Diamond-dependant Botswana is strengthening efforts to diversify its economy beyond diamonds, given that diamond demand has been somewhat volatile in recent years.
Sub-Saharan Africa remains a worthwhile investment proposition. By Samantha Barnes.
Diamond producer, Debswana Diamond (Debswana), has commenced with the Cut-9 project to extend the life of diamond mine, Jwaneng Mine.
In Limpopo’s Welgevonden Game Reserve, Katie Bigelow tracks leopard and lion, and goes underground for a close-up peek at rhino and elephant.
Mining and minerals tend to form the backbone of the economies of most African countries. Botswana is no different. The success of the Botswana economy over the years is largely due to revenues realised from diamonds which continue to be the mainstay of the economy, currently accounting for more than one-third of GDP, 70-80% of… Read more »