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Zimbabwe to Collect Diamond Revenue at Point of Sale
Zimbabwe's Mines and Mining Development Minister, Walter Chidhakwa, told a parliamentary portfolio committee that the government...
News Aug 06, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Mining Firms Ignore Traditional Life, Violate Rights of Villagers
The President of the Chiefs' Council, Chief Fortune Charumbira of Zimbabwe, told a mining indaba hosted by Zimbabwe Environmental...
News Jun 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
Zimbabwe Diamond Tender in Dubai Achieves $29M
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) reported that its inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender, held from March...
News Apr 07, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Zimbabwe Diamond Tender Kicks Off in Dubai
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) reported that over 105 participants registered as buyers for tendered goods...
News Mar 24, 2014 Deena Taylor
Epstein Elaborates on Long Term Partnership Between Antwerp, Zimbabwe
Press Release: Ari Epstein, the CEO of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), delivered a strong message...
Press Release Mar 14, 2014 AWDC
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Marange Diamond Tender in Antwerp Achieves $11M
Press Release: Over the past week, Antwerp hosted a diamond tender offering rough diamonds from five...
Press Release Dec 20, 2013 Zimbabwe
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Legitimizing Marange
Zimbabwe’s diamond industry has come a long way in its quest for legitimacy. And it still has a long...
Analysis Dec 20, 2013 Avi Krawitz
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Villagers Believe They Were Sacrificed for Diamonds
Almost 500 families in the Marange area of Zimbabwe were relocated to Arda Transau by diamond miner Anjin Investments,...
News Jun 03, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Report Cites Continued Abuse at Marange Mines
Residents and artisanal miners in Zimbabwe's Marange region are still experiencing human rights abuses at the hands...
News Apr 21, 2013 Deena Taylor
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Botswana Diamonds Acquires Mozambique Exploration License
Botswana Diamonds acquired an additional license to evaluate diamond prospects on the Save River in Mozambique, close to Zimbabwe's border.The...
News Apr 11, 2013 Deena Taylor
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Botswana Diamonds Enters Option Agreement With Morminas
Botswana Diamonds entered into an option agreement with a Mozambican company, Morminas, a subsidiary of EIP Group of Portugal to evaluate...
News Mar 19, 2013 Jeff Miller
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EU Eases Sanctions on Zimbabwe
The foreign affairs council of the European Union (EU) suspended a travel ban on six members of Zimbabwe's government...
News Feb 18, 2013 Jeff Miller
Rough Diamond Sorting
The Rough Reality of 2012‎
The 2011 global production data published by the Kimberley Process (KP) last week ‎presented a vastly different...
Analysis Aug 10, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Catoca Mine's Production +1% in 2011
Production at the Catoca mine in Angola rose 1 percent year on year to 6.780 million ‎carats in 2011, but the...
News Aug 06, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Maguwu Defines Diamond Issues in Zimbabwe
Martin Rapaport, the chairman of the Rapaport Group, interviews Farai Maguwu, the director of Centre for Research...
Video Jul 03, 2012 Rapaport News
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UN Human Rights Commissioner to Visit Marange Fields
United Nations' human rights commissioner Navanethem Pillay will conduct a field visit to ‎the Marange diamond fields...
News May 06, 2012 Deena Talyor
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The Apple Effect
The recent protests against the labor conditions at tech giant Apple’s manufacturing facilities in China should serve...
Analysis Feb 17, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Philippe Mellier
Zimbabwe Diamonds Won’t Affect De Beers, Says Mellier
The large quantities of rough diamonds from Zimbabwe’s Marange mines currently entering the market will have...
News Feb 12, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Rough Diamonds
Counting Carats
If one clear trend has evolved in the diamond market during the past six months, it is that businesses...
Analysis Feb 03, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Zim's Finance Minister Decries U.S. Sanctions
In a letter written to the U.S. assistant secretary of treasury, Charles Collyns, Zimbabwe’s finance minister, Tendai Biti, decried...
News Jan 16, 2012 Ricci Dipshan
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