News: Miners find rare 5,655-carat ‘Lion Emerald’ in Zambia


Miners have found a rare high-quality 5,655-carat stone, dubbed Inkalamu, or the Lion Emerald, in Zambia, but profits from the gem will go mostly to foreigners. Kagem Mining discovered the golden green diamond weighing more than 2 pounds at Kagem, the world’s largest emerald mine in Lufwanyama. It will be auctioned in Singapore next month. The London-based Gemfields owns 75 […]

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GRA Intercepts $18m Gold Bullion At KIA, Ghana

A gold bullion weighing 480 kilogramme valued at $18 million and bound for India and Dubai was at the weekend intercepted at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The bullion was discovered among some 12 boxes being arranged for export to the afore-mentioned destinations by two Indian firms and three Ghanaian […]

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