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A street in Gaborone. (Photo/ Flickr/ Michael Winkler)

The Rich Also Cry: Why Is Wealthy Botswana So Miserable?

It seems once you have reached a threshold level of education, health and reasonable governance, as Botswana has, happiness becomes more elusive, and life satisfaction plateaus


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It Seems Money Brings Africa More Joy Than Good Sex

Some of the ‘happiest’ countries in Africa also have high FGM rates, they score badly on representation of women in politics, and female folk tend to be treated badly in these countries. A contradiction?