Diamonds are one of Africa’s most lucrative natural resources. For many years, they have contributed immensely to the economic sustenance of its few diamond-producing countries.
While this resource continues to generate wealth for the continent, it has certainly cost many lives in the process. Some people even call it the blood diamond, associating it with some of the never-ending civil conflicts in Africa.
For better or for worse, in prosperity or in war, here are the top diamond-producing countries in Africa.