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2022-10-02
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Public institutions in Africa are seriously corrupt, and more than half of Africans have no choice but to pay bribes

[70% of respondents in Liberia said that they had to pay bribes when fighting for basic social services such as health care and education.]

[more than 80% of South Africans said that corruption was intensifying, while 75% of Nigerians held a similar view.]

[in the small African countries of Mauritius and Botswana, only 1% of people said that they paid official fees beyond the normal standard when receiving public services.]

the latest survey report of African polling organization "afrobarometer" and other non-governmental organizations shows that there are serious bribery in Africa, and people have no choice but to choose bribery to achieve their goals in the process of obtaining basic social services

the above survey interviewed 43000 people from 28 countries in sub Saharan Africa. Surprisingly, more than half of the respondents said they had offered bribes many times in the past year. What is more worrying is that 58% of people believe that corruption in Africa is getting worse

the poorer the more corrupt

the investigation of the technological progress of lithium-ion batteries estimated that in the sub Saharan region, about 75million people had committed bribery in the past year. Moreover, the level of bribery in poor areas is twice that in rich areas

from the data, the poorer the region, the more serious the corruption problem. It is worth noting that in poor countries where basic needs such as medical services or clean drinking water are difficult to meet, corruption may mean the difference between life and death

According to the report, Liberia, one of the least developed countries in the world, is the African country with the most serious bribery situation. 70% of the respondents in the country said that they had to pay bribes when fighting for basic social services such as medical care and education. For example, seeing a doctor in a hospital in Liberia did not just rely on making an appointment in advance to enjoy the service

investigators believe that this may be because the rich have contacts that can prevent them from paying bribes, while the poor can't talk about interpersonal accommodation at all. They have no mercy in front of bribed officials, and finally have to choose to pay bribes

public institutions are seriously corrupt

the survey results show that in Africa, the police and courts, which were originally used to defend civil rights, are recognized as the most corrupt places

more than 1/4 people have to knock on the door by bribery in the process of dealing with these institutions, and about 1/5 people obtain official approvals and medical services by paying unofficial fees, giving gifts or providing other conveniences

"when passing the customs, border inspectors are often difficult to deal with, and often need to pay much more than the formal standard. After entering the country, they will often encounter the police in the street concocting various reasons to stop for money." Chen Xiaochen, a researcher at the Chongyang Institute of finance of Renmin University of China, has been to Africa for many times to investigate and report. He told "2. Electronic omnipotent series first finance and economics". In many African countries, political corruption is from top to bottom and "rooted in the hearts of the people". As long as there is a little power in hand, there is a tendency to use power for rent-seeking

Chen Xiaochen said that this kind of corruption has brought great trouble to foreign investors, and it is easy for Chinese investors to go to Africa, so the requirements for the chemical resistance of materials will be correspondingly improved, falling into the dilemma of "nothing can be done without money". 3 and 6 work areas standardized the use of iron tools

the biggest threat to the economy

both local African enterprises and external observers have attributed the economic bottleneck in Africa to corruption to a large extent

"corruption is the biggest threat to economic growth in Africa." Alimufuruki, CEO of InfoTech, a Tanzanian investment company, said frankly

the British economist magazine has previously criticized South Africa, accusing its ruling party, the ANC, of incompetence and complete corruption as the main source of South Africa's economic and social decline

muvruji believes that to solve the problem of corruption, we obviously need good and ethical leadership, stronger anti-corruption law enforcement, and truly severe punishment measures for corruption crimes. At the same time, it also requires the state, families and individuals to jointly improve the anti-corruption culture and atmosphere

however, most African governments, including some rich countries, are currently lacking in action on the issue of anti-corruption, making most citizens pessimistic about their future expectations

as the two richest countries in Africa, the bribery rate in South Africa is 7%, while that in Nigeria is as high as 42%. However, more than 80% of South Africans said that corruption was intensifying, while 75% of Nigerians held a similar view

however, corruption and poverty are not unchangeable fates

during a recent interview in Ethiopia, China Business News found that although the government is inefficient, it is very honest because of the heavy penalties imposed on corruption. A local Chinese restaurant owner once told this newspaper that although Ethiopian government officials often came to inspect, they never asked for bribes

according to the above report, in the small African countries of Mauritius and Botswana, only 1% of people said that they paid fees beyond the normal standard to the official when receiving public services. Such a low proportion of bribes can almost be compared with European and American countries

the report also highlighted the case of strong anti-corruption in Senegal, a West African country. The country has set up a special national office to combat corruption and fraud, and passed a law requiring elected officials to declare property in April 2014

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