Since gaining independence from Britain, the nation of Botswana has become one of Africa’s greatest success stories. It maintains one of the world’s fastest growing economies and a burgeoning democracy. Despite its success, Botswana is still plagued with a high rate of HIV infection and unemployment among its population. This video from Wide Angle provides a look at the affluence and afflictions of Botswana today.
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