Botswana Diamonds soars on promising find at South African project

Shares in London-listed Botswana Diamonds (LON:BOD) received a fresh shot in the arm on Friday after the miner said that sampling work at its Ontevreden licence in South Africa seems to prove the presence of high-grade kimberlite pipes. The discoveries at the site, which Botswana Diamonds operates in a joint venture with Vutomi Mining, follow detailed[…]

Botswana Diamonds finds octahedron in sample material at Orapa

Shares in London-listed Botswana Diamonds (LON:BOD) climbed nearly 3% Tuesday after the company announced the discovery of a 1mm octahedron-shaped diamond while prospecting at Orapa. The company, which began exploring the area in March this year, said that specialists from its joint venture partner Alrosa are in the midst of reanalyzing 80 tonnes of samples that were[…]