Zimbabweans See Corruption on the Increase but Fear Consequences of Reporting

Stephen Ndoma

05 May 2015

7pages PDF

"Transparency International consistently ranks Zimbabwe among the most corrupt countries in the world (156th out of 175 countries in its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index). In the latest Afrobarometer survey, a majority of adult Zimbabweans say that the level of corruption in the country has increased over the past year and that the government is performing badly in its fight against the scourge. Incidents of corruption are under-reported for a variety of reasons, including fear of adverse consequences, and many Zimbabweans appear to feel helpless to combat corruption."