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Massive diamond recovered from Lesotho mine

A 910 carat diamond was found in the small Southern Africa nation of Lesotho, the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever found, diamond miner Gem Diamonds Limited said in a statement on Monday. "Gem Diamonds Limited is pleased to announce the recovery of an exceptional quality 910 carat, D colour Ty


Exceptional 910 carat gem diamond found in Lesotho

Cape Town - A 910 carat gem diamond has been recovered in a Lesotho mine - the fifth largest gem quality diamond ever found. This is according to a statement from Gem Diamonds, a British-based diamond company listed on the London Stock Exchange. It has operations in both Botswana, where it owns Ghag


World's fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality


World's Fifth-Largest Diamond Found in Lesotho

Miners in the African kingdom of Lesotho have found a 910-carat diamond, the fifth-largest ever discovered. According to Thomas Biesheuvel at Bloomberg, the 6.4-ounce rough stone is about the size of two golf balls and comes from the Leteng mine, operated by the London firm Gem Diamonds. The New Yor


Reasons Why You Should Visit Lesotho

The Kingdom of Lesotho is a small landlocked country within South Africa, known for its towering mountain peaks and breathtaking vistas. Lesotho has something for every traveller, so whether you're after outdoor activities, exploring historical sites or getting off the grid like never before, here a

THECULTURETRIP.COM - 2018-01-17 23:46:29

Vodacom Lesotho Taps Sicap for Customer Engagement

Vodacom Lesotho has replaced its legacy device management system with Sicap's next generation device management solution. The new solution adds customer insights and engagement automation functionalities for relevant mobile marketing and pro-active customer care with automated activation of end-user


Miners unearth 910-carat diamond in Lesotho

LONDON - High in the mountains of a small southern African kingdom, miners have unearthed one of the largest diamonds ever found, a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and probably worth tens of millions of dollars. The stone, found in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, is the fifth-large


910-carat colorless diamond found in Lesotho

A whopping 910-carat diamond was discovered in Southern Africa, one of the biggest gems ever found, the mining company that uncovered it said Monday. The colorless diamond was extracted from the Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small nation completely surrounded by South Africa, and is believed to be t


Lesotho Diamond Weighs More Than a Baseball

LONDON - High in the mountains of a small southern African kingdom, miners have unearthed one of the largest diamonds ever found, a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and probably worth tens of millions of dollars. The stone, found in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, is the fifth-large


Lesotho Will Host First Ever EWS Qualifier Event in Africa

Trail scouting. Image by Boteng Molapo. What does being an EWS qualifier event mean? Riders need to qualify to race in the Enduro World Series. There are a limited number of entries available for the 1000s of people who want to race at the highest level. Chris Ball the managing director of EWS says

PINKBIKE.COM - 2018-01-19 09:43:18

Armchair Travel visits Lesotho

Go back a century in time, joining Bill and Rosemary Terry on a photographic plant-hunting safari in Lesotho, Africa, known as The Sky Kingdom, at Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden, Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. Armchair Travel is an annual adventure to a garden or habitat somewhere far away, and thi


Record-Breaking 910-Carat Diamond Unearthed in Lesotho

"Since Gem Diamonds acquired Leteng in 2006, the mine has produced some of the world's most remarkable diamonds, including the 603-carat Lesotho Promise," Gem Diamonds CEO Clifford Elphick said in a statement. "However, this exceptional top-quality diamond is the largest to be mined to date and high

ROBBREPORT.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:32

Vodacom Lesotho picks Ticap for customer message automation

Vodacom Lesotho has adopted Sicap's cloud-based Device Management Centre (DMC) and combined it with the context-aware customer insight and engagement automation service TargetMe, thus replacing its legacy device management system. With legacy systems, valuable data and live events collected during d


Massive Diamond Discovered in Lesotho Is World's Fifth Largest

Workers at Lesotho's Leteng mine have discovered an absolute whopper of a diamond, rated at 910-carats. Roughly the size of two golf balls, the precious gem has an estimated value of $40 million. The rock, uncovered in the landlocked southern African country of Lesotho, is a 910-carat, D-color Type


Giant 910-carat diamond mined in southern Africa kingdom of Lesotho

One of the largest diamonds in world history has been mined in the southern Africa kingdom of Lesotho. The gem, equivalent to 182 grams and roughly the size of two golf balls, was recovered in Lesotho's historically-productive Leteng mine, United Kingdom-based Gem Diamonds said Monday. The stone is


President gets message from Lesotho Prime Minister

The message, whose contents were not disclosed, was delivered during a meeting in which the Angolan statesman received information about the ongoing political stabilization process in Lesotho, which includes constitutional reforms. According to Lesotho's Foreign Minister, Lesego Makgothi, who was sp


Lesotho: Makhooane Signs for Matlama

LESOTHO international Kananelo Makhooane who last year put his football career on hold to focus on his studies in China is raring to return to action after signing a short term contract with his home team, Matlama. The Sea Point-born goal minder recently inked a three month loan deal from his club L


Lesotho: ConCourt to Hear Mokhothu Case

THE Constitutional Court will convene on Monday 15 January, to hear a case in which the deputy leader of the Democratic Congress (DC), Mathibeli Mokhothu is fighting to keep benefits as official leader of opposition in the National Assembly. The self-exiled Mr Mokhothu continues to enjoy benefits of


Lesotho: Free Your Minds, Basotho Urged

THE public have been urged to embrace their African culture and identity in order to liberate themselves from the mental bondage that was brought on western colonisation. This was said by Mpho Letima, one of the keynote speakers at the Ba re e ne re Literature Festival which was held over the weeken

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:57:47

Lesotho: War of Words Over Local Soapie

THE former cast of Our Times comprising of 32 actors have pleaded with Communications minister, Joang Molapo, to bar the airing of local soap opera on national television until their 'payment dispute' with the show's producer, Motheea Mpharoane, are resolved. Our Times explores the themes of betraya

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:57:14