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Lab-grown diamonds come with sparkling price tags, but many have cloudy sustainability claims

Elko Daily Free Press 19 Feb 2024
Ethical tensions of traditionally mined diamonds ... The term "blood diamond," or stones mined in conflict zones to finance the fighting, became prominent after conflicts in Angola, Congo, and Sierra Leone piqued international attention.
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After covering global crises, a lauded Maine photojournalist wonders what’s next

Bangor Daily News 10 Feb 2024
I remember covering the opening of a Little League baseball field, thinking I’d just seen other kids, about the same age in a Sierra Leone hospital, who were missing limbs from accidents while working in mines,” Seamans said.
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Trustco faces significant legal, other challenges in year ahead

Independent online (SA) 22 Jan 2024
Subsequently, Namra retracted the issued notices to freeze the accounts.” ... Trustco also held a 19.5% interest in diamond mining in the Sierra Leone-based Meya mining licence area in pursuit of “extraordinary returns” ... BUSINESS REPORT .
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World Bank approves $65 million as the country’s economy continues downward spiral

Sierra Leone Telegraph 16 Jan 2024
The government of Sierra Leone has run out of cash and early last month (December 14, 2023), the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $65 million grant which it says will support the ...
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Baloch’s PM-in-exile visits bizman owning gold mines

The Times of India 04 Jan 2024
... Nagdive, who owns gold mines in Sierra Leone.
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President Bio sells multi-million-dollar offshore oil exploration blocks to Nigerian Billionaire

Sierra Leone Telegraph 30 Dec 2023
In the 1990s it was the illegal mining of Sierra Leone’s rich diamond mining fields compounded by poor governance, abuse of state power and corruption, that fuelled the brutal ten-year civil war, ...
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World Bank Country Manager for Sierra Leone replaced as the country’s economy continues downward spiral

Sierra Leone Telegraph 30 Dec 2023
The government of Sierra Leone has run out of cash and early this month (December 14, 2023), the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $65 million grant which it says will support the ...
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Sierra Leone: World Bank Approves $65 Million to Support Macroeconomic Stability and Governance

The Patriotic Vanguard 16 Dec 2023
... developmental challenges by supporting reforms related to macroeconomic stability, mining sector governance, land management practices, gender equality, and accountability of the public sector.
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“Human Rights Activist” Bill Browder Got Rich With Shady Russian state Deals

The Liberty Beacon 19 Oct 2023
The Israeli-French commodities and diamond trader owns Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR), a company active in mining mineral resources in African countries such as Guinea and Sierra Leone, as well as in real estate trading.
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Land reform in Africa is challenging the power of chiefs

Economist 12 Oct 2023
Many an investor has taken the road east from Freetown, the capital, into the heart of Sierra Leone seeking land for plantations or mines ... including Sierra Leone, which rewrote its land laws last year.
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Ex-London Mining executives plead not guilty to corruption charges

Financial Times 06 Oct 2023
Serious Fraud Office opened probe into mining group in 2016 over corruption allegations in Sierra Leone ....
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Leadership Made in Africa with Modupe TAYLOR-PEARCE: a nation of beggars

B & FT Online 24 Aug 2023
Five years before this incident, I flew with a white American classmate of mine from the USA to Sierra Leone to conduct leadership training in Kenema, the Eastern regional capital of Sierra Leone ... This situation is not unique to Sierra Leone.
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Rich lode of EV metals could boost Taliban and its new Chinese partners

Stars and Stripes 20 Jul 2023
The mineral's price skyrocketed eightfold from 2021 to 2022, attracting hundreds of Chinese mining entrepreneurs to Afghanistan ... Some carried passports from Pakistan, Sierra Leone or other countries where they had immigrated to mine.
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President Bio’s new ministerial cabinet seeks to appease northerners in a battle to win legitimacy

Sierra Leone Telegraph 13 Jul 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Mr Mathew Dingie – Financial Secretary; Mr Yankuba Askia Bio – General-Manager, Sierra Leone Ports Authority; Mrs Judith Kosseh – Deputy Director-General, Sierra Leone Ports Authority; Mr.
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