Lucapa Diamond Company (ASX:LOM) has received a further $8.8M tranche from Sociedade Mineira Do Lulo (SML).

Lucapa Diamond Company says the payment now completes the previously approved SML shareholder loan repayment of $14.8M.

It also says $20M has now been repatriated from the National Bank of Angola in 2022 in dividends and loan repayments.

Lucapa Diamond Company?s share price is currently up 8%.