Rankings released in 2016 show that Ghana is ranked 70th in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI).
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The country scored 43 points out of a possible 100, leading to the current standing.
The 2016 rankings mean Ghana performed better than other African countries like Burkina Faso and Lesotho.
Meanwhile, countries like Botswana – 60, Cape Verde – 59, Mauritius – 54, Rwanda – 54, Namibia – 52, Sao Tome and Principe – 46, Senegal – 45 and South Africa – 4, all performed better than Ghana in this year’s index.
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Credible data sources like the World Bank Country Policy and Institutional Assessment, African Development Bank, Bertelsmann Foundation Transformation, World Economic Forum and World Justice Project among others were used to compute Ghana’s index.
Ghana's current ranking means the nation dropped by four points, as compared to the 47 per cent gathered in 2015.