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Kenya among the most corrupt countries globally, report shows

27 January 2016, 18:27 Arap Yego

Nairobi - Kenya is still among the most corrupt countries in the world, despite the sustained fight  by the President Uhuru Kenyatta to fight the vice, a new report shows.

According to the latest Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2015 report released Tuesday, Kenya was ranked position 139 out of 168 countries and territories surveyed.

Kenya scored 25 on a scale of zero to 100, the same score recorded in 2014. Zero is perceived to be highly corrupt, and 100 very clean.

“Kenya’s score is below the global average of 43 and Sub Saharan Africa’s mean of 33. Kenya had a score of 27 in 2013 and was ranked number 145,” said Samuel Kimeu, the executive Director of Transparency International (Kenya).

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“The results demonstrate that efforts to tackle corruption in the country have borne little results,” added Kimeu, who spoke in Nairobi as he released the survey results.

Botswana took the lead among African countries involved in the survey at 28 (with a score of 63).

Cape Verde and Seychelles which both scored 55 were ranked position 40, while Rwanda was the only country from East Africa to be among the top five in the continent after it emerged position 44 with 54 points. Mauritius and Namibia tied at number 45.

Kenya tied with Uganda at the same 139 position globally Tanzania was at number 117 while Burundi came last in the region at position 150.

Globally, Denmark was ranked first for the 2nd year running with a score of 91, Finland, Sweden, New Zealand, Netherlands and Norway complete the top five list.  On the other hand North Korea and Somalia were placed at the bottom of the pile, scoring just 8 points each.

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