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Liqhobong Recovers 54ct Intense Fancy Yellow

Firestone Diamonds has recovered a 54-carat intense fancy yellow, sawable diamond from its Liqhobong Mine in Lesotho, the company announced this morning. This recovery follows that of a 72-carat yellow makeable stone last April. The miner also has a a 134 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond on its resumé. The most reecent …

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Wool smuggler behind bars

A man assumed to be a Lesotho national has been detained at Ficksburg after being caught attempting to smuggle wool worth M1.6 million into South Africa. According to unconfirmed reports the man was arrested at Clocolan shortly after crossing into South Africa through the Peka Bridge in Leribe on Tueaday …

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Rough diamonds from Mothae fetch M51 million at Antwerp

Lucapa Diamond Company and the Government of Lesotho have announced results from the second tender in 2019 of diamonds from the new Mothae mine The parcel of 7,008 carats of rough diamonds sold at tender in Antwerp for a total of M51 million. The tender included prices of up to …

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