Crime, fraud and collusion in South Africa

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File: Cartels in South Africa have manipulated the prices of the most basic of goods.

JOHANNESBURG - Transparency International&39;s latest corruption ranking puts South Africa at 71 out of 180 countries.

Generally, Sub-Saharan Africa performed poorly in the index.

The list charts perceptions of government corruption among experts and people in business.

But corruption is not unique to the public sector.

Cartels in South Africa have manipulated the prices of the most basic of goods.

* eNCA reporter Erin Bates filed this report.

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