The world of the poor is mainly characterized by extremely poverty; poor service delivery, high rate of corruption and its people are living wrecked lives from birth until untimely death. On contrary the other side of the world of the poor there is the world of the rich. This world is industrialized, technologically advanced and relatively affluent. This paper seeks to find out the existence of the relationship between development and corruption. It identifies different tactics that can be used as lessons to the African countries towards the achievement of development and eradication of corruption. It starts by introduction, and then shows the relationship between corruption and development. It uses economic model, governance model and corruption and human development model to justify the existence of the relation. It is also discusses the status of England since sixteenth century to nineteenth century. The paper ended up with the conclusion and recommendation.
Keywords: Development; Corruption; Economic model, Governance model. England. Africa.