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Corruption and inequality: how populists mislead people - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Analysis by Finn Heinrich, Transparency International. With the launch of Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 just five days after Donald Trump's inauguration as US President, it's timely to look at the links between populism ...and more »

Asia Pacific: Fighting corruption is side-lined - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Kate Hanlon, Transparency International. The majority of Asia Pacific countries sit in the bottom half of the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. 19 out of 30 countries in the region scored 40 or less out of 100. Poor performance ...and more »

Middle East and North Africa: A very drastic decline - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Kinda Hattar, Transparency International. Despite the political changes that shook the Arab region six years ago, the hope for Arab countries to fight corruption and end impunity has not seen any progress yet. On the contrary, the ...and more »

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016: Vicious circle of corruption and inequality must be tackled - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat. Translations: AR | RU | PT | ES | FR. 2016 showed that around the world systemic corruption and social inequality reinforce each other, leading to popular disenchantment with political establishments ...and more »

Ranked: the world's most corrupt countries as Qatar leads the Middle East down - City A.M.

Perceptions of corruption in Qatar have soared as it prepares to host the football World Cup in 2022, according to an influential index. Corruption perceptions in the Middle East rose more than any other region in the face of instability and crackdowns ...and more »

Sub Saharan Africa: Corruption is a big issue in 2016 African elections - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Paul Banoba, Transparency International. The elections held across Africa in 2016 provide a good reflection of corruption trends in the region. In countries like Ghana, which is the second worst decliner in the 2016 Corruption ...and more »

Uganda ranks high in corruption - New Vision

Jose Ugaz chair for transparency International in the report attributes the high levels of corruption to deficiency of opportunities for all which has created a vicious circle between corruption and unequal distribution of power in society. Corrupt ...and more »

The Most (And Least) Corrupt Countries In The Middle East - Forbes

Transparency International has released its latest rankings of corruption around the world and, as ever, there is little to cheer about in the Middle East, with five of the world's ten most corrupt countries coming from the region. The worst performer ...and more »

'Systemic corruption' in Africa, watchdog says - Deutsche Welle

Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 176 countries by their perceived levels of corruption in the public sector. The index ranges from 0 to 100 where the higher the figure the cleaner the country, the lower the figure, the ...and more »

Norway remains one of world's least corrupt countries - The Local Norway

news@thelocal.no · @thelocalnorway. 25 January 2017. 09:53 CET+01:00. Norway is among the least corrupt places in the world according to a comparison of 176 countries released on Wednesday. Norway was ranked sixth in this year's Corruption Perception ...and more »