Eritrea and corruption: an increasingly sad story

It is hardly news to say that Eritrea is repressive, or that it has no democracy. But for many years people (even grudgingly) accepted that the rule of President Isaias Afwerki was free from the scourge of corruption.

Sadly, this is no longer the case.

These studies, accumulated by the World Bank, point in the other direction.

This graph summarises the findings.

Eritrea Corruption graph

The original material is drawn from 22 different institutions – ranging from the African Development Bank to the World Bank itself.

 

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