South Africa ranked the 9th most corrupt African country in 2019

South Africa ranked the 9th most corrupt African country in 2019

- South Africa has been listed by Transparency International as one of the most corrupt countries in Africa in 2019

- South Africa and was listed alongside countries such as Senegal, Ghana, Seychelles and Cape Verde

- The top two countries on the list were Seychelles with 66 per cent and Botswana with 61 per cent

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The 2019 Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International has listed South Africa as the ninth most corrupt country in Africa in 2019.

With a score of 44 out of 100, the country was named along with Ghana, Senegal, Seychelles and others.

The chart shows Seychelles topping the table with a score of 66 per cent, Botswana following with 61 per cent, Cabo Verde coming third with 58 per cent and Rwanda placing fourth with 53 per cent.

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Namibia and Mauritius were tied at the fifth position with 52 per cent, Sao Tome and Principe came seventh with 46 per cent and Senegal was placed eighth with 45 per cent.

Per a report by, South Africa and Ghana completed the top 10 list with 44 and 41 per cent respectively.

Corruption Perception Index: Ghana named as one of Africa’s 10 most corrupt countries in 2019

Source: UGC

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In other news, popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, will no longer function on some Andriod and iOS devices.

The Facebook-owned application has stopped running on older versions of Android and iPhone iOS 8.

Affected devices include those on Android versions 2.3.7 or older as well as iPhone iOS 8 and older.

WhatsApp will, however, make support systems available for Android devices running OS 4.0.3+ and iPhone devices running iOS 9+.

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