By late 2001, the Anti Corruption Commission arrested then Sierra Leone's transport and communications minister, together with his wife, “for involvement in illegal diamond mining” in Kenema district.
The demarche undertaken by the government in the handling of the 709 carat diamond found in Kono district is credible and worth commending.
The decision taken by its owner
Sierra Leone has moved from a decade civil war through peace and laying the foundation for democratic good governance and economic growth for sustainable development. To many, Sierra
Part I of this article in the previous edition looked at the discovery of diamonds in Kono District, the colonial control of the minerals and the influx of
Sierra Leone is globally renowned for her diamond riches but over the years, our diamond industry has declined sharply as confirmed by many diamond dealers interviewed by this
The Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Hon Minkailu Mansaray is reported to have recently expressed his anger at the director of AMR GOLD, one Raphael Israel and
Addressing a jam packed meeting organized by the Alluvial Diamond and Gold Miners Association (ADAGMA) at the Fachima Hall in Koidu over the weekend, the Coordinator of the
Whenever you talk to people about Kono, the first thing you will hear is that it is the land of diamonds. This being the case, it is generally
Kono district has for so long been synonymous with Sierra Leone’s economic blessings and curses in equal measure. The latest debacle at how Kono has been marginalised by