kimberley kimberley  /ˈkɪm bər li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing

News

  1. Florida Couple Arrested For Keeping Starving Pets In Condemned Home

    A Florida couple were arrested after animal service workers found 17 dogs and two cats who were severely emaciated and neglected in their condemned home. Animal Control Specialist Kimberley Duncan didn’t know what she was in for after she received an animal cruelty call on Monday night. When she walked into Jessica Ankiel and Abrhamam Israel’s [...] Florida Couple Arrested For Keeping Starving ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. From Beauty Queen to War-Zone Lawyer

    Kimberley Motley isn’t your typical international lawyer. The former Miss Wisconsin is now fighting Afghanistan's toughest criminal and human-rights cases.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Newsweek

  3. Shine bright like a diamond: the watchdog Kimberly Process explained

    What is the Kimberley Process? It’s a United Nations -backed certification program meant to ensure that none of the world’s diamonds are so-called “blood diamonds” – that is to say, stones mined by rebel groups and used to fund armed resistance movements.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  1. After the vote, Liberia's UN Ambassador Nathaniel Barnes said he had just learned that the Kimberley committee was going to accept Liberia's application as a result of the council's action, "so as of now, we are officially a part of the Kimberley...
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Nathaniel Barnes Source: Washington Post

  2. President Mugabe said the Central Committee was meeting as Western countries redoubled their efforts to direct Zimbabwe's affairs."The latest such gross and unashamed meddling comes in the wake of the recent meeting of the Kimberley Process...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Robert Mugabe Source: ZimDaily

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