African Copper Plc
AIM : ACU

African Copper Plc

June 22, 2009 15:00 ET

African Copper Plc: Filing of Interim Financial Statements and MD&A

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - African Copper PLC ("African Copper" or the "Company") (AIM:ACU)(BOTSWANA:AFRICAN COPPER) announces that it has completed its interim consolidated financial statements for the three-months ended March 31, 2009 as required under Canadian securities rules and has filed such financial statements and the related management discussion and analysis (the "Interim Materials").

The Company failed to complete and file the Interim Materials within the time required by Canadian National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations due to the reasons set out in the Company's news release dated May 15, 2009.

The Company will apply to the applicable securities commissions or regulators in Canada for the revocation of the cease trade orders which were imposed in Canada against the securities of the Company as a result of the delay in the filing of the Interim Materials.

The Interim Materials can be reviewed on SEDAR under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com or on the Company's website at www.africancopper.com.

This news release contains forward-looking information which is not comprised of historical facts. Forward-looking information involves risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events, results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information in this news release includes the Company's expectation with respect to applying to the applicable securities commissions or regulators for the revocation of the cease trade orders which were imposed against the securities of the Company as a result of the delay in the filing of the Interim Materials. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, the risks set out in the Company's public documents filed on SEDAR. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking information in this news release are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information, which only applies as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law.

For further information please visit: www.africancopper.com.

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