Zambezi Nickel Ltd
08 August 2006
8 August 2006
Zambezi Nickel Board Director Resigns
Zambezi Nickel Limited ('Zambezi' or the 'Company') (AIM Code: ZNI), the
AIM-quoted African nickel exploration and development company, today announces
that Hakainde Hichilema has resigned from the board of directors.
Hakainde Hichilema has stepped down from his distinguished career in the Zambian
business arena to pursue a career in politics. In this regard, Mr Hichilema has
been elected as the UDA presidential candidate for the forthcoming Zambian
general elections, scheduled for 28 September 2006.
Commenting on the announcement, Paul Rankine, CEO of Zambezi said:
'Zambezi wishes to thank Hakainde Hichilema for his assistance in executing our
strategy of fast-tracking our regional nickel prospects. The other directors of
Zambezi join me in wishing him all the best with his political career.'
For more information, please contact:
Paul Rankine Laurence Read
Zambezi Nickel Limited Conduit PR
Tel: +44 1428 656 449 Tel: +44 20 7429 6666
Mob: +44 795 280 7110 Mob: +44 797 995 5923
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