Global Corruption Barometer Africa 2019: Citizen's views and experiences of corruption

Filed under - Surveys

Report published 11 July 2019
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Corruption is hindering Africa’s economic, political and social development. It is a major barrier to economic growth, good governance and basic freedoms, such as freedom of speech or citizens’ right to hold governments to account. More than this, corruption affects the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. While it varies extensively across countries and public institutions, corruption harms hundreds of millions of citizens by undermining their chances of a stable, prosperous future.This 10th edition of the Global Corruption Barometer – Africa shows that the range of corruption challenges that African citizens face is complex and multifaceted, requiring fundamental and systemic changes.

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Region - Sub-Saharan Africa   
Topic - Civil society   |   Politics and government   |   Surveys   

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