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Diamond-rich Botswana’s economy loses sparkle

Botswana for years was hailed as an economic success story, but the collapse in demand for the country's diamonds has hit revenues hard.

World Cup fever infects Botswana

Playing on a dusty ground with no sign of grass under Botswana's scorching sun, young footballers dream of their heroes arriving in Africa in 2010.

Poverty tarnishes sparkle of Botswana diamonds

Tshepo Mokwena had a glittering education, sponsored by the Botswana government's diamond wealth, but a year after graduating she still has no job.

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