Sierra Leone pastor finds one of world’s largest diamond worth $62m and hands it over to government (PHOTOS)

A pastor in Sierra Leone has discovered the largest uncut diamond found in more than four decades in this West African country and has turned it over to the government, saying he hopes it helps to boost recent development in his impoverished nation. Pastor Emmanuel Momoh found the 706-carat alluvial diamond in Yakadu village in […]

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World’s second largest diamond in over a century found in Botswana…

The world’s second-largest gem quality diamond has been discovered in Botswana, the Lucara Diamond firm says. The 1,111-carat stone was reportedly recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500km (300 miles) north of the capital, Gaborone. “The magnificent stone, which originated from the south lobe of Lucara’s Karowe Mine, is the world second largest gem quality diamond […]

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