Africa West Minerals Corp. (the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement, subject to regulatory approval, of up to 4,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.06 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of up to $240,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company and one-half of one non-transferable share purchase warrant, each whole warrant (a "Warrant") entitling the holder to purchase an additional common share at a price of $0.10 per share for a period of 12 months from the completion of the offering, subject to accelerated expiry in certain circumstances.
If at any time after the first four (4) months of the term of the Warrants, the closing price for the Company's common shares is equal to or greater than $0.30 per common share, determined on a weighted average basis, for a period of twenty (20) consecutive trading days, the Company may deliver a notice (the "Notice") to the holders of the Warrants notifying them that they must exercise their Warrants within thirty (30) days from the date of such Notice, after which time the Warrants will expire.
Finder's fees and warrants in amounts yet to be determined may be paid to persons who introduce the Company to investors.
Shares acquired by the placees, and shares which may be acquired upon the exercise of the share purchase warrants, will be subject to a hold period of four months plus one day from the date of completion of the financing in accordance with applicable securities legislation. The proceeds of the private placement will be used for general corporate purposes and to enable completion of a technical report in compliance with National Instrument 43-101 on the Company's Nyakagwe project, located in Tanzania.
For additional information, please contact:
James T. Gillis, President
Telephone: (250) 314-0186
Jeffrey S. Ackert, VP Business Development and Exploration
Telephone: (613) 851-7699
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