Bostwana Mining News

Diamond prices spike whet De Beers appetite for new markets

The diamond giant expects to secure exploration rights in Angola before the end of the year.

Botswana Diamonds releases sparkling interim results

London-listed diamond junior Botswana Diamonds (LON:BOD) forecasts a cheerful future for the diamond market, despite it sliding into the red in the six months to the end of December with a pre-tax loss of over US$327,000.

Sharp drop in diamond exports from Botswana in January

For the fourth consecutive month, diamond exports from Botswana have declined. The diamond producing country exported $109 million worth of diamonds in January, the lowest export level since August 2009.