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Wednesday
Sep072011

After Kimberley… Now What? 

By now it should be clear that a Kimberley Process (KP) certificate does not ensure a diamond is free of human rights violations or other serious ethical problems. In fact, a KP certificate does not even ensure that a diamond is legal for trade in the United States or European Union.

The recent release of over $200 million dollars of KP-certified Marange diamonds opens a Pandora’s Box of complex ethical, legal and financial issues that the diamond industry is struggling to address.

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Tuesday
Sep062011

BREAKING NEWS - Mugabe dying of cancer: cables

US diplomatic communications leaked by anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks have revealed Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe may be dying of prostate cancer.

The leaked cable was written three years ago by then US ambassador James McGee, following a meeting with

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