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North Korea, East Africa Rank High on Corruption Scale

North Korea, Afghanistan, and several East Africa nations again rank among the countries perceived to be the most corrupt, according to an annual report by the better governance group Transparency International. The 20th “Corruption Perceptions Index” released Wednesday by Transparency International (TI) ranks 175 countries on a scale of 0 to 100 scale showing “corrupt” to “clean.” The bottom five on the index are concentrated in East Africa. Somalia came in last, closely followed by...

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