TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) - Ethiopian Potash Corp. (the "Corporation" or "EPC") (TSX VENTURE:FED)(TSX VENTURE:FED.WT) is pleased to announce that its agents in its most recent brokered financing, Fraser Mackenzie Limited and Salman Partners Inc., have initiated research coverage on the Corporation.
President and CEO David Wahl commented "We are very pleased by the early and positive coverage from our underwriters. EPC expects to commence drilling in late April 2011 with an initial objective of increasing known resources and confirming the continuity of mineralisation at shallow depth reported in recent press releases by immediately adjoining exploration companies to the South and East of EPC's property."
About Ethiopian Potash Corp.
Ethiopian Potash Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FED)(TSX VENTURE:FED.WT) is a Canadian company based in Toronto, Ontario, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Potash controls 481 sq km of shallow mineralisation potash development concessions in the fairway of the Danakil Depression, Ethiopia. The company has an existing 128 mil ton resource at 21% potash and is intent on aggressively fast-tracking its properties to production.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
David Wahl, President and CEO
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