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  • 02:25 Botswana Is Diversifying Into Minerals Other Than Diamonds

    Botswana Is Diversifying Into Minerals Other Than Diamonds

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    Botswana is well known for its diamond industry but the sector has taken a hit in recent times with the nation's leading diamond miner Debswana recording a significant drop in production since 2007. That's hurt national GDP growth but Botswana's mining se

  • 01:30 Zimbabwe Seeks To Maximise Gains From Diamond Reserves

    Zimbabwe Seeks To Maximise Gains From Diamond Reserves

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    Zimbabwe government has laid down plans to maximise its diamond production, in a bid to boost government revenue. The southern African country is home to nearly a quarter of the world's diamond reserves, but hasn't been earning much from the valuable reso

  • 02:09 Zimbabwe Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Country's Exports By 25%

    Zimbabwe Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Country's Exports By 25%

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    Zimbabwe's exports jumped 25% in September buoyed by sales of its minerals and tobacco. The increase was reported in the latest statistics from the country's national statistics agency. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya reports that this has been good news in a coun

  • 02:28 Lesotho Set To Open New Diamond Mines

    Lesotho Set To Open New Diamond Mines

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    Lesotho is set to open new diamond mines as it seeks to be a major diamond producer in the next few years. The Mining Ministry has already advertised 20 diamond mining prospecting licenses. Currently, there are two fully operational mines that contribute

  • 02:26 Ghana's Gold Industry Facing A Slump

    Ghana's Gold Industry Facing A Slump

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    Ghana's gold output has endured some years of decline caused by a combination of high production costs, lower global prices and diminishing resources. Some major mines cut staff and suspended production while small scale traders and artisanal miners conti