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Cape Town - The 1 111 carat diamond discovered in Botswana has officially been named "Lesedi La Rona", which means "our light" in Setswana.

This is the largest diamond to be discovered in 100 years and is second in size only to the Cullinan diamond in the British Crown jewels.

The company that found the diamond - Lucara Diamond Corporation - held a naming ceremony at the Investing in African Mining Indaba on Tuesday.

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