Corruption in Africa by Numbers

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  • 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
  • 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.

Bribery Is a Major Problem in Nigeria

The highest negative ratings went to Nigeria, where 78 percent of citizens believe government is involved in corruption.  

(Photo: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

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