Lucara execs leave, HB founder returns

Grinding on: Karowe’s next phase of operations will be underground PIC: LUCARADIAMOND.COM
Grinding on: Karowe’s next phase of operations will be underground PIC: LUCARADIAMOND.COM

Lucara's Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary have handed in their resignations, just over a month since CEO, Eira Thomas, left her post.

The development comes five days after Lucara's new CEO, William Lamb, announced the termination of the miner's 10 year agreement with HB Antwerp under which the Belgian firm buys, polishes and sells Lucara's rough diamonds.

In yet another local diamond industry development, HB Antwerp, today announced that it has made peace with Oded Mansori, the co-director it kicked out last month.

Meanwhile, De Beers yesterday signed a firm deal with government for 25yr mining leases and a 10yr agreement to sell diamonds from the Debswana mines.


Mmegi"s print edition will have all the insights and analysis this Friday

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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