De Beers and Gaborone struggle to reach new diamond deal

Botswana Minister of Mines Lefoko Moagi.
Botswana Minister of Mines Lefoko Moagi. © Stéphanie Lecocq/EPA/MaxPPP
Talks on Botswana's new deal with the global diamond giant have taken a tense turn after a leaked report accused De Beers of tax evasion. The two sides have until 30 June to hammer out an agreement to continue their long-standing partnership. [...] (497 words)
Issue dated 22/02/2023 Reading time 2 minutes
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