KGK to produce diamond jewellery with Mupane’s gold

Milestones: Around 200graduates were capped at KGK Botswana on Tuesday as the company reiterated its commitment 
to employ all its trainees 
PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Milestones: Around 200graduates were capped at KGK Botswana on Tuesday as the company reiterated its commitment to employ all its trainees PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

KGK Diamonds Botswana, a De Beers’ sightholder boasting the country’s largest jewellery plant, has sealed an arrangement with Mupane Gold Mine, under which gold produced in the country will be worked into locally-made diamond jewellery.

The firm, a subsidiary of the iconic 118-year-old Indian group, opened its doors in Botswana in 2014 with a focus on cutting and polishing rough diamonds, before launching its jewellery plant in January this year.

From 45 employees at inception, KGK Diamonds Botswana now has more than 500 workers.

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