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2012-05-21 10:22:40

Participation reflects government's commitment to Horizon 2020 development plan MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea will participate in the annual 65th World Health Assembly, which will be held at the Palais de Nations in Geneva from May 21st through the 26th. This year's assembly will focus primarily on public health issues such as universal health care, the Millennium Development Goals and noncommunicable diseases. In addition, the...

2012-05-18 06:21:03

VANCOUVER, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Plains Creek Phosphate Corporation ("Plains Creek", the "Company") (TSX V: PCP) wishes to advise that: -- The Feasibility Study on its Farim Phosphate Project is expected to be completed on or before 31st July 2012; -- A 43-101 Technical Report on the Preliminary Economic Assessment of the recently announced (2nd May 2012) Direct Shipping Option ("DSO" ) is expected to be completed on or...

2012-03-08 08:59:00

(all dollar amounts in Canadian dollars) VANCOUVER, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Further to its news releases dated December 20, 2011 and January 17, 2012, Plains Creek Phosphate Corporation ("Plains Creek", the "Company") (TSX-V: PCP) is pleased to announce the closing of the second tranche (the "Second Tranche") of its brokered private placement raising gross proceeds of $1,625,000, which is the final half of a larger offering (the "Offering") raising total gross proceeds of...

2012-01-31 07:30:00

(all dollar amounts in Canadian dollars) VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Further to its news release dated January 17, 2012 with respect to the closing of the first tranche (the "First Tranche") of its brokered private placement raising gross proceeds of $1,625,000, which is part of a larger offering (the "Offering") anticipated to raise a total of $3,250,000, Plains Creek Phosphate Corporation ("Plains Creek", the "Company") (TSX-V: PCP) is pleased to announce the appointment...

2011-10-31 20:45:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Plains Creek Phosphate Corporation ("Plains Creek", the "Company") (TSX-V: PCP) announces that as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "BCSC"), the Company is issuing the following news release to clarify our disclosure. The BCSC identified the following National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliance issues in the Company's website corporate presentation and fact sheet. -- On its website,...

2011-10-14 15:19:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unicameral Assembly of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea recently made Portuguese the West African nation's third official language following Spanish and French. This is an effort by the government to improve its communications, trade, and bilateral relations with Portuguese-speaking countries. The government expects this designation to contribute to Equatorial Guinea's greater economic integration with neighboring...

2010-09-08 10:17:00

World Health Organization Regional Director Advocates for "African Fund" to Support Public Health MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Ministry for Health and Social Welfare has committed to adopt the WHO Regional Committee resolutions to improve public health for its citizens and cooperate with other participating countries for the betterment of health in Africa. Equatorial Guinea and the other participating countries, adopted the following...

2010-09-01 15:59:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, met with the United Nations Regional Committee delegation to further discuss ways to facilitate technical assistance to the local United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to improve the effectiveness of its 2009-2012 Assistance Program activities in Equatorial Guinea. The main focus of the meeting was to...

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2008-10-24 13:25:49

United Nations agencies said on Friday that a dangerous cholera epidemic is spreading quickly in Guinea-Bissau, where campaigning for an upcoming election could put even more people at risk. So far this year, some 12,225 people in the West African state have caught cholera and 201 have died, raising fears among aid workers that the water-borne disease could resurge on the devastating scale seen in 2005. More than 1,000 people were getting infected each month in Guinea-Bissau, with the capital...

2008-09-15 12:00:30

Rocksource has signed a farm-in agreement with Ophir Energy, allowing Rocksource to complete a staged entry into the production sharing contract covering the deepwater area administered by the Agence de Gestion et de Cooperation entre la Guinee-Bissau et le Senegal. The Agence de Gestion et de Cooperation entre la Guinee-Bissau et le Senegal (AGC) Profond production sharing contract (PSC) covers an offshore block which straddles the Senegal and Guinea Bissau border and has water depths...