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2014-04-07 12:23:26

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that preliminary metallurgical testing at its South Houndé Project in south-west Burkina Faso has returned excellent results, reinforcing the Company's exploration bias towards oxide and free-milling material. The combination of high gold extraction, modest reagent consumption and rapid leach kinetics demonstrate that the oxide material is amenable to heap leaching,...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-03-18 12:31:06

LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical licenses previously granted to the American medical staff of Clitoraid, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of female genital mutilation obtain clitoral repair surgery, have been revoked in Burkina Faso due to "blatant discrimination against the Raelian Movement," according to a statement released today by Clitoraid. "Although granted earlier with no problem, our doctors' licenses were revoked after they had...

2014-03-11 08:22:19

VANCOUVER, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed a heads of agreement with Savary Gold Corp. ("Savary") to enter into a joint venture to develop Sarama's Sérakoro 1 and Savary's Houndé South properties in Burkina Faso. The joint venture will be held 35% by Sarama and 65% by Savary and Savary will be the operator. The joint venture agreement will be subject to Sarama and Savary completing...

2014-03-04 12:25:40

Clitoraid's team to hold building inauguration ceremony at its delayed facility on March 7 and launch surgeries at another hospital LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors of the International Raelian Movement (IRM) has caused Burkina Faso's government to block the scheduled March 7 opening of Clitoraid's clitoral repair hospital, known...

2014-02-10 12:25:20

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on March 7, according to a statement released today by the U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Clitoraid. Chantal Compaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso, will preside at the ceremony. The hospital was built with donated funds and through the efforts of worldwide volunteers. "Having Chantal...

2014-01-30 08:34:40

VANCOUVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that preliminary metallurgical testing at its flagship South Houndé Project in south-west Burkina Faso has returned encouraging results, indicating potential for heap leach processing of oxide mineralisation. Sarama is conducting the testwork to establish a range of alternatives for the development of the South Houndé Project, with the heap leach concept presenting an...

2013-12-10 23:20:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Market penetration to reach 60% among Africas one billion people in 2012 Mobile phones represent more than 90% of all telephone lines in Africa. Market penetration passed the 50% mark in 2010 and is expected to reach 60% in 2012. Subscriber growth across the continent has slowed to around 17% p.a, but several individual markets are still...

2013-10-29 16:21:45

VANCOUVER, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd ("Sarama" or the "Company") announces the filing of a technical report prepared in accordance with the Canadian Securities Administrator's National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") in support of the Company's September 16, 2013 news release which announced a maiden Mineral Resource estimate for the South Houndé Project in Burkina Faso. Cube Consulting Pty Ltd and Orway...

2013-09-16 16:21:54

VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to declare a maiden Inferred Mineral Resource(1) estimate of 1.50 Moz of contained gold(2) at its flagship South Houndé Project in south-west Burkina Faso. The Mineral Resource represents a greenfields discovery, crystallising two years of exploration and demonstrating the potential of the Tankoro Structural Corridor to host mineralisation of significance. Highlights...