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Gem Diamonds Finds 152 Carat Diamond At Lesotho Mine

LONDON (Alliance News) - Gem Diamonds PLC announced Wednesday the discovery of a 152 carat diamond in Lesotho, the sixth over 100 carats recovered so far in 2018 by the company. The top white colour type IIa diamond was found at the company's Letseng mine in Lesotho. In mid-January, Gem Diamonds dis


Gem Diamonds recovers 152 carat white diamond in Lesotho

StockMarketWire.com - Gem Diamonds said it had recovered a 152 carat, top white colour diamond from the Leteng mine in Lesotho. It was the sixth diamond of over 100 carats recovered in 2018, the company said. At 2:05pm: [LON:GEMD] Gem Diamonds Ltd share price was +0.4p at 85.8p


Vodacom Lesotho launches new customer app

Vodacom Lesotho has introduced a new application targeted to move the organisation into being fully digital. The app gives easy access to the customer’s account details, with the ability to view detailed breakdowns of their account, buy airtime or data and manage services all from their mobile phone


Gem sells 910 ct Lesotho Legend for $40m

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) - The "exceptional quality" 910 ct D-colour Type IIa diamond recovered from LSE-listed Gem Diamonds' Leteng mine, in Lesotho, in January, achieved a price of $40-million on tender in Antwerp, on Monday. Reflecting its significance, the diamond, which is the fifth-l


Sale of The Lesotho Legend delights Gem Diamonds

Gem Diamonds LSE-listed Gem Diamonds has announced that the exceptional quality 910 carat D colour Type IIa diamond recovered from the Leteng mine in Lesotho achieved a price of US$40 million on tender in Antwerp. Reflecting its significance, the diamond, which is the fifth largest gem quality diamo


Lesotho: Kamoli Trial Finally Commences

FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges. The trial comes six months after he was arrested in connection with 30 August 2014 killing of Police Sub


World's massive diamond from Lesotho sold for $40m

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 Cape Town - One of the world's largest diamonds has been


Lesotho: Vodacom Launches New App

VODACOM Lesotho Managing Executive, Rashid Tar-Mahomed, has said the organisation is committed to ensuring that Basotho access world class technology and services with every product introduced in the country. Mr Mahomed was speaking at the launch of the My Vodacom Lesotho Application, an innovation


Flying pastors and doctors programs in Lesotho use aviation to share Christ

Lesotho (MNN) - Of all the countries in Africa, Lesotho stands out as the only one completely contained within another country. It's totally surrounded by South Africa. With around two million people, Lesotho is divided into two major sections geographically - the lowlands and the mountains. While t

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Tiny Lesotho looks to become African staging ground for medical marijuana businesses

A landlocked nation in southern Africa is on the cusp of opening major medical cannabis opportunities both domestically and internationally, provided government and businesses overcome near-term obstacles. The opportunity for Lesotho's economy is "transformative" - provided it can become a supplier


Parents Managing HIV, Four Healthy Kids in Lesotho

On a sunny morning in February, near the end of a hot, dry summer in the southern Africa nation of Lesotho, Mafelleng September held her month-old infant on her lap while two young children played on the floor in front of her. A fourth child-the oldest, at 9 years-was away at school. Her husband, H


Welsh Theatre Charity Success With Pioneering Learning Disabilities Project In Lesotho

Award-winning theatre company, Hijinx, took a group of learning disabled actors and staff to tour the landlocked country of Lesotho from 10-25 of February, with a performance project called Able to Act. Four professional actors with Down's Syndrome from Hijinx's performance training Academies in Wal

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GEM's 910 carat 'Legend of Lesotho' provides $40m revenue boost

GEM Diamonds said it had sold a 910 carat diamond recovered from the Leteng mine in Lesotho in January for $40m on tender in Antwerp. Named 'The Lesotho Legend', the Type IIa diamond is the fifth largest gem quality diamond ever recovered. "We are delighted with the outcome of the sale of this iconi


Lesotho: Thabane Ventures Into Diamonds

A LOCAL mining company led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's son, Potlako, is in the final stages of prospecting for gems and expects to begin full scale diamond mining operations at Ha Mosuoe, Quthing, before the end of the year. Diamond mining in the country is currently dominated by foreign firm


Lesotho Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2017 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The 'Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry' report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulator


Diamond found from poor Lesotho sold for $40 million in Belgium

The company said the 910 carat diamond, which is the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever found and bigger than a golf ball, was sold on tender in the Belgian city of Antwerp to an undisclosed bidder. The "D" colour Type IIa specimen was found in January in the Letseng mine in the small southern A


In Lesotho, women say they're finding their abortions on Facebook

Maseru, Lesotho - Mpho opened a new chat on WhatsApp, entered an unfamiliar number, and typed a question she never thought she would have to ask. MphoWhen can I get the pills?I'm 7 weeks pregnant.DoctorTomorrow1000LSL including womb cleaning.Okay.Does it hurt?No. 9am tomorrow, come by then. Mpho, wh


'The Lesotho Legend': The fifth-largest gem diamond in history sells for $40 million

Oil prices fall on relentless rise in U.S. crude output Provided by CNBC One of the largest gem-quality diamonds ever mined has sold for $40 million. A 910-carat diamond, named "The Lesotho Legend," was bought by tender Monday by an unnamed buyer in Antwerp, Belgium, according to Gem Diamonds. Load



Credit: Gem Diamonds The big rocks just keep on coming: Gem Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 169 carat, top white colour Type IIa diamond from its Leteng mine in Lesotho - the seventh diamond of over 100 carats recovered in 2018, and the second such diamond this month. Earlier this month, Ge

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Massive 910-Carat Diamond Sells for $40 Million

"We are delighted with the outcome of the sale of this iconic diamond, which demonstrates the exceptional quality of the Lesotho Legend itself, as well as reaffirming the unique quality of the Leteng diamond production," said Gem Diamonds CEO Clifford Elphick in a statement from the company, which