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Government of Lesotho – KAO Non-executive Directors Appointments

Government of Lesotho – KAO Non-executive Directors Appointments

13 December 2023

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ESG Campaign: Another Night of Bliss at KAO

ESG Campaign: Another Night of Bliss at KAO

13 December 2023

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Investing in Early Childhood Devleopment

Investing in Early Childhood Development

11 December 2023

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SMD's Financial Boost for Olympian Neheng Kkatala

SMD's Financial Boost for Olympian Neheng Kkatala

14 November 2023

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Antwerp Visit Sept 2023

SMD Visit to Antwerp

22 September 2023

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ESG Campaign

SMD injects in Wool and Mohair Industry in KAO

22 September 2023

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ESG Campaign

Environmental Social Governance Campaign Held at SMD

30 August 2023

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Minister Moleko visits Bonas

Graduation of students from SMD-KAO sponsored Ntlafatso Skills Training Center

06 July 2023

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Minister Moleko visits Bonas

Minister Mohlomi Moleko paid a visit to Bonas in Antwerp

06 July 2023

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CIS Launch

SMD Community Investment Strategy

26 June 2023
Storm Mountain Diamonds (SMD) earlier this month held its final stakeholder workshop on its five-year Community Investment Strategy (CIS).

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ESG Launch

ESG Launch

25 May 2023
Storm Mountain Diamonds (SMD) launched its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) campaign on 11 May, as a way of raising awareness of environmental, social and corporate governance requirements.

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DIAMCAD VISIT TO STORM MOUNTAIN DIAMONDS

Sekiring Village Health Post Opening Ceremony

15 May 2023
On Thursday 11 May 2023, Storm Mountain Diamonds (SMD) held a handover ceremony of the newly built and furnished Health Post in the Sekiring (Porinki) village within the Kao community. The health post is a result of SMD’s commitment to Kao community development as expressed in the mine’s Community Investment Program for Kao.

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DIAMCAD VISIT TO STORM MOUNTAIN DIAMONDS

DIAMCAD VISIT TO STORM MOUNTAIN DIAMONDS (KAO)

09 March 2023
On the 27th and 28th February 2023, Storm Mountain Diamonds (KAO Mine) had the pleasure of hosting Bart De Hantsetters, Tom Debout and Mathias Vangilbergen from Diamcad on site at KAO Mine Lesotho.

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Pink Eternity

Pink Eternity (47.80 cts)

30 October 2022
Press Release
Storm Mountain Diamonds (Pty) Ltd, is now pleased to announce the recovery and sale of an exceptional pink diamond weighing 47.80 cts, the largest pink diamond recovered at Kao to date

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Shishila Primary School and Lihloahloeng Village

SMD sponsorship of a Mosotho top athlete

28 March 2022
SMD is sponsoring a Mosotho top athlete, Mr. Khoarahlane Seutloali ahead of the Paris Olympics

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Launch of the Wool and Mohair Farmers Support Project

Launch of the Wool and Mohair Farmers Support Project

25 February 2022
Storm Mountain Diamonds, through their CSR program, has initiated a support project for the wool and mohair farmers from the Motete Wool and Mohair Association.

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Shishila Primary School and Lihloahloeng Village

Shishila Primary School Projects: Improving the local community

18 November 2021
SMD KAO launched education and community development projects at Shishila Primary School and Lihloahloeng Village

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Ntlafatso Skills Training Centre

21 Students graduate from Ntlafatso Skills Training Centre

24 September 2021
Congratulations to the 21 students who graduated from Ntlafatso Skills Training Centre - you have a bright future ahead of you!

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Lesotho at Tokyo Olympics

SMD - KAO Mine Sponsors Olympic Athletes from Lesotho

25 August 2021
Congratulations to the two Olympic athletes sponsored by Storm Mountain Diamonds - KAO Mine.

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Palesa Pink Diamond

21,86ct Pink Palesa to be sold in Antwerp

21 June 2021
The 21,86 ct natural pink diamond will be sold in Antwerp by Bonas Group. The stone was discovered on the 18th of May at the KAO mine in Lesotho.

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Storm Mountain Diamonds Piting to Sekiring relocation

Relocation of families from Piting to Sekiring village

20 Novemeber 2020
On 11th November 2020, Storm Mountain Diamonds handed over leased homes to 15 families who have been relocated from Tiping village to Sekiring village

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International Women's Day

08 March 2020
We acknowledges the role our Women Play on International Women's Day 2020, with the theme: I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights.

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Re-opening of the Ntlafatso Skills Training Centre

24 February 2020

Storm Mountain Diamonds (Kao) has renovated the previously closed Ntlafatso Skills Training center in Mohale’s Hoek.

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SMD Main Pit