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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:39:39 GMT

Lesotho National Olympic Committee launches series of coaching courses to increase chances of future Osuccess  -  Insidethegames.biz
A total of eight athletes represented Lesotho in Brazil and in recent weeks, the LNOC has successfully conducted three coaching courses in three sports. Maged Salama of Austria conducted a basic technical course for weightlifting coaches and also ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:06:05 GMT

This is the world's largest flawless heart-shaped diamond  -  MINING.com
The Venus was cut from a 357-carat rough discovered at the Letšeng Mine in Lesotho in 2015. It took 18 months for the stone to take shape, starting from discovery, going through the analysis process and developing new technology to cut and polish the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:01:30 GMT
Firestone Diamonds PLC's (FDI) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap  -  BBNS
Firestone Diamonds PLC logo FinnCap reiterated their buy rating on shares of Firestone Diamonds PLC (LON:FDI) in a report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 63 ($0.77) target price on the stock. Separately, Macquarie increased ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:52:23 GMT
Graff unveils the record-breaking Venus diamond  -  The Week UK
It was found in the Letseng Mine in Lesotho, the birthplace of many of the house's most remarkable stones, and took a laborious 18-month process to ensure the impeccable symmetry and finish of the piece, best preserving the sought-after attributes of ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:54:50 GMT

Love at first sight: World's biggest heart-shaped flawless diamond revealed  -  Times LIVE
The 118.78-carat diamond has been graded as a color 'D', meaning it is the most colorless shade possible for the rock. Originally a 357-carat rough diamond discovered in Lesotho's Letseng mine in Africa, it was cut, faceted and polished into its ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:37:10 GMT
Firestone Diamonds (LON:FDI) Broker Roundup  -  The De Soto Edge
Firestone Diamonds plc is a United Kingdom-based diamond development company. The Company is focused on its Liqhobong Diamond Mine (Liqhobong), which is located in the Kingdom of Lesotho (Lesotho). The Company's Liqhobong Diamond Mine is ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:21:01 GMT

The Graff Venus: a high-stakes heartbreaker  -  The Jewellery Editor (blog)
The rough was found in the Letseng mine in the African kingdom of Lesotho from where, since a freak streak in 2000, some very large diamonds have emerged. Jointly owned by the Kingdom of Lesotho and Gem Diamonds Ltd, the Letseng is the ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:39:43 GMT

Vodafone's Online Classrooms Announced  -  News Ghana
The initiative will provedide millions of people in Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania with free access to online learning materials. The programme is being developed in conjunction with 'Learning Equality' ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:35:49 GMT

Graff Diamonds Reveals 118.78-Ct 'Graff Venus' - IDEX Online  -  IDEX Online
(IDEX Online) – London-based Graff Diamonds has revealed what it says is the largest heart-shape, D-flawless diamond in the world weighing 118.78 carats.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:51:59 GMT

Graff Debuts 118.78 Carat Heart-Shape Diamond | JCK  -  JCK
Graff Diamonds has unveiled the Graff Venus, the largest D flawless heart-shape diamond in the world. The D-color, flawless, type IIA stone weighs 118.78 cts.