Survey ranks South Africa the 70th most corrupt country

According to Transparency International, global corruption levels are generally at a standstill.

 South Africa recently saw the release of the state capture inquiry’s report, the first of three volumes to be published to try expose and address levels of corruption in the country. Photo: Flickr/GCIS

Transparency International’s 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has ranked South Africa as the 70th most corrupt country from a list of 180 countries.

The CPI is the most widely-used global corruption ranking in the world. It measures how corrupt each country’s public sector is perceived to be, according to experts including the World Bank and World Economic Forum. More here.

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