Botswana's Economic Performance Rating Slips: Working-Aged People Express Dissatisfaction with Living Conditions

"The contradiction between assessments of the Botswana government’s economic management and its handling of social issues raises a number of concerns. Economic performance does not imply that living conditions of individuals will be improved. The Afrobarometer survey data suggests that there is a gap between rural and urban living standards and between those who have benefitted from the government’s highly praised economic management and those who have."