Nairobi – 19th November 2012 –A survey by Transparency International Kenya and Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) reveals that regulatory authorities in East Africa demand the highest amount of bribes from transporters and drivers along the transport corridors.
According to the report titled Bribery as a non-tariff barrier to trade; a case study of East African trade corridors, Tanzania’s regulatory authorities ranked worst at USD 12, 640 (Kshs. 1,074,400) followed by Kenya at USD6, 715 (Kshs. 570,775), Uganda was third at USD3, 672 (Kshs.312, 120) while Rwanda ranked fourth at USD 679 (Kshs. 57,715) and Burundi had the lowest at USD293 (Kshs. 24,905).