Monday , July 26 2021

Africa

Huge 1,174-carat diamond unearthed in Botswana

Written by Rob PichetaZahid Mahmood, CNN An enormous 1,174-carat diamond has been unearthed in Botswana, a mining company has said, the second massive diamond to be found in the country in the space of a few weeks. The rare rock was recovered at the Karowe diamond mine last month and …

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Kenneth Kaunda buried in Zambia amid controversy over burial site

ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/AFP via Getty Images Revered for leading Zambia’s struggle for independence, Kenneth Kaunda spoke at the funeral ceremony for Nelson Mandela in 2013. CNN —   Authorities in Zambia held a state funeral Wednesday for the country’s first president and independence leader, Kenneth Kaunda, amid ongoing controversy over his …

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