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2021-01-30 Afghanistan
Afghanistan Ranked 165 out of 180 in CPI: Transparency
Scientific proof of what we already knew.
[KhaamaPress] Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perception Index in an analytical report indicated that Afghanistan has been ranked 165 out of 180 countries on Thursday.

Afghanistan was ranked with a score of 19 out of 100 points in regards to corruption prevention, CPI ranked 180 countries by their levels of public sector corruption, According to Transparency organization.

"The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, uses a scale of zero to 100, where zero is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean", according to the report.

"The top countries on the CPI are Denmark and New Zealand, with scores of 88, followed by Finland, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland
...home of the Helvetians, famous for cheese, watches, yodeling, and William Tell...
, with scores of 85 each.

"The bottom countries are South Sudan and Somalia, with scores of 12 each, followed by Syria (14), Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
(15) and Venezuela
...a country in Central America that sits on an enormous pool of oil. Formerly the most prospereous country in the region, it became infested with Commies sniffing almost unlimited wealth. It turned out the wealth wasn't unlimited, the economy collapsed under the clownish Hugo Chavez, the murder rate exceeded places like Honduras and El Salvador. A significant proportion of the populace refugeed to Colombia and points south...
Welp, can't argue with those scores...
"Since 2012, 26 countries improved their CPI scores, including Greece, Myanmar and Ecuador. In the same period, 22 countries decreased their scores, including Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers...
, Malawi and Bosnia & Herzegovina*Twenty-two countries significantly decreased their scores, including Bosnia and Herzegovina (35), Guatemala (25), Lebanon (25), Malawi (30), Malta (53) and Poland (56)".

The watchdog reported, half of the countries have been stagnant on the index for almost a decade, and that stalled government efforts to tackle corruption.

More than two-thirds of countries have scored below 50, Transparency international highlighted integrity challenges among the highest-scoring countries in the previous year, showing that no nation is free of corruption.
The index shows that anti-corruption efforts in Afghanistan have improved somewhat since 2019. Afghanistan scored 15 out 100 in 2017 followed by 16 in 2018 and 2019 and improved its score to 19 in 2020. This improved Afghanistan’s ranking to 165 among 179 countries.
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