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Poll finds 1/3 Africans paid bribes in past year

DAKAR, Senegal — Nearly one-third of Africans surveyed say they have been forced to pay bribes including for medical treatment, according to a 34-nation poll released Wednesday.

The Afrobarometer survey also found it was often the poorest people in each country who pressured to pay bribes at health clinics and hospitals.

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