Blood diamond
Unsustainable diamond mining in Sierra LeoneBlood diamonds (also called a conflict diamonds, converted diamonds, hot diamonds, or war diamonds) is a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and s...
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Cocoa Farmers Tasting Chocolate for the First Time in their Lives
  \The Ivory Coast is the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans used in the manufacturing of chocolate. As of 2009 they supplied approximately 30% of the cocoa produced in the world.Yet...
De Beers
DeBeers commercial circa 1993. Recorded off KPRC-TV in Houston during Fried Green Tomatoes.
Côte d'Ivoire
I miss my country, my beautiful homeland always in my heart.
Angolan Civil War
The Angolan Civil War (Portuguese: Guerra civil angolana) was a major civil conflict in the African state of Angola, beginning in 1975 and continuing, with some interludes, until 2002. The war beg...
Angolan Civil War - Wikipedia
2000s in Angola
The 2000s in Angola saw the end of a 27-year-long civil war (1975–2002) and economic growth as foreign nation's began to invest in Angola's untapped petroleum reserves. The government continues to res...
2000s in Angola - Wikipedia
Kimberley Process Certification Scheme
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is the process established in 2003 to prevent "conflict diamonds" from entering the mainstream rough diamond market by United Nations General Assembl...
De Beers
The De Beers Group of Companies has a leading role in the diamond exploration, diamond mining, diamond retail, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. The company is currently ac...
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Sierra Leone Civil War
The Sierra Leone Civil War (1991–2002) began on 23 March 1991 when the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), with support from the special forces of Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (N...
Sierra Leone Civil War - Wikipedia
Cocoa Farmers Tasting Chocolate for the First Time in their Lives
  \The Ivory Coast is the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans used in the manufacturing of chocolate. As of 2009 they supplied approximately 30% of the cocoa produced in the world.Yet...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1176
United Nations Security Council resolution 1176, adopted unanimously on 24 June 1998, after reaffirming Resolution 696 (1991) and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, particularly Resolution 1173 (19...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1176 - Wikipedia
Economy of Sierra Leone
The economy of Sierra Leone is that of a least developed country with a GDP of approximately 1.9 billion USD in 2009. Since the end of the civil war in 2002 the economy is gradually recovering with a ...
Economy of Sierra Leone - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1295
United Nations Security Council resolution 1295, adopted unanimously on 18 April 2000, after reaffirming Resolution 864 (1993) and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, particularly resolutions 1127 (...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1295 - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1459
United Nations Security Council resolution 1459, adopted unanimously on 28 January 2003, after recalling resolutions 1173 (1998), 1295 (2000), 1306 (2000), 1343 (2001), 1385 (2001) and 1408 (2002) con...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1459 - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1221
United Nations Security Council resolution 1221, adopted unanimously on 12 January 1999, after reaffirming Resolution 696 (1991) and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, particularly resolutions 1196...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1221 - Wikipedia
Heart of Eternity Diamond
The Heart of Eternity is a diamond measuring 27.64 carats (5.528 g), rated in color as "Fancy Vivid Blue" by the Gemological Institute of America. The Heart of Eternity was cut by the Steinmetz Group,...
Jamba, Cuando Cubango
Jamba shown on a map of Angola 22°36′47″E / 17.45583°S 22.61306°E / -17.45583; 22.61306Jamba is a town in Angola, located in the southeastern province of Cuando Cubango, just ...
List of companies based in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa that is bordered by Guinea to the northeast, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest.The ec...
List of companies based in Sierra Leone - Wikipedia
Fowler Report
The Fowler Report, released on March 14, 2000, is a United Nations report detailing how various companies, African and European governments, including that of Angola and the political wing of UNITA, v...
De Beers Diamond Oval
De Beers Diamond Oval is a multi-purpose stadium in Kimberley, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosted three matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. The stadium h...
Queen Elizabeth II Quay
Queen Elizabeth II Quay, also known as QE II Quay /ˌkjuː.iːˈtuːkiː/ and by residents as the Deep Water Quay, is a locality in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is located on a promontory called Fourah Point ...
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Government of Ivory Coast
The government of Ivory Coast takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Ivory Coast is both head of state and head of government, and of...
The Ambassador (2011 film)
The Ambassador is a 2011 Danish documentary film created and directed by Danish filmmaker and journalist Mads Brügger. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festiv...
The Ambassador (2011 film) - Wikipedia
1970s in Angola
The 1970s in Angola, a time of political and military turbulence, saw the end of Angola's War of Independence (1961–1975) and the outbreak of civil war (1975–2002). Agostinho Neto, the leader of the P...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1306
United Nations Security Council resolution 1306, adopted on 5 July 2000, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, particularly resolutions 1132 (1997), 1171 (1998) an...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1306 - Wikipedia