Green Light For Zimbabwe's Diamond Exports

The country has finally been cleared to export diamonds to international markets despite human rights and corruption concerns that have dogged the mining industry.

  • Zimbabwe:   KPCS Clears Zim Diamond Exports

    The Herald, 30 November 2012

    MARANGE diamonds were finally cleared yesterday when the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) took a landmark decision to withdraw monitors and allow unhindered exports. Read more »

The reddish-coloured diamonds of Marange.

  • Zimbabwe:   SA Drums Up Support for Zim Diamonds

    The Herald, 28 November 2012

    SOUTH AFRICA, the incoming chair of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, yesterday urged the international community to support Zimbabwe's efforts to benefit from rich… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Sanctions Stifle Free Diamond Trade

    The Herald, 30 November 2012

    SANCTIONS on Marange's diamond trade should be lifted as they are creating loopholes for illegal trade and fiscal leakages, Parliamentary Committee on Mines and Energy chairman Mr… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zim Polishing Diamonds

    The Herald, 30 November 2012

    ZIMBABWE is able to add value to raw diamonds and export them as a finished product, an expert said yesterday. Zimbabwe Diamond Education College (ZDEC) principal Mr Stephen… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Military Company Involved in Diamond Corruption - Report

    Zimbabwe Independent, 23 November 2012

    LOCAL arms manufacturer and trader Zimbabwe Defence Industries (ZDI) is allegedly selling diamonds worth US$50 million a month which are mainly benefiting members of the Joint… Read more »