TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, March 19, 2012 /CNW/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU; JSE: FUM)(ISIN: CA33744R1029)("FIU" or the "Company") on March 2, 2012 announced that it entered into a binding letter agreement (the "Gold One Letter Agreement") providing for the sale of First Uranium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company which owns all of the shares of Ezulwini Mining Company (Proprietary) Limited to Gold One International Limited ("Gold One"). The Gold One Letter Agreement is subject to a number of conditions precedent including entering into a definitive transaction agreement (the "Transaction Agreement") on or before March 16, 2012. FIU and Gold One have agreed to extend the date to enter into the Transaction Agreement to on or before March 23, 2012.
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