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Liberia's Taylor awaits verdict in blood diamond trial
Liberia's Taylor awaits verdict in blood diamond trial
Liberian former leader Charles Taylor awaits a verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone's rebels in return for "blood diamonds" in the...
Black market dirties Zimbabwe diamond fields
Black market dirties Zimbabwe diamond fields
Just weeks before a global ban was lifted on Marange diamonds in Zimbabwe, an outpouring of mourners clogged the usually sleepy streets of Mutare...
Report: Mugabe's loyalists squirrelling diamond money
Report: Mugabe's loyalists squirrelling diamond money
A group monitoring blood diamonds said on Wednesday that mining officials loyal to the authoritarian president are stashing profits from Zimbabwe's...
Campaigners call Kimberley Process an 'utter failure'
Campaigners call Kimberley Process an 'utter failure'
Conflict diamonds are to be used to fund a new campaign of violence by President Robert Mugabe's regime against his political opponents in Zimbabwe...
US imposes sanctions on two Zim diamond miners
US imposes sanctions on two Zim diamond miners
Two Zimbabwean diamond companies operating in the controversial Marange fields have been added to the US' list of sanctioned entities, it emerged...
Kimberley Process left in the lurch over diamond dispute
Kimberley Process left in the lurch over diamond dispute
Global Witness, one of the founding members of the Kimberley Process, on Monday announced it has left the diamond certification body.
Indian jewellers eye import of Zim 'blood diamonds'
Indian jewellers eye import of Zim 'blood diamonds'
Indian imports of gems from Zimbabwe, once banned as "blood diamonds", could begin within weeks, officials with India's world-leading jewellery...
Zim to get huge diamond boost but activists irate
Zim to get huge diamond boost but activists irate
Zimbabwe could earn billions of dollars a year selling diamonds from a region scarred by army abuse, officials said on Wednesday after a crisis...
Court finds Ractliffe not guilty in diamonds case
Court finds Ractliffe not guilty in diamonds case
Former Nelson Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe was found not guilty on a charge of possession of uncut diamonds in the Alexandra...
Ractliffe pleads not guilty in uncut-diamonds case
Ractliffe pleads not guilty in uncut-diamonds case
Former Nelson Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of uncut diamonds in the Alexandra...
Ractliffe case disrupted by power failure
Ractliffe case disrupted by power failure
The case of former Nelson Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe, who is facing charges relating to the possession of uncut diamonds, was...

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