An initial public offering for Namdeb Diamond Corp is not on the cards, says the group's financial manager.
A proposed deal between Trans Hex and De Beers on Namaqualand Mines is subject to some conditions which may prove difficult to meet.
Botswana plans to slash red tape to get international jewellery makers to set up shop in the country.
Industry groups and watchdogs have slammed a unilateral decision to allow Zimbabwe to sell diamonds from its disputed Marange fields.
Gem Diamonds says it is in talks with Canadian-listed Lucara Diamond Corporation over a possible merger.
Lucara Diamond says its subsidiary Mothae Diamonds will be holding its first diamond sale later this month.
Gem Diamonds has cut the first phase cost of the Gope mine to $85m by going for an underground operation via a decline shaft, instead of developing a traditional open pit mine.
The South African Police Force has arrested a 32-year old man - believed to be alleged company hijacker Dennis Van Kerrebroeck - in connection with diamond theft.
After spending some time in the limelight following the acquisition of Finsch, it is back to basics for Petra Diamonds after it posted a lacklustre interim performance.
Zimbabwe will proceed with plans to take majority stakes in foreign-owned diamond mines in the east of the country but will spare a Chinese-owned mine from a state takeover.