Tag Archive for Letšeng Diamonds

Lesotho Mining Continues To Astonish With Another Exceptional Find


Letšeng recovers 198-carat diamond


Gem Diamonds says the diamond is expected to fetch an 'exceptional price' when sold this year (EWN,2014)

Gem Diamonds says the diamond is expected to fetch an ‘exceptional price’ when sold this year (EWN,2014)



(Public Eye,2014).

MASERU – Letšeng Diamonds has recovered an exceptional white, high quality 198-carat diamond, according to a statement released by the majority shareholder of the mine, Gem Diamonds (Public Eye,2014).

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Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon

The High Altitude Summer Marathon (HASM) is a road running event held annually in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. The first race was run in 2003, under the name of the “Mokhotlong City Marathon”. It started as a 32.2km race initiated by Mr Kokolia Mokonyana, the Secretary General of the Lesotho Amateur Athletics Association (LAAA).

The event name has since changed to “High Altitude Summer Marathon” as has the races format, stretching the distances from 32.2km to 42.2km and the 21.1km and 10km races were added as developmental races.

The HASM is a very challenging sporting competition, even for the most seasoned marathon runner, and yet at the same time affords an invigorating course for the keen athlete. Read more

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