diamond trade

 
Diamond trade bleeds the poor
Diamond trade bleeds the poor
It is said in the diamond business that each rough stone crosses at least three borders before anyone cuts and polishes it. In 2012, total world...
Bitter fight for diamonds divides the impoverished Richtersveld
Bitter fight for diamonds divides the impoverished Richtersveld
Deposed office bearers of a community-owned mining company in the Northern Cape have accused state-owned mining company Alexkor of exploiting...
Watchdog calls on US to lift Zimbabwe diamond sanctions
Watchdog calls on US to lift Zimbabwe diamond sanctions
An international meeting to discuss rules curbing the sale of conflict diamonds began Tuesday with a call for the United States to lift sanctions...
CAR halts diamond trade pending reforms
CAR halts diamond trade pending reforms
"There will be no more talk of conflict diamonds in Central Africa," Djotodia told AFP in an exclusive interview. "We will decree a...
Rare diamond sells for record $21.5-million
Rare diamond sells for record $21.5-million
A huge, internally flawless diamond from India's fabled Golconda mines was sold at auction in Geneva on Tuesday night for a record 20.355-million...
Rights group calls for halt to Zim diamond sales
Rights group calls for halt to Zim diamond sales
New York-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch said on Monday that Zimbabwe has broken its promise to halt physical abuse of diamond miners and...

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