Botswana's Economy Needs More Than Diamonds To Shine

Jun 29, 2016
Originally published on June 29, 2016 7:00 am

The world's second largest diamond goes on the auction block today for an expected $70 million.

It was found last fall in Botswana, where half the population is poor or hovering just above poverty.

All of which raises the question: How much do diamond sales benefit Botswana's citizens?

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