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Vol 53 No 18

Published 7th September 2012


Botswana

Glittering prospects

The government does all it can to tempt foreign investors into diamonds, and other mining projects, too

As parliamentary elections approach in 2014, Botswana’s divided opposition parties cannot complain about the economy. The biggest gesture of confidence came from diamond giant De Beers, which began in mid-August to move all its final sorting and marketing operations from London to Gaborone.

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