Corruption in Africa by Numbers

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  • Confidence in Governments Low Throughout Africa
  • Police officers considered to be among the most corrupt.
  • Sierra Leone tops survey for most bribes paid.
  • The less well off is the group most affected by corruption.
  • Quality of life plays a role in corruption perception.
  • Is paying a bribe the only way to get things done in Africa?
  • Bribery, a major problem in Nigeria.
  • Bribes paid for access to health care.
  • Those in Mali's legal profession deemed most corrupt.
  • Corruption in Africa by Numbers

Sierra Leone Tops Survey for Most Bribes Paid

In the past year, 63 percent of Sierra Leoneans say they paid a bribe at least once. 

(Photo: REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard)

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