Thursday, July 30, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, Vienna, Austria, Tokyo, Japan – July 30, 2014 – The Board of African Compass International Limited (“ACI” or the “Company”) are pleased to announce an addition to its Advisory Board with the appointment of Björn McKenzie.

Björn McKenzie, is a geologist by profession with more than 30 years of experience in mining investment banking, assessing assets, replacing and growing resources in mining and industrial minerals. He has also consulted for the oil & gas industry.

Mr. McKenzie has worked extensively in Africa, Eurasia and South America. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Economic Geology, Applied Finance and Investment.

About ACI

African Compass International (“ACI”) is a global diversified private natural resources company in frontier, emerging/established emerging and developed markets. The Group farms, explores, sources, refines and produces, inter alia, agriculture products, base metals, ferrous & non-ferrous metals, minor metals, platinum group metals, precious metals, oil & gas and commercial energy. Our diversified operations in Africa, Americas and Eurasia are supported by offices in Austria, Canada, Japan and Zimbabwe. ACI always seeks partnerships with all its stakeholders that will add value to projects at hand based on the core values of honesty, integrity and vision.

Supporting Resources: please visit www.africancompassinternational.com; follow @Afrikancompass on Twitter, or join ACI on LinkedIn.

For and on behalf of the Company’s Board

Julian RUPARE, Jr.

CEO & Chair


The following are the main terms and abbreviations used in this webnews:

ACI                 African Compass International Limited and/or its subsidiaries, as appropriate

Board             Board of Directors

CEO               Chief Executive Officer

CG                  Chief Geologist

CLO               Chief Legal Officer

Company      African Compass International or African Compass International Limited

COO               Chief Operating Officer

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African Compass International

Johannesburg | Harare | Vienna | Tokyo

Directors J Rupare Jr (CEO) C N Rupare (COO) U Mazunga (CLO) V M S Correia (CG)