Top 25 Most Corrupt Countries In Africa

Corruption is ubiquitous, it is everywhere, in every country. But some are more corrupt than others.

This is a list of the top 25 most corrupt countries in Africa as ranked by transparency international (an international NGO created with the sole purpose of creating change towards a world free of corruption).

Most Corrupt countries in Africa

Somalia is ranked the top most corrupt country (a title it has held for the past decade) in not just Africa, but the world in general. and surprisingly Nigeria which is often regarded as the most corrupt country in the world is 23th in Africa and 136th in the world

You can sort the list of corrupt countries in Africa below.

Source: Transparency International.

Top 25 Most Corrupt Countries In Africa

Rank Country world Rank
1 Somalia 176
2 South sudan 175
3 Sudan 170
4 Libya 170
5 Guinea bissua 168
6 Eritrea 164
7 Angola 164
8 Republic of Congo 159
9 Chad 159
10 Central Africa Re. 159
11 Burundi 159
12 D.r Congo 156
13 Zimbabwe 154
14 Uganda 151
15 Madagascar 145
16 Kenya 145
17 Gambia 145
18 Cameroun 146
19 Mozambique 182
20 Mauritania 142
21 Guinea 142
22 Papua New Guinea 136
23 Nigeria 136
24 Sierra leone 123
25 Djibouti 123

**The corruption perceived index (CPI) of the countries above was ranked based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. It is a composite index – a combination of polls – drawing on corruption-related data collected by a variety of reputable institutions.

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