These are Africa’s top 5 most corrupt institutions of 2019

July 12, 2019 at 11:00 am | News

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

July 12, 2019 at 11:00 am | News

FILE: SAPS members on parade at the Cape Town train station during a visit by Police Minister Bheki Cele on 6 May 2019. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN
The South African Police Service is considered the most corrupt institution in the country. Pic credit: EWN


Citizens think that the police are the most corrupt public institution, with nearly half (47 per cent) believing that most or all police officers are corrupt. This is consistent with the previous round of findings from the 2015 survey, suggesting that more work needs to be done to improve citizen trust in police, the GCB report said. In DRC, where corruption is rife, eighty-one per cent of citizens thinks the police are corrupt, followed by Gabon (75 per cent) and Uganda (70 per cent).

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