Pastor finds 706-carat diamond worth more than £50million

Pastor finds 706-carat diamond worth more than £50million A Sierra Leonean pastor, Emmanuel Momoh has returned a 706-carat diamond he unearthed in the country’s Kono district, to the president. This was disclosed in a statement on the Sierra Leonean government’s website on Thursday. “A 706-carat diamond …

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Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone pastor finds 706-carat diamond in village

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone’s government says that a pastor in the country’s Kono district has found and turned in the largest uncut diamond discovered in more than four decades in the West African country. Presidential Spokesman …

706-carat diamond unearthed by pastor in Sierra Leone

A Christian pastor working in a Sierra Leone mine has discovered a 706-carat diamond, media reports said. Emmanuel Momoh, who was working in the West African country’s east Kono region, found the precious stone which could be the tenth largest …

Business Standard

Sierra Leone pastor discovers 706-carat diamond

FREETOWN (Reuters) – A Christian pastor has found one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds – weighing 706 carats — in Sierra Leone’s eastern Kono region. The stone, a photograph of which was posted on the president’s official website, is being stored

The Star Online

Massive 706-carat diamond unearthed in Sierra Leone

(CNN) A pastor has unearthed a massive gem in eastern Sierra Leone. Pastor Emmanuel Momoh, who also works as a miner, discovered the 706-carat diamond in Kono district, the government said in a statement. He handed it over to President Ernest Bai …


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Awareness Times

Christian pastor discovers amazing treasure in Sierra Leone

The Pastor was part of a ministry in the mining communities of the Kono district. African church minister Emmanuel Momoh supplements his meager stipend by mining various minerals in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone.

Catholic Online

Pastor finds $5 million diamond in Sierra Leone

One of the world’s largest uncut diamonds has been found by a Christian pastor in eastern Sierra Leone, an official said Thursday. The 706-carat diamond is believed to be one of the 20 largest ever found and could be worth up to $5 million. The rough

Anadolu Agency

Sierra Leone pastor finds 709-carat diamond

A freelance diamond hunter in Sierra Leone. A 709-carat diamond was discovered by Emmanuel Momoh, a Sierra Leone minister, and presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday. Photo by Peter C. Andersen/Website of President Ernest Bai …

Pastor Discovers Giant 706-Carat Diamond In Sierra Leone

A pastor in Sierra Leone has unearthed one of the largest uncut diamonds found in the region to date – a 706-carat alluvial diamond. The fortuitous discoverer, Pastor Emmanuel Momoh, found the stone in the informal mining sector of eastern Kono.

IFLScience (blog)

706-Carat Diamond Discovered by Sierra Leone Pastor

In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday


Sierra Leone pastor finds huge diamond in Kono

A Christian pastor has discovered one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds in Sierra Leone’s Kono district. The diamond, weighing 709 carats, is now locked up in Sierra Leone’s central bank in Freetown. It is one of the 20 largest diamonds ever found.

BBC News

Sierra Leone pastor unearths one of the 20 largest diamonds ever found

This 1,111-carat diamond found in 2015 at the Karowe Mine in Botswana remains the largest gem discovered in the last 100 years. (Image courtesy of Lucara Diamond.) A Christian pastor has unearthed a 706-carat diamond in Sierra Leone’s Kono district, …