This list is taken from the Transparency International Corruption Index of 2006. The scoring is from 1 – 10 with the lower score being the most corrupt. The source of the index is polls and surveys from 21 independent institutions. Only verifiable data is accepted for inclusion. The index includes 163 nations.
10. Equatorial Guinea – 2.1
Equatorial Guinea is one of the smallest countries in continental Africa. The current president of Equatorial Guinea is Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The 1982 constitution of Equatorial Guinea gives Obiang extensive powers, including naming and dismissing [...]
US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton warned Beijing that its alleged attack on Google would have “consequences” and compared China’s current censorship of the internet to the days of eastern European communism and the Berlin Wall.
In turn Chinese government officials criticised Mrs Clinton this week, accusing America of “information imperialism” in its critique of the country’s online restrictions to information.
The Chinese state-sponsored English-language newspaper the Global Times, said in a recent report that information from the [...]