Armed with shovels, buckets and dedication, total households of fortune seekers have travelled from throughout South Africa to a small village within the nation’s east in the hunt for what they imagine to be diamonds.
It began when a herdsman dug up an enormous crystal-like stone within the small village of of KwaHlathi within the province of KwaZulu-Natal.
Nonetheless, geologists haven’t but confirmed whether or not it’s a treasured diamond.
Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat stories.
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