According to Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, Africa is the most corrupt region of the world. Corruption according to the African Union, is the “abuse of entrusted power for private gain – is pervasive and one of the biggest barriers to Africa’s development.” For more SEE: Corruption SSA 2020 Pbd
The Co Authors of this work are John Cusack and Solomon Abiakalam.
John Cusack is a leading financial crime fighter, Founder & Editor of the Financial Crime News/Metriqa limited, former Global MLRO at UBS and Standard Chartered Bank, Two time Co Chair of the Wolfsberg Group (to end 2019), Board member of the Traffik Analysis Hub and Adviser to Leading Regtech Providers Quantexa and Caspian and a number of important FIs.
The FCN Sub Saharan Africa Financial Crime Index – 2020, rates 40 Countries, as to the financial crime threats they face, and the responses taken to mitigate these threats resulting in an overall Risk score and ranking. For more details see below.
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The Sub Saharan Africa Financial Crime Country Index is based on a proprietary methodology, that takes more than 20 separate indices to generate scores across 40 Sub Saharan African Countries with scores for “Threats” and “Responses” and in aggregate “Risks”.
For More details see the METHODOLOGY HERE.
Overall Country Ratings
Threats Scores & Ratings
Responses Scores & Ratings
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Overall Country Threat, Response & Risk Scores
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Beyond the risks evident within and between Countries in Sub Saharan Africa, are the risks that exist with third Countries outside the region, where trade links play a significant role in raising living standards but also present opportunities for criminal activities to thrive. SSA has overall a positive trade balance exporting more than it imports, exchanging petroleum products & other fuels, raw metals and minerals, crops such as cotton, coffee, cocoa, tea, rubber and timber, for imports of goods, including of refined petroleum products, capital goods such as equipment for drilling and extraction and for transmission, including electricity and communications, as well as manufactured and consumer goods. Fore more see HERE. Third Countries
The Countries below are Sub Saharan Africa’s largest trading partners, largest investors and aid providers, as well as countries from where nationals have family ties to many millions that live in the region itself.
Extract from the “Summary” Country Threat Assessment for Namibia is set out below.