Botswana survives United States aid budget cut

source: Mmegi
MONKAGEDI GAOTLHOBOGWE
Staff Writer

Despite drastic cuts in funding for HIV/AIDS programs by the USA government in most African countries this year, Botswana claims it has not been affected because ‘the budget cut has been minimal’.

A number of African countries are calling on the Barack Obama administration to consider its stance after complaining that the budget cut would results in death of HIV positive Africans.

South Africans recently demonstrated at the USA embassy in Johannesburg condemning the USA’s decision to reduce its budget support for [continue reading]

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