January 23 , 2009
AFRICAN QUEEN MINES ENGAGES CARRIE HOWES FOR INVESTOR RELATIONS TEAM
Vancouver, British Columbia — AFRICAN QUEEN MINES LTD. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce
that Ms. Carrie Howes has been engaged as the Company’s Corporate Communications representative.
Ms. Howes, who will be working in London and Düsseldorf, has been a financial consultant and a Corporate Communication professional she
has also served as a registered representative in the United Kingdom as well as Canada. As compensation for her services Ms.
Howes will receive CAD $3,000 per month in fees.
For her services, Ms. Howes was granted 100,000 stock options as previously announced.
The Company is an exploratory resource company with diversified mineral properties in Southern Africa. It is exploring its properties in Botswana and Namibia for diamonds, and it is exploring its properties in Mozambique for gold and other metals. The Company licences in Botswana and Namibia comprise approximately 11,800 sq km of diamond prospects. In Mozambique it has approximately 2,000 sq km of gold and other metals licences under agreements with three other companies. Its operations in Botswana are carried out through its operating subsidiary, PAM Botswana (Pty) Ltd.; its operations in Namibia are carried out through its operating subsidiary PAM Minerals Namibia (Pty) Ltd.; and its operations in Mozambique are carried out through its subsidiary PAM Mocambique Limitada.
The Company has its executive offices in Vancouver, Canada.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
AFRICAN QUEEN MINES, LTD.
Chairman & CEO
For more information, contact:
President and CEO
Phone: (604) 899-0100
Fax: (604) 899-0200
Düsseldorf +49 (0) 1722 1234 47
London - +44 (0) 7780 602 788
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of the information contained herein. The statements made in this press release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations.