Widening Income Inequality Worry Economists

Economists have expressed concerns over the country’s rising income inequality highlighting that it can lead to social economic unrest.

Speaking at the Barclays Bank of Botswana’s annual economic outlook review, the bank’s economist Naledi Madala noted that recent studies have detected growth in income inequality over the years. 

“Income inequality is currently a burning issue in the country where the lower bottom is the most affected and the gap between the rich and the poor keeps widening,” she said.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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