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Kenya drops in corruption index

Kenya has been ranked position 144 globally after dropping one point in the 2018 global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International on Tuesday.

According to the report that ranked 188 countries Kenya scored 27 out of possible one 100. In 2018 Kenya scored 28 which shows increased of corruption in the country.

In a report released by the Transparency International, the country has obtained a score of 27 out of 100 a decline from 28 points scored in 2017.

The report is released at a time when the country is focused on the war against corruption.

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The office of the DPP and CID who are tasked by the constitution to investigate corruption cases have uped their game in the recent past.

EACC and the Judiciary have been portrayed as the institution that is slugging behind in the war against corruption.

Rwanda is ranked highest in the East African region garnering 56 points, a country that has been used as an example in the region for its fight against impunity.


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