The landlocked Southern African country is sparsely populated and suffers from one of the world’s highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates — as much as 20 percent in 2014. But it is also an economic success. Once among Africa’s poorest nations, it is now an upper-middle-income nation, with the fourth-highest per capita income on the continent and the highest human development index rating in continental sub-Saharan Africa.
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