Africa’s forgotten war: The Western Sahara conflict Author: Mihir Yedur Much of Africa was born into conflict due to hasty and problematic decolonization mandates that were undertaken by colonial powers in response to growing pressure from the UN and a large part of the civilized world. Apart from leaving questions
It's been a rough month for De Beers, the largest diamond manufacturer in the world. Facing stiff criticism and increasing competition, the company sold off 26 percent of its mining operations. And what's this? Synthetic diamonds so real they can fool the experts? Maybe it time to sell, sell, sell.