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  • New Zealand and Denmark deemed the 'least corrupt' countries in the world - Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand and Denmark deemed the 'least corrupt' countries in the world - Stuff.co.nz;

    New Zealand has regained its top spot in a global watchdog's rundown of the most corruption-free countries in the world. Transparency International, a Berlin-based anti-corruption organisation, uses World Bank data, the World Economic Forum and other ...and more »

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

    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 Perceptions Index in the region, the dissatisfaction of citizens ...and more »

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

    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, socio-economic malaise and the anti-corruption agenda.and more »

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

    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 can be attributed to unaccountable governments, lack of ...and more »

  • India in red zone on transparency list - The Hindu

    India in red zone on transparency list - The Hindu;

    A bank employee takes out a bundle of old 500 Indian rupee banknotes from a sack to count them inside a bank in Jammu, November 25, 2016. | Photo Credit: Reuters. Special Correspondent. NEW DELHI January 26, 2017 00:06 IST. Updated: January 26 ...and more »

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

    2016 showed that around the world systemic corruption and social inequality reinforce each other, leading to popular disenchantment with political establishments and providing a fertile ground for the rise of populist politicians. 69 per cent of the ...and more »

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

    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 majority of Arab countries have failed to fulfil the will of ...and more »

  • Global public sector corruption fuels rise of populist politicians, report says - The Guardian

    Global public sector corruption fuels rise of populist politicians, report says - The Guardian;

    More than two-thirds of countries on the index were judged to have a serious corruption problem, scoring less than 50 out of 100. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content.and more »

  • Report: Populist Leaders Can Make Corruption Worse - Voice of America

    Report: Populist Leaders Can Make Corruption Worse - Voice of America;

    AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, right, Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France, center, and Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, left, stand together after ...and more »

  • New Zealand reclaims title as world's least corrupt country - New Zealand Herald

    Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016 gave New Zealand a score of 90 points out of 100, placing it first-equal with Denmark out of 176 countries. Photo / Greg Bowker. New Zealand has reclaimed its ranking as the least ...and more »