Miner and central bank to share giant diamond

The young miner in the West African state of Guinea who we reported last week found a near-flawless 182 carat diamond will get to share the sparkler 50/50 with the central bank of Guinea.

For his effort and his honesty, Mamadi Kalo will receive one-half of the, as yet undetermined, value of the diamond.

The diamond - reportedly the size of a computer mouse - was of rare quality, according to sources at the ministry of mines and geology, an assessment shared by a national committee of experts in

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: