Rwanda and Kenya’s Private Sector are perceived to be less corrupt than Denmark and Switzerland
A research conducted by Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) shows that Rwanda and Kenya’s private sector is perceived to be less corrupt compared to Denmark and Switzerland. The survey was done on a scale of 1(lowest) to 5(highest), where Rwanda scored (1.7), Kenya (2.7), Denmark (3.0), Switzerland (3.1) and Finland (3.3).
The survey also looked at the Judiciary System where Rwanda scored (2.0) beating Switzerland (2.2), Canada (2.8) and USA (3.3). GCB also looked at the bribery rates (the percentage of people in a population that have paid bribe to get things going) in every country; Rwanda scored 13% and Tunisia 18% which is way below the global average rate of 27%.
Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2014 report measured the public perception on the corruption’s levels in the public sector across 175 countries around the world. The scale of measurement ranging from 0(highest) to 100(lowest); sub-Saharan Africa country with perceived to be the least corrupt is Botswana (63), outdoing Italy (43), Brazil (43), India (38) China (36) and Russia (27). Botswana also scored much higher than the global average CPI score that currently stands at 43.
In terms of good governance, 45% of the 47 sub-Saharan African countries surveyed shows that there is some improvement with the CPI scores rising compared to 2013.