African Aura Mining Inc. - TR-1: Notification of major interest in shares(i)

For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ -

    
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    1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
       issuer of existing shares to which voting
       rights are attached:(ii)                      AFRICAN AURA MINING INC
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    2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
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    An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                         X
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    An acquisition or disposal of qualifying
    financial instruments which may result in
    the acquisition of shares already issued to
    which voting rights are attached
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    An acquisition or disposal of instruments
    with similar economic effect to qualifying
    financial instruments
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    An event changing the breakdown of voting
    rights
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    Other (please specify):
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    3. Full name of person(s) subject to
    the notification obligation:(iii)       BANQUE BENEDICT HENTSCH & CIE SA
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    4. Full name of shareholder(s)
    (if different from 3.):(iv)
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    5. Date of the transaction and date
    on which the threshold is crossed or
    reached:(v)                                    20.04.2010 / 22.04.2010
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    6. Date on which issuer notified:              23.04.2010
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    7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or         More than 3% of a listed
    reached: (vi),(vii)                            company
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    8. Notified details:
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    A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii),(ix)
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    Class/type   Situation previous    Resulting situation after the
    of shares    to the triggering     triggering transaction
                 transaction
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    if possible  Number  Number   Number  Number of         % of voting
    using the    of      of       of      voting rights     rights*
    ISIN CODE    Shares  Voting   shares
                         Rights
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                                  Direct  Direct  Indirect  Direct  Indirect
                                          (xi)   (xii)
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    CA00830H1082    0       0   2'700'00 2'700'00            3.84%
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    B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
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    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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    Type of financial  Expiration    Exercise/    Number of      % of voting
    instrument         date (xiii)   Conversion   voting rights  rights
                                     Period(xiv)  that may be
                                                  acquired if
                                                  the instrument
                                                  is exercised/
                                                  converted.
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    C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
    Financial Instruments (xv),(xvi)
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    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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    Type of financial  Exercise  Expiration  Exercise/   Number     % of
    instrument         price     date        Conversion  of         voting
                                 (xvii)      period      voting     rights
                                             (xviii)     rights    (xix),(xx)
                                                         instrument
                                                         refers to
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                                                         Nominal    Delta
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    Total (A+B+C)
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    Number of voting rights             Percentage of voting rights
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        2'700'000                           3.84%
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    9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
       and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
       (xxi)
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    The shares are held through the Crest account of BNP Paribas Securities
    Services London, for account SIX SIS Zürich, in favour of Banque Bénédict
    Hentsch & Cie SA
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    Proxy Voting:
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    10. Name of the proxy holder:                    N/A
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    11. Number of voting rights proxy holder
        will cease to hold:                          N/A
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    12. Date on which proxy holder will cease
        to hold voting rights:                       N/A
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    13. Additional information:                      N/A
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    14. Contact name:                                Peter Schweighöfer
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    15. Contact telephone number:                    +41 22 360 91 22
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SOURCE Afferro Mining Inc.

For further information: For further information: Peter Schweighöfer, +41 22 360 91 22

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