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Cameroon, Chad Tighten Their Borders to Stem Flow of Conflict Diamonds

Cameroon and Chad are tightening border security to halt the illegal flow of diamonds -- known as "blood diamonds" --  said to be sponsoring armed groups in neighboring Central African Republic, the governments of the two countries said in a strategist meeting in Yaounde. In an interview with VOA, Cameroon's mining minister Emmanuel Mbonde said the government has taken measures to address the growing problem, including deploying more border staff to identify all...

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