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Transparency International: Libya is among the most corrupt countries in the world

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

BERLIN – Transparency International, an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, has published its annual Corruption Perceptions Index for the year 2018, which placed Libya among the the most corrupt countries in the world.

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts. The Index uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.

Among those 180 countries, Libya was ranked 170 making it on top of the ten most corrupt countries along side Afghanistan, Sudan, North Korea, Yemen, South Sudan, Syria and Somalia

Libya had a low score of 17, making it among the bottom scorers in Africa along side Sudan, South Sudan and Somalia.

Libya is also among bottom scorers in the region of Middles East and North Africa, making it the third most corrupt Arab country before Yemen and Syria respectively.

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