Kenya drops 6 positions in Transparency International corruption index


Kenya drops six positions in the new TI Corruption Perception Index to rank at position 145 globally compared to 2015.

Speaking while launching the report, Samuel Kimeu who is the Executive Director of Transparency International, also announced that war-torn Somalia was ranked as the most corrupt country for the 10th year in a row.

Second worst is South Sudan followed by North Korea in the bottom three.

Qatar, however, recorded the biggest fall of the year, dropping to 31st place from 22nd amid allegations of corruption surrounding its successful bid with FIFA to host the 2022 World Cup, which was marred by scandal.

Top of the list of the countries perceived to be the least corrupt in the world was Denmark in Western Europe followed by New Zealand in Oceania and Finland also in Western Europe taking position three.

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