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Cape Town – While South Africa improved its score in the latest corruption index, there are still six sub-Saharan African countries that have a cleaner bill of health.

That is the warning from Corruption Watch, after Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index showed South Africa had improved its ranking marginally from 2015.

Its rank in relation to the 176 countries reviewed in 2016 fell three places from 61st to 64th, but its score improved by one point from 44th to 45th (the lower the score the more corrupt a country is perceived to be).

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