Uganda has fallen 14 steps in the 2013 corruption perception index, according to the Transparency International report.
The index ranks 177 countries by their perceived levels of public-sector corruption. It draws on surveys covering expert assessments and views of business people.
Uganda is ranked at 140/177 and scored 26 as compared to last year when it was ranked the 130th most corrupt country in the world.
Denmark and New Zealand tied for first place out of 177 countries – meaning they were perceived to have the lowest levels of state sector graft.
The latest perceptions of corruption index says Somalia is the world’s most corrupt country. Botswana ranks as Africa’s least corrupt.