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4 September 2019

Zimbabwe: Govt. urged to legalise artisanal mining in the diamond sector to prevent fatalities

Author: Munyaradzi Goche, Radio VOP (Zimbabwe)

‘Govt must legalise informal diamond mining’ urges research think tank’ 29 August 2019...

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26 August 2019

Sierra Leone: Villagers launch lawsuit against mining firm for destruction of land, loss of livelihoods and toxic mine waste

Author: Lisa Vives, Global Information Network, (USA)

‘Diamonds Leave Sierra Leone Villagers Poor and Sick’ 20 August 2019...

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20 August 2019

Sierra Leone: Blockchain technology aims to disrupt the diamond mining business as it introduces transparency, traceability, and tokenization

Author: Coincodex

‘iCoin and Blockchain to Disrupt Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone’ 16 August 2019...

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12 August 2019

So. Africa: Over 3 000 illegal diamond miners to enter formal mining trade after receiving training as artisans through an agreement with mining companies

Author: Getrude Makhafola, IOL (South Africa)

‘Northern Cape's female 'zama zamas' trained as artisans’ 12 August 2019...

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6 August 2019

Sierra Leone: Communities allege that mining firm poisoned the water, destroyed houses in a lawsuit; company comments

Author: The Money Web

"Sierra Leone community’s suit against diamond miner shows activist trend", 6 August 2019...

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24 July 2019

Sierra Leone: Child labour still on the rise despite a number of international and domestic laws in place

Author: Emmanuel A.M. Sam, Sierra Leone Telegraph

‘Child labour on the increase in Sierra Leone – weak and unimplemented laws’ 23 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Villagers call on govt. to halt new mining operations by Anjin over history of human rights violations

Author: Kenneth Nyangani, News Day (Zimbabwe)

‘Anjin return angers Marange villagers’ 15 July 2019...

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1 July 2019

Zimbabwe: US jeweller blacklists Zim diamonds from Manicaland’s Marange district over reports of human rights abuses

Author: Robert Tapfumaneyi, New Zimbabwe

‘Zim diamonds blacklisted, pressure group welcomes decision’ 27 June 2019...

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1 July 2019

Zimbabwe: US jeweller blacklists Zim diamonds from Manicaland’s Marange district over reports of human rights abuses

Author: Robert Tapfumaneyi, New Zimbabwe

‘Zim diamonds blacklisted, pressure group welcomes decision’ 27 June 2019...

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24 June 2019

Advocacy groups suggest Zimbabwe diamonds classified as ‘conflict diamonds’ due to use of private security agencies to displace locals to pave way for mining

Author: New Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)

‘Zim diamonds under spotlight’ 19 June 2019...

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