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

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

- Ghana has been listed by Transparency International as one of the corrupt countries in the year 2019

- Ghana scored 41 percent and was listed alongside countries such as Senegal, South Africa Seychelles and Cabo Verde

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

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The 2019 Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International has listed Ghana as one of the corrupt countries in Africa in the year 2019.

With a score of 41 out of 100, the country was named along with South Africa, Senegal, Seychelles and others.

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

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

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

Corruption Perception Index: Ghana named as one of Africa’s 10 most corrupt countries in 2019
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In other news, popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, will no longer function on some Andriod and iOS devices.

Information available shows that the Facebook-owned application has stopped running on older versions of Android and iPhone iOS 8.

Per a report by, the app can no longer develop features for specified devices, starting from Saturday, February 1, 2020.

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+, iPhone devices running iOS 9+, as well as phones running KaiOS 2.5.1+, including JioPhon and JioPhone 2.

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