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DRC heads corrupt-index list

The Democratic Republic of Congo has topped a list of the world’s highest risk countries for corruption, with the “extreme risk” rating obviously presenting a flashing red signal for foreign investors from countries working under mounting anti-corruption compliance and transparency pressures.

Verisk Maplecroft’s global Corruption Risk Index, which ranks 198 countries on the prevalence of bribery and government effectiveness in fighting it, has DRC No.