Killing Off Diamond Beneficiation (allAfrica.com)

FOR the last year Botswana, Namibia and South Africa have seen their dream to cut and polish their own diamonds evaporate like a mirage on a hot October day in the Kalahari. In Namibia last month, Laurelton Reign diamonds – a joint venture between Namibian Reign and New York listed Tiffany and Co – closed shop…