African Blood Diamonds

Experts claim that the illegal sale of blood diamonds has produced billions of dollars to fund civil wars and other conflicts in various African nations, including Sierra Leone (where conflict ended in 2002), Angola, Liberia, Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Most of the time, the people behind these civil wars and rebellions oppose legitimate governments and desire ....

Diamond Mining

The most common and productive type of diamond mining, pipe mining, is a type of open-pit mining; therefore it involves similar techniques and environmental stresses as other types of open pit mining, in which large amounts of rock and materials, called overburden, are removed to allow access to the diamonds Large areas of land and surrounding ....

Where are Diamonds Found in the World?

Where are diamonds found in the world? Diamonds are present in about 35 countri South Africa, Russia and Botswana are the main producers of gem diamond while Australia produces most of the industrial diamond They are also found in India, Russia, Siberia, Brazil, China, Canada and the United Stat Where are diamonds found in Africa?...

Conflict Minerals

The 13-year-old civil conflict, which has so far claimed 5 million lives and pulled in armies from Rwanda and Uganda, is essentially a resource war over the DROC's minerals: vast reserves of diamonds, gold, tungsten, tin, and coltan...

Who We Help

In keeping with the Diamonds Do Good mission of supporting initiatives that develop and empower people in diamond communities worldwide, the organization looks to fund programs that have proven success in providing youth with high-quality education, including leadership development and entrepreneurial skills building...

Q&A: DR Congo conflict

Nov 20, 2012· The Democratic Republic of Congo is slowly recovering from a conflict known as Africa's first world war, which led to the loss of some five million lives between 1994 and 2003, but many eastern ....

The True Story Of Blood Diamonds

Nov 23, 2016· Subscribe to my Trivia channel to test your knowledge! https://bitly/2LbzOzY General Knowledge History Quiz: https://bitly/2LbAmpw Blood Diamonds, The True Story Documentary of Sierra Leone ....

Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) engage in the worst forms of child labor, including in the forced mining of gold, tin ore (cassiterite), tantalum ore (coltan), and tungsten ore (wolframite), and are used in armed conflict, sometimes as a result of forcible recruitment or abduction by non-state armed groups...