28 July 2010, 12:00 p.m. | Burundi the most corrupt country in East Africa

Transparency International

Transparency International (TI) released their East African Bribery Index for 2010 this week ranking Burundi in the first place as the most corrupt country in the region, Uganda second, Kenya third and Tanzania fourth.

Rwanda was considered the least corrupt of the East African countries.

The police forces for Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya have been named under the top five most corrupt institutions for the region.

The East African Bribery Index is a governance tool developed to measure bribery levels in the private and public sectors in the region. The survey was conducted among 10,505 respondents selected through random household sampling across all the administrative provinces in the five countries between January and March 2010. 

Three police forces on corruption list

According to the EABI the Revenue Authority in Burundi was the most corrupt institution in the region. Last year the Kenya Police held the first place. The police ...

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