Pastor Finds One of World's Largest Diamonds in Sierra Leone

President Ernest Bai Koroma has assured Sierra Leoneans that the process of selling the mineral will be transparent, while also promising to "give the owners what is due them". 

  • Sierra Leone:   706-Carat Diamond Found in Kono

    Sierra Leone Government, 16 March 2017

    A 706-carat diamond was presented to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday evening (Wednesday March 15th, 2017) by Paramount Chief Paul N. Saquee The 5 of Tankoro Chiefdom in… Read more »

The 706-carat diamond was found in the country's Kono district (file photo).

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