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One Kilogram Gold Nugget Discovered By Artisanal Miners

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 29, 2014) - African Gold Group, Inc. ("AGG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AGG) is pleased to report that local artisanal miners have discovered a one kilogram gold nugget at the Company's Kobada, Mali gold project.

http://www.africangoldgroup.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=315:african-gold-group-inc-one-kilogram-gold-nugget-discovered-by-artisanal-miners-at-kobada-mali&catid=68:2014&Itemid=191

http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/african-gold-group-inc-one-kilogram-gold-nugget-discovered-artisanal-miners-kobada-mali-tsx-venture-agg-1873642.htm

Location of find and photo of 1 kilogram nugget
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Previous 2.7 kilogram nugget found on property

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Location map from http://www.africangoldgroup.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=61

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Hey Steve, wouldn't you just love to have the freedom we had in WA in a place like this? I'd happily donate most of the gold I found just for the opportunity to have a crack at it without having to worry about security etc.

 

JP

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They are two different worlds, West Africa and WA, but there is a fair chance I'll be back there and Mali is one of the places they are looking at.

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