Perceptions and experiences of corruption in the public service in Kenya

Corruption is an offence that is committed by both the public and the non-public officials. The research on corruption in the public service established relationship between disguised perpetrators of corruption and the problem of unexplained wealth accumulation in Kenya’s Public Sector. Nine (9) out of ten (10) of members of public and nine (9) out of ten (10) of public officials perceived there was corruption in Public Service; six (6) out of ten (10) of members of public and five (5) out of ten (10) of public officials had witnessed and/or experienced corruption in the Public Service; seven (7) out of ten (10) members of public and six (6) out of ten (10) public officials reported that corruption is perpetrated by a public official collaborating with a non-public official; and four (4) out of ten (10) members of public and four (4) out of ten (10) public officials reported that corruption is perpetrated by a non-public official collaborating with another non-public official.

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What you can do to help

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