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Diamonds are Forever (2009): Botswana's reliance on the diamond trade has brought about stability and prosperity - but can it last? For similar stories, see: Zimbabwe's Blood Diamond Killing Fields https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9Bk5VIhjiY Angola's Diamond War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzy782ikkPA The Disastrous Legacy of Sierra Leone’s Diamond Industry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rsOhgQq2rM Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/4519 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures For many African countries the discovery of diamonds has turned into a curse, with blood or conflict diamonds fuelling exploitation, subversion and division. But in Botswana, it's a different story. The diamond has transformed Botswana from one of the poorest countries in the world, to one of the most prosperous and stable countries in Africa. An inspiring initiative has seen Botswana's vast diamond reserves, worth about three billion US dollars a year, being used to share wealth throughout the nation. Trade Consultant Ntetleng Masisi says they used diamonds to bring about health facilities, education and a markedly improved quality of life. "The earnings from our exports of diamonds have really done a lot for us." But Botswana's reliance on diamond revenue means that the whole of the country's future is now in the hands of the diamond dealers . SBS Australia – Ref. 4519 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Botswana has its share of troubles, just like any developed nation, but it’s also considered one of the safest nations in Africa. It’s safe, it’s gorgeous, and they have rhinos there... 1. Don’t Skimp on the Mosquito Repellent Malaria is a thing in Botswana, so you’re definitely going to want some mosquito repellent. You can also lower your risk of catching malaria by visiting during the winter months. 2. Don’t Skip the Okavango Delta This lush natural reserve is like the opening ten minutes of The Lion King. You can sail over the waters, and camp out next to the river itself, always surrounded by some of Africa’s most majestic wildlife. 3. Don’t Speed Through Maun On the western side of the city are a series of traditional African villages that are home to a welcoming group of people who’ve maintained a centuries old culture. The rest of the city is decidedly modern and welcoming to travelers. 4. Don’t Get Careless Around the Wildlife Most tour guides will know how to keep overly curious tourists in line. That said, if you do happen to slip past a watchful eye, just remember that you’re approaching a wild animal. 5. Don’t Forget the Kalahari Botswana is also home to South Africa’s most famous desert, the jaw-dropping Kalahari. The area is both beautiful and freaking massive and it's worth exploring. 6. Don’t Miss Khama Rhino Sanctuary If you’re interested in taking your family on a safari, then you should absolutely spend an evening or two at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Especially for those who love curious visitors... Where do you want to know what not to do in next? Comment Below!
Whoa I really don't like the shirt I'm wearing in this one. I look like I live in a hole. Anyway here's some info on Botswana.
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