Fighting Corruption in Afghanistan with Mobile Phones

Thursday, October 29, 2009

According to BBC correspondent David Loyn, Afghanistan is considered the 175th most corrupt nation in the world. But some ingenious people are trying to fight that corruption … with cell phones. In a pilot program, officials are attemping to eliminate graft by paying police officers their monthly wage via mobile phones.

Guests:

David Loyn

Contributors:

Molly Webster

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