Botswana | The Diamond Connection

Behind Botswana’s happy and prosperous image lie some disconcerting truths By Tshireletso Motlogelwa When, in January, the website of investigative weekly Mmegi went blank for a week, editor Ntibinyane Ntibinyane didn’t hesitate before he accused the country’s Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) of hacking.  After all, his newspaper routinely ‘follows the money’ in diamond-rich … Read more…

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