17 March 2011 | Angeline Albert
Botswana is more developed than most African nations. But there is still corruption that needs to be tackled and more recognition for buyers could help, finds Angeline Albert
The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International gave Botswana a medium corruption score of 5.8, a better rating than all other African nations. And anecdotally, its experts say the quality of procurement practice in the country is considered to be third in Africa, behind South Africa and Ghana respectively.