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Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to appear at the bottom of Transparency International’s annual index, with the violent, chaotic East African nation of Somalia maintaining its 12-year streak as the lowest rated nation on the chart that tracks perceptions of corruption in 180 countries.   The index also found that more than two thirds of the countries surveyed scored below 50 points on the 100-point scale, with an average score of 43.  African nations averaged a score of 32.  No...

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