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Namibia to Host International Diamond Conference Nov. 23

Nov 5, 2015 9:16 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Namibia will hold an International Diamond Conference in Windhoek to focus on challenges facing diamond beneficiation in southern Africa.

The second edition of the event will be held from November 23 and 24, the organizer said in an online statement. It will discuss ways in which the industry can be made viable and sustainable.

Namibia’s minister for mines and energy Obeth Kandjoze will inaugurate the seminar, which is expected to host more than 150 visitors from several countries around the world, the statement said. Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila will open a gala dinner for conference delegates after the conference.

Speakers at the event include Walter K. Chidhakwa, Zimbabwe’s minister for mines and mining development; Shihaleni E. Ndjaba, the chief executive officer of Namibia Diamond Trading Company; and Burhan Seber, the president of the Diamond Manufacturers Association of Namibia.
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