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2012-03-29 06:21:24

ZUG, SWITZERLAND, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Katanga Mining Limited (TSX: KAT) ("Katanga" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has secured development of power supply sufficient to meet the future needs of its copper and cobalt mine complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC"). The Company has concluded agreements with Société Nationale d'Électricité ("SNEL"), the DRC's national electricity company, and...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

TORONTO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX:BAA) (TSX:BAA) is pleased to announce that the Banro Foundation, a charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has led the effort to raise $80,000 for the world-renowned Panzi Hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). A general referral hospital located in the city of Bukavu, the Panzi has earned a global reputation in the field of medical care...

2011-05-05 11:15:00

TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Loncor Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Loncor") (TSX-V: LN) (NYSE-AMEX: LON) is pleased to announce that it has won the Award of Excellence from the Government of Orientale Province in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). Loncor was voted "Best Company in the Province" among candidates from all industry sectors based on reports from several provincial Government Departments including health, environment, education, employment,...

2010-12-06 07:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Luhwindja in the South Kivu province of the DRC the new Chiburhi Primary School. The project was financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and labour. Luhwindja is located near Banro's...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

TORONTO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") reports that on September 27, 2010 the Company, together with DRC government leaders, South Kivu provincial government officials and local community leaders, celebrated construction of the Company's Twangiza gold mine with a ground breaking ceremony at the plant site. The Company's wholly-owned gold plant is scheduled to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2011. Among...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

TORONTO, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to announce that the reconditioned gold processing plant, which the Company acquired in Australia for re-assembly at its wholly-owned Twangiza gold project in South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has begun arriving at the Twangiza site. The entire plant, which is being transported by truck from Mombasa, Kenya in 140 - 40 foot...

2010-03-04 10:33:00

TORONTO, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") announces that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Lugushwa in South Kivu province of the DRC the new Kigumo Health Clinic. The inauguration of the Kigumo Health Clinic took place on Friday, February 26, 2010 in an Official Ceremony presided over by South Kivu Deputy...

2009-10-14 09:25:00

TORONTO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Saramabila and the Kambambere territory in the DRC the new Saramabila Institute secondary school. The project was financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and labour. Saramabila is...

2009-08-11 08:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC") has ratified, with minor modification, the Fiscal Agreement reached between the government and the Company in February 2009. The Company continues to receive full cooperation and support from the DRC's central and provincial governments as it moves forward to develop its wholly-owned...

2009-05-11 12:45:00

TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to report that the Banro Foundation, a registered charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has officially handed over to the community of Luhwindja in South Kivu province of the DRC the new Naluhwindja Institute secondary school and a potable water system. Both projects were financed and built by the Banro Foundation using local contractors and...