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Tongo, Sierra Leone

Full nameTongoma, Sierra Leone
Official nameTongoma, Sierra Leone
CountrySierra Leone
ProvinceEastern Province
DistrictKenema District
Total Population44376 (2009)
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Time zoneGMT (UTC-5)

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Tongoma, also known as Tongo, is a diamond mining town and the second largest city in Kenema District, (after the city of Kenema) located in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The population of the 60-sq.-mile city is 44,376. The town is the seat of the Tongo Diamond Field, one of the largest diamond-producing areas in Sierra Leone.

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Kono went backward during the 11 years of SLPP rule - Cocorioko Tweet this news
Cocorioko--Mr. Saquee demonstrated his lack of knowledge about historical facts on -Sierra Leone- and his own people. In refuting his bogus arguments about Kono, I here submit to our valuable Cocorioko readers, the fact that the 11 years of SLPP rule were - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:08:10 GMT+00:00
Broker Roundup: ITV, AVEVA, Centrica, Standard Life, Online Poker Operators ... - Proactive Investors UK Tweet this news
Proactive Investors UK--Northland Securities and Fairfax both looked at Stellar Diamonds (LON:STEL) after it gave results from bulk sampling at the -Tongo- kimberlite in -Sierra Leone- , which returned some very encouraging results. “(These are) encoura - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:58:47 GMT+00:00
Fairfax Market Report including Kenmare Resources, Blackthorn Resources and ... - Proactive Investors UK Tweet this news
Proactive Investors UK--Stellar Diamonds has processed 566t from its kimberlite dyke at -Tongo- in -Sierra Leone- which has returned a high grade of 109cpht with 90% classified as gem quality. Historic valuations indicate that Dyke 1 has potential to retu - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 08:57:34 GMT+00:00
Stellar sparkles as bulk sampling returns encouraging results - Proactive Investors UK Tweet this news
Proactive Investors UK--Stellar Diamonds (LON:STEL) opened strongly this morning as bulk sampling of the company's -Tongo- kimberlite in -Sierra Leone- returned some very encouraging results. Stellar said it has processed 566 tonnes of rock at a grad - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 08:05:00 GMT+00:00
Indigenes Vow To Develop Lower Bambara Chiefdom - Cocorioko Tweet this news
Cocorioko--Prior to the commencement of the meeting, Gbonda Sei gave a brief background about the revival of the association in New Jersey during the recent burial ceremony of the late Mariama Komeh whose funeral rites were attended by -Sierra Leone' - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:39:52 GMT+00:00
Anadarko maps Liberian basin exploration plan - Oil & Gas Journal Tweet this news
Oil & Gas Journal--The program consists of two wells off eastern -Sierra Leone- and one off western Liberia. Anadarko will mobilize the Discoverer Spirit drillship from the Gulf of Mexico to West Africa after it finishes completion on the third Caesar - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:23:53 GMT+00:00
Anadarko lines up three wells off West Africa - PennEnergy- Energy News (press release) Tweet this news
PennEnergy- Energy News (press release)--Anadarko's program will include an appraisal well 7 mi (11 ¾ km) west of the Mercury discovery well in block SL-07B-10 offshore -Sierra Leone-, and an exploratory well on the Jupiter prospect on the same bloc - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:06:54 GMT+00:00
Anadarko Announces Discovery Offshore Ghana - Marketwire (press release) Tweet this news
Marketwire (press release)--As part of this program, Anadarko plans to drill its first Mercury appraisal well, located approximately seven miles west of the Mercury discovery well offshore -Sierra Leone- in Block SL-07B-10. In addition, the company plans - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 07:01:38 GMT+00:00
NZ ranked best for girls - The Daily Star Tweet this news
The Daily Star--New Zealand is the best place in the Commonwealth to be born a girl, while -Sierra Leone- and Nigeria are among the worst, says a report published yesterday in London on the occasion of the Commonwealth Day. Bangladesh has tied with Gambia - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 18:05:19 GMT+00:00
Stellar Diamonds Raising £6.2 million - Tweet this news the Company's 100% owned -Tongo- kimberlite dyke project in -Sierra Leone-, the Company intends to apply approximately £1500000 towards evaluating the high-grade Dyke 1. The current 2000 tonne bulk sample will be completed and w - Date : Fri, 11 Mar 2011 06:54:00 GMT+00:00

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