De Beers sees tech as game-changer for Botswana

Paul Rowley PIC: MBONGENI MGUNI
Paul Rowley PIC: MBONGENI MGUNI

World-leading diamond producer, De Beers says the recent sharp increase in the number of cutting and polishing firms establishing in Botswana is mainly due to enhanced technology.

Tech has levelled the playing field against the traditionally more competitive diamond centres across the world, further says De Beers.

The country currently has 48 diamond-cutting and polishing firms, up from 21 in 2020.

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