A Zimbabwean mining executive has been ordered to pay a huge sum of damages to the country's spy chief, Happyton Bonyongwe, over comments published by the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.
Côte d'Ivoire is seeking the lifting of a United Nations ban on its diamond exports.
South Africa is among the world's largest producers of gold and diamonds. But as production costs rise, big companies are closing their less profitable mines, or selling them to smaller operators.
ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema and the debate of South Africa's mines, who still deals in so-called blood diamonds and questions over the appeals filed by the four Kenyans accused of ...
Drugs and diamonds in the African papers today...
In South Africa Julius Malema marks one victory in the ANC disciplinary hearing against him.
An increasing number of blood diamonds, or conflict diamonds, from Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo are finding their way to the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat.
In Zimbabwe, it has emerged that earnings from the sale of the country's controversial diamonds are being used to fund a wage hike for tens of thousands of struggling civil servants.
An Indian temple gets a windfall. Will Dominique Strauss-Kahn be able to run for French president? Boomburbs spring up like mushrooms.
Armed commandoes have cordoned off a medieval Hindu temple in south India on Monday after gold coins and precious stones worth billions of euros were found in its vaults.