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November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Majwe Mining wins overtime case against employees

Majwe Mining Joint Venture is contracted by Debswana at the Jwaneng diamond mine Cut 8 project. The workers lost their case in which they demanded the company to pay them overtime allowances computed by utilising average hours over a three weeks’ cycle in terms of section 97 (1) as read with section 37 (1) of the Employment Act. The workers had dragged 43

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM DTCB gives D’Kar pupils diamond treatment

The pupils, mostly Basarwa, were in Gaborone for four days, as part of the company’s social responsibility programmme. DTCB adopted D’Kar Primary School in 2006 and unveiled a P2 million sponsorship for three years. The pupils, mostly from Standard 7, toured diamonds facilities as well as sight-seeing around Gaborone. According to DTCB’s communications 26

October 31, 2017 7:39 AM Kenya’s Biggest Retailer to Enter Administration in Revival Plan

Nakumatt Holdings Ltd., East Africa’s largest retailer, is seeking a court order to enter administration as part of a plan to revive its debt-laden business. The Kenyan company will go to court on Nov. 8 for a hearing on the application, which proposes that “business-turnaround professional” Peter Kahi of PKF Consulting Ltd. be appointed as administrator 30

October 21, 2017 6:43 AM Dubai firm opens new diamond polishing factory

Nemesis International says facility is set to turn over about 150 carats of diamonds per month Dubai-based diamond trading company, Nemesis International, has announced the opening of a new diamond polishing factory in partnership with Sodiam EP, the Angolan National Diamond Trading Company. With the new factory in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Nemesis 55

October 17, 2017 7:55 AM De Beers has a rough time at eighth diamond sale

De Beers reported sharply lower revenue in its eighth sales event of the year, cutting back the size of its offering because of reduced demand as a result of religious holidays in India and Israel, two major rough diamond buying countries. De Beers reported revenue of $370m for the eighth of ten annual sales, down from the $494m it realised at the same period 16

October 6, 2017 1:02 PM This is the proper way to put babies to sleep to reduce the risk of cot death

A leading charity has issued advice on how to put a baby safely to sleep. The Lullaby Trust have released a warning about the position a baby should be put to sleep after research revealed parents weren't aware Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Around 250 babies and toddlers die of SIDS every year and it is the diagnosis given and cause of death recorded 16

October 3, 2017 7:10 AM The 20 Greatest Tom Petty Songs: Critic's Picks

Ask your average wannabe rock star whose career they'd most want to trade with, and they'll say Tom Petty. If they're smart, anyway. It might not be the most obvious pick, since at no point in his life was Tom Petty ever the biggest rock star, nor the most iconic, the most acclaimed, the most influential or the most ostentatious. Rather, his was a career 13

October 3, 2017 6:46 AM Firestone recovers its largest diamond to date

JOHANNESBURG ( – Aim-listed Firestone Diamonds has recovered its largest diamond to date – a 134 ct gem-quality light yellow diamond – from its Liqhobong mine, in Lesotho. The company believes the recovery, which is the second 100 ct-plus diamond recovered since production started, reinforced the potential for large stones at Liqhobong 11

October 1, 2017 11:45 PM Masire: the President who left Botswana, world an enduring legacy

Since his death in June 2017, the late Quett Ketumile Masire, Botswana’s former Minister of Finance and Development Planning (1966-1980) and President (1980-1998), has been remembered largely in these terms.(The Conversation) In the Western press, the legacies of African leaders tend to hinge on their respect for term limits, property rights, and fiscal 28

October 1, 2017 10:20 PM Diamonds audit stalls — minister

Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa said the issue of accessing information for auditing purposes remains a challenge after courts ruled in favour of the Government and were pursuing other mechanisms to get the required evidence. Minister Chidhakwa said this in Senate on Thursday last week while responding to questions from senators 6