Corruption Index 2013: Uganda Drops 14 Places

In June this year, former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM),  Geoffrey Kazinda was sentenced to 5 years in  jail after he was found guilty for forging 26 signatures of his then boss and  Pius Bigirimana.
In June this year, former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Geoffrey Kazinda was sentenced to 5 years in jail after he was found guilty for forging 26 signatures of his then boss and Pius Bigirimana.

Uganda has fallen 14 steps in the 2013 corruption perception index, according to the Transparency International report.

The index ranks 177 countries by their perceived levels of public-sector corruption. It draws on surveys covering expert assessments and views of business people.

Uganda is ranked at 140/177 and scored 26 as compared to last year when it was ranked the 130th most corrupt country in the world.

Denmark and New Zealand tied for first place out of 177 countries – meaning they were perceived to have the lowest levels of state sector graft.

The latest perceptions of corruption index says Somalia is the world’s most corrupt country. Botswana ranks as Africa’s least corrupt.

1 thought on “Corruption Index 2013: Uganda Drops 14 Places

  1. Uganda should be ranked the last ,considering how the head of state is encouraging corruption.

    Infact it is only in Uganda whhere head of state carries money in sacks while toruing the communties and prjects.

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