Monday, October 13, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, Vienna, Austria, Tokyo, Japan – October 13, 2014 – The Board of African Compass International Limited (“ACI” or the “Company”) today announced the donation of undisclosed amounts to GlobalMedic and Médecins Sans Frontières (M.S.F.) or Doctors Without Borders Ebola virus disease (EVD) aid missions.

ACI to-date has no reported or suspected cases of EVD at the Company’s JV iron ore exploration and development operations in Liberia. ACI and its JV partners essential stuff, however, remain affected by some continued travel suspensions inside the country as well as travel restrictions instituted by a number of countries to and from Liberia.

ACI and its JV partners have established initiatives and increased precaution processes to safeguard employees from EVD infection and continue to monitor the situation and comply with WHO recommendations and Liberia Ministry of Health & Social Welfare notices.

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; 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

EVD               Ebola virus disease

JV                   Joint Venture

MSF               Médecins Sans Frontières

WHO             World Health Organisation

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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)