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Cape Verde rises to 35th place in the Corruption Perception Index

The rise in the ranking occurs after the application of various measures to increase transparency in government and commercial transactions. The trend of recent years has resulted in an increase of 3 points

Cape Verde rose four places to 35th place in the Corruption Perceptions Index, reaching 60 points on a scale of zero to 100, and is one of the least corrupt African countries, according to a report released on Tuesday.

This year’s edition of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), prepared by the non-governmental organization (NGO) Transparency International, shows that Cape Verde is, along with Botswana, after Seychelles, one of the least corrupt countries on the continent. African.

According to the report, “public sector reforms have also kept Cape Verde the top scorer in the region. The country has implemented various measures to increase transparency in government and business transactions, in line with its Open Government Partnership commitments.”

The trend of the last five years translated into an increase of three points, and considering the last 10 years, it has remained the same as now: 60.

The CPI was created by Transparency International in 1995 and since then it has been a benchmark in the analysis of the phenomenon of corruption, based on the perception of experts and businessmen on the levels of corruption in the public sector.

It is a composite index, that is, it results from the combination of corruption analysis sources developed by other independent organizations, and classifies 180 countries and territories from zero (perceived as very corrupt) to 100 points (very transparent).

In 2012, the organization revised the methodology used to build the index to allow comparison of scores from year to year.

Source: Observadora

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