Immigrants, including sex workers, in Botswana could get a lifeline as the southern African country's cabinet is due to decide on offering free Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment to foreigners. An estimated 30,000 migrants in the diamond rich country are HIV positive. Mqondisi Dube has more from Gaborone.
A "test and treat" HIV program is getting results in Botswana after the southern African country recorded a decline in cases of the virus among participating communities. But the rate of the deadly virus remains among the highest in the world, according to a recent study by the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership. Mqondisi Dube reports from Gaborone.