Call for Zim diamond sanctions to be lifted

2013-11-19 20:47

An international meeting to discuss rules curbing the sale of conflict diamonds began with a call for the United States to lift sanctions on Zimbabwean mines.

Zim shakes diamond monitors

2012-11-30 14:32

Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds have been cleared by the Kimberley Process after the group decided to withdraw monitors and allow unhindered exports.

US diamond official urged to resign

2012-11-13 18:32

Zimbabwe's diamond conference has been rocked by controversy after the chair of the Kimberley Process, American Gillian Milovanovic, was asked to quit.

'Take care with blood diamonds definition'

2012-06-05 11:42

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has urged caution over the definition of conflict diamonds, as this could affect the livelihood of millions.


Diamond body drops CAR

2013-05-27 20:10

Central African Republic has been suspended from the Kimberley Process, a global watchdog set up to halt the trade in "conflict diamonds", after a rebel coalition seized power there in March.

Push to amend KP diamonds definition

2012-11-15 10:01

Outgoing US Kimberly Process chair Gillian Milovanovic wants to link the definition of conflict diamonds with human rights and financial transparency.

Zim diamond firms now 'global models'

2012-11-02 09:37

Zimbabwe's diamond firms have upgraded their standards and can be regarded as models for many diamond-producing countries, says its Kimberley Process monitor.

Key NGO pulls out of blood diamond scheme

2011-12-05 14:19

Lobby group Global Witness says the Kimberley Process, meant to monitor diamonds produced in conflict areas, has failed.

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