Botswana Rising on Wings of Freedom and Enterprise

By Published on February 16, 2015

Buried in the heart of Southern Africa lies a success story that could be a model for the rest of the continent — and the rest of the developing world. When Botswana gained independence from the British in 1966, the new country’s insightful leaders did what so many others in the post-colonial world didn’t: they embraced democracy, free markets and the rule of law. In other words, economic freedom.

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