In today's podcast, I look at Optibiotix (OPTI) - where I bought more shares; Kefi Gold & Copper (Kefi); Guild ESports (GILD) - is it breaking up with David Beckham?; Nanosynth (NNN); the shysters at Verditek (VDTK)l and Shield Therapeutics (STX). It is definitely ouzo, or rather an elderflower champagne, for supper tonight.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has issued an announcement stating that it notes recent local press reports inaccurately referring to a loss of the company's Tulu Kapi licence in Ethiopia and that it is instead confident of the signing of an umbrella funding agreement by the end of this month.
The Mrs was nextdoor, so I had to be upfront with you and list the sort of things I normally say but could not do today. Then, it is onto Kefi Copper & Gold (KEFI), and some comments about its behaviour today; Caspian Sunrise (CASP); Verditek (VDTK); Petropavlovsk (POG) - looking like a bang-on zero; and Wildcat Petroleum (WCAT), which is not much better.
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The most read non-Tom article is Naked Wines shareholders will probably need a drink! by Chris Bailey at number six or number 13 if you include Bearcasts.
But instead, I left a birthday party to record this. Such dedication. I start on why Nigel's Barkby (BARK) piece was wrong. Then, I look at Shield Therapeutics (STX), Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI), Naked Wine (WINE), Nostra Terra Oil & Gas (NTOG) and Trainline (TRN).
A reader emails about Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI): "you see how serious, if true, the situation is? So, don’t suppose you can get a response from HAA, since... without clarity before the markets open, shares will collapse 100%".
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has served up another update on Saudi Arabia, saying that it is looking to develop Jibal Qutman next year and then Hawiah “shortly afterwards”.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has issued an “Ethiopia Development Update”-titled announcement, with Executive Chairman Harry Adams emphasising that the company has significant momentum as it progresses three advanced projects. Then again he recently considered yet another placing ‘pleasing’, so what is the “significant momentum”?
It is just two days until Rogue Bloggers, and we have raised more than £20,000 (with gift aid). Let's try and reach £25,000. I discuss rain, nettles and the inevitable pain on Saturday. Please donate, HERE. Then, the twit of the day contest: Boris v Harry of Kefi (KEFI) v Mark Steward, who has disgraced himself on Genflow (GENF). I then discuss Nostra Terra (NTOG) (praise be the lord), with a target price of 0p; the fraud, Supply@ME Capital (SYME); another Steward screw-up; and ITM Power (ITM).
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has announced calendar year 2021 results and emphasises now a “focus on a sequential development path to build a mid-tier mining company with aggregate annual production of 365,000 ounces of gold and gold equivalent, in which KEFI will have a beneficial interest of 187,000 ounces of gold and gold equivalent”.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has announced recent advancement toward multi-party financing, as well as further development of the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia.
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The most read non-Tom article is Ferrexpo looks like a good recovery buy with large upside as long as its operations in Ukraine continue uninterrupted by Gary Newman at a sexy Number Six or Number 11 if you include Bearcasts.
Kefi Gold and Copper (KEFI) has announced further drill results and news from Saudi Arabia.
Cliff admits he will lose, so has decently added £5 to his Rogue Bloggers for Woodlarks donation. Why not join him? Leave the 96% of listeners yet to donate, and chip in today, HERE. The bet is on Zephyr Energy (ZPHR), where Cliff is long (and wrong). I offer him the chance to double up with a bet on Wildcat Petroleum (WCAT), following its bonkers RNS yesterday. But I think he is too smart to take that. I also look at Versarien (VRS), Eden Research (EDEN), Kefi (KEFI), and Amur Minerals (AMC), on a day of water triumph at the Greek Hovel. How I wish I was there.
I start with Pure Gold (PUR) and today's utterly misleading release; the red flags do flutter in force here. The onto Kefi Minerals (KEFI), where 'arry bloody Adams does not understand why his NEDs are 100% discredited. Finally, I have two challenges for loathsome Neill Ricketts, as he steers Versarien (VRS) towards a crash landing.
I start with good news concerning my mother-in-law, which suggests my current living - where folks pay £5.99 a month to hurl abuse at me - is maybe not such a desirable career. Then onto Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI), and what I have told 'arry Bloody Adams should happen next, in light of his latest e-mail to me. Then onto Vast Resources (VAST) and Eden Research (EDEN), not Pharma as I misspoke in the podcast. Finally, Gear4Music (G4M), which is enough to turn fanboys Paul Scott and Malcolm Stacey to drink. Vindicated yet again as a bear, I warn of worse to come, following today's bullshit-heavy trading statement.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) states that it “is pleased to announce an oversubscribed fundraising to raise gross cash proceeds of £8.0 million… at a price of 0.8 pence per ordinary share”, with also a warrant per two placing shares at an exercise price of 1.6p exercisable for two years. But then it admits “the placing price represents a discount of 25% against the ten-day VWAP to 19 April”. So the stock was handed out cheaply so making the placing oversubscribed. Well done 'arry bloody Adams and team aren't you clever boys?
In today's Bearcast, I start with Guild ESports (GILD), and a collapsing party house of cards. I refer to the David Williams of Avanti infamy shocker - it is still a cracking short. Then I comment on Petropavlovsk (POG), where I am surprised no one has feigned offence at my earlier headline. There is a bit on NightCap (NGHT), but most of this podcast covers Kefi Gold and Copper (KEFI). Matthew and his dog will be delighted by that section.
I start with news of flooding at the Welsh Hovel, and end with a reminder of podcasting schedules as I head to the Greek hovel. Then, I apologise to Peter Brailey as I cover: Simec Atlantic (SAE); Kefi (KEFI); Ince (INCE); Arden (ARDN); Cellular Goods (CBX); Chill Brands (FRAUD); Gatemore fund managers and Sensyne (SENS); Mark Slater and the folly of attempting corporate regime change; and Audioboom (BOOM).
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has emphasised a recent months “improved enormously” security situation in Ethiopia and regulatory and further operational progress in Saudi Arabia mean that it is now well set.
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The fact that BREAKING: Darren Atwater Resignation letter is the most read article this week quite disturbs me: were ShareProphets readers thrilled or dismayed at the news? (It was, of course, an April Fools.) The most read non-Tom story is Friday news I missed last week from Rolls-Royce and Imperial Brands by Chris Bailey at Number 10 or Number 16 if you include Bearcasts.
This is a very long podcast, covering: Optibiotix (OPTI); Skinbiotherapeutics (SBTX); Kefi (KEFI); Bluebird (BMV); Ten Lifestyle (TENG); CakeBox (CBOX); Deepverge (DVRG); Petropavlovsk (POG); Eurasia (EUA); and Amur Minerals (AMC).
I see that Edison has published a note on Kefi (KEFI) giving a valuation range of 2.46p to 8.27p. Whatever, it is paid to be bullish but as a loyal shareholder I agree the stock is cheap although nobody has paid me to write that. Anyhow I see that the Edison contact is Lord Ashbourne? Who he ed?
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has announced that with, over the past two months its Ethiopia security situation having remained stable following abatement of civil war at the end of 2021 and State of Emergency being lifted, it is pleased to announce that development activities at the Tulu Kapi gold project have recommenced. Good news.
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The most-read article non-Tom article is once again by me, the ShareProphets Sunday Pub Quiz #128. The most-read non-Tom, non-Darren article is Thar’s Gold in Greenland’s Icy Mountains and this Fiesty Firm’s Out to Exploit it by Malcolm Stacey, making a welcome return to the leaderboard at number nine or number 16 including Bearcasts.
Even by the standards of other paid for interviewers, Proactive’s Katie Pilbeam is in a class of her own, making Juston the Clown seem like Jeremy Paxman on Steroids.This week she met up with Harry Adams of Kefi (KEFI) where I am a loyal shareholder and expect great things. But , suffice to say, Harry was not exactly sweating like Prince Andrew as he dealt with Katie’s quizzing. Enjoy.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has made a Tulu Kapi gold project (TKGM) update including that “the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines has allowed until 8 July 2022 for full project financing and launch commitments to be achieved”. So what of a share price still around 0.70p?
Today we have great news from Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI). The Ministry of Mines in Ethiopia, not always the greatest battler for “the cause” has confirmed that Kefi has until July to secure funding for Tulu Kapi and get the project underway. I know that Harry Adams is dotting the “I”s and crossing the “t”s on the funding now and expect an announcement within the next couple of months, if not far sooner, that funding is secured. That will drive a big re-rate and I am a very happy holder for that reason. But what of the mystery of the $1 company?
Not, I stress, to Darren. I fired him yesterday as I have done about once a week for nine years. But to someone working at the Welsh Hovel. I explain what he does and ask if I should fire him. Answers in the comments section below. My sense is yes and that his behaviour is down to massive scale money printing and what comes with it. After that I consider the SEC investigation into the bear community then answer your emails on Kefi (KEFI) and what is happening in Ethiopia this very day. Then I look at Bidstack (BIDS) in some detail and finally at Argo Blockchain (ARB).
Ahead of West Ham vs Kidderminster and Wales vs Ireland I am obviously rushing to get things done. But this is a full length Bearcast covering Kefi (KEFI), Love Hemp (LIFE) and Powerhouse Energy (PHE)
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The most-read non-Tom is Eurasia Mining: It’s Time to Fess Up and Tell the Truth SP Angel! by Evil Banksta at Number 8 ornumber 15 including bearcasts.
Shares in Kefi (KEFI) are a tad weaker today on bulletin board speculation that the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines has removed the Tulu Kapi mining license and awarded it to a recently established Hong Kong based company. Treat this as a buying opportunity for it is fake news- that is what you get from reading BBs. Here is what has happened. I have spoken to folks on the ground just now.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) states it “is pleased to provide its latest quarterly operational update”. Should it be though with long-suffering shareholders faced with a still below 0.80p share price?
I was madean insider on today’s placing a while back and I am not selling my shares in Kefi (KEFI) for reasons I explain. But I am pretty angry with Harry and understand the ire of many of you. I discuss this. Then it is onto Verditek (VDTK) which looks to owe us all a trading statement and is almost certainly bust already. The target there, at 2.9p, is 0p. I also have words for the FCA here on Financial Promotions and why it should be sending Richard “Gollum” Gill to jail. Finally I look at Eurasia Mining (EUA)
The top non-Tom article this week is The ShareProphets Sunday Pub Quiz #117 by your truly at number 12 or number 18 if you include the Bearcasts.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has made an “operational update” including that preparations continue for Tulu Kapi gold project launch with focus on satisfying all technical conditions by the end of January and preparing the community and that it is on track to update and upgrade the Mineral Resource Estimate at the Hawiah copper-gold project before the end of this year.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has said that the security situation has improved enough for it to re-start preparations for project launch at the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia. The shares have responded up to 1p to buy but there should be much more to go. Ceteris paribus we see the shares at 3p+ very soon.
I discuss today’s US elections, what will happen and what it means. Suffice to say Let’s Go Brandon! Then I look in detail at the forthcoming IPO of ProCook Group Limited which you can access on Primary Bid HERE. I would not. I also look at Kefi (Kefi), Sensyne (SENS) and Berkeley Energia (BKY). There is more on Let’s Go Brandon and on US politics in a podcast special on my own website HERE
The top non-Tom article this week is Ariana – Oh No: Not More Good News! by Nigel Somerville, the Deputy Sheriff of AIM at number 11 or number 18 if you include the Bearcasts.
Writing on Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) last week with the shares down to 1.04p, we noted a media report clarification and concluded that a significant share price spark was likely on TKGM project progress which we expected within weeks. Now a “Tulu Kapi Update” announcement and the shares are currently up to 1.15p.
In today’s Bearcast, I look at Skinbiotherapeutics (SBTX), Optibiotix (OPTI), Kefi (KEFI), Nightcap (NGHT), VAST Resources (VAST) and finally at my old pal Richard Poulden’s Valereum Blockchain (VLRM), the current love interest of Big Dave Lenigas.
I refer not to life at the Welsh Hovel where I have more workman issues but to Dev Clever (DEV) and my exposé of earlier HERE. I also comment on Verditek (VDTK), Deepverge (DVRG) run by journalist trolling arse Gerry Brandon, the serial AIM Rule Breaker, and Kefi (KEFI) where I remain a loyal, if somewhat trappist, shareholder.
It has been a bad day at the homestead, the Welsh Hovel, as I explain. I have also had a run in with Shipmans and other staff at “the envy of the fecking world” so am in a bad mood. I discuss Kefi (KEFI) and what is happening in Ethiopia. I know more than all the BB savants but there is only so much that I can say. Then I look at the David Beckham-linked swizzle at Guild ESports (GILD) and, by implication, Cellular Goods (CBX) both of which will end in tears and be posterboys for the bezzles at the fag end of a bull market.
I sart with a chat I had with my friend Lucian Miers on Demetri Kofinas and financial nihilism. Honest, it is more interesting than it sounds. Then to gold and why one might be losing faith. Lucian has. Then to two stocks I own Kefi (KEFI) and MyHealthchecked (MHC) and one that I do not and which is on its way down the plughole: the fraud Chill Brands (CHLL).
More good news! Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has announced that a current Hawiah project drilling programme is nearing completion with approximately 14,000 metres of the 15,500 metre programme having now been drilled and “results indicate we will within a few months be in a position to report a larger resource at higher grade”.
I am not in the slightest bit apologetic. In fact I think she is rather pathetic and she deserved exposing for raising money on a false prospectus. But I am the pantomime villain of the Holt facebook page yet again today as I explain HERE. I then discuss Roquefort Investments (ROQ) a proposterous Standard Listed shell, Kefi (KEFI), Chill Brands (CHLL), and Nanosynth (NNN)
A Tulu Kapi funding announcement from Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) has helped the shares slightly higher. Positive then, but that the shares remain below the 2.375p of as recently as April tells it is not completely so.
I start with the disaster in my study where I am recording as you can see HERE. Then I look at Remote Monitored Systems (RMS), Amur Minerals (AMC), Kefi (KEFI), Dispersion Holdings (DEFI) and Argo Blockchain (ARB).
I start with a few reminiscences about how myself and George the Architect exposed the InternetQ fraud. Then I cover: Kefi (KEFI), Supply@ME Capital (SYME) and More Bull from it, Vast Resources (VAST), Purplebricks (PURP), Argo Blockchain (ARB), Verditek (VDTK) and Andrew Bell’s Red Rock Resources (RRR).
First up, after I nudged Paul Staines (Guido), we did get that hat tip as you can see HERE. Cheers Paul. I then look at Babcock (BAB), Boatman Capital and the corrupt deadwood press, Minoan (MIN), the fraud Zoetic (ZOE) and its missing results, Kefi (KEFI), Supply@ME Capital (SYME) and the missing shares and then at MyHealthChecked (MHC) where I expect the shares to zoom within weeks but which is causing me to spit nails.
I end with another appeal for brave Ian Westbrook. We are now just over £7,000 from making Neill Ricketts of Versarien (VRS) sweat like the loathsome pig he is. Please do donate HERE. I start with a comment on Kefi (KEFI) from the horse’s mouth, and a look at the fraud Zoetic (ZOE), Deepverge (DVRG), Moonpig (MOON), Uru Metals (URU) and the Zak Mir top of the market call.
Forgive the crude title or love it if you are Matthew and his dog. I could not resist. I start with a discussion of the tyranny of village facebook pages prompted by my latest spat with some villagers of Holt in Wales HERE. Then I look at Kefi (KEFI), Zoetic (ZOE), Kanobo (KNB), Supply@ME Capital (SYME), Block Energy (BLOE) and the bitcoin pump by America’s Neil Woodford and others. Ian Westbrook is now at just under £12,000 and has ten days to reach £20,000 to see the loathsome Neill Ricketts at the next stage. To call the bluff of the Versarien (VRS) bully, please donate HERE. PS Darren points out it is the 26th not the 27th. He is correct.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) “is pleased to provide an operational update”, but the shares are currently relatively flatlining at 1.85p so what’s the news?
I am so angry that I forgot to memtion bitcoin crashing again and the operational and financial gearing at drowning in red flags Argo Blockchain (ARB). So I am angry and the resultant bad language will delight Matthew and his dog. I consider Sosandar (SOS), Hurricane Energy (HUR), Bidstack (BIDS), Kefi (KEFI) and Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV).
The most read non-Tom article is NMCN – refinancing discussions to address “working capital”. Really?… by Steve Moore at number four, or number seven including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow. Which one is the best of the week? Tell me in the comments.
I start with a few thoughts on Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) in the wake of today’s scoop. Then it is onto more failings at the FCA and the scandal of its staff bonuses. Finally some thoughts on inflation which is now clearly starting to get a grip. Even so, I can’t stop myself holding a good bit of cash.
BBMs are buzzing over another Ethiopian press article claiming that Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) is set to lose the Tulu Kapi license, this time on 23 June. I have corresponded with Harry Adams who says:
The most interesting fact this week is the Sunday Pub Quiz is #4. The most read non-Tom non-Darren article is The View from the Montana Log-Cabin as Gold stalls by Nigel Somerville at number 24, or number 31 including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow. Which one is the best of the week? Tell me in the comments.
Writing on Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) earlier this week, we noted “pleased to announce” results but unacceptable boardroom greed. There is now a “Modification to Executive Bonus Plan” announcement which is a vicyory for Tom Winnifrith and great news for shareholders.
Tonight a new treat for Joshua and myself as we can celebrate wins on Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) and Remote Monitored Systems (RMS). I also discuss Plutus Powergen (PPG) and Tern (TERN).
On Monday morning, Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) boss Harry Adams said he was unaware of anyone opposing a plan which would have seen him trouser a $1.5 million cash bonus – on top of his annual drawings of £337,000 – within two years just for doing his job. I made it bloody clear that I was livid and would vote against all proposals at the forthcoming AGM if Harry did not think again. Today he did the right thing and thought again.
In today’s podcast, I look at Alien Metals (UFO), have a lot more thoughts on Kefi (KEFI) where I agree with PL’s plan to align Harry Adams’ interests with ours as shareholders and have urged the company to consider it, at Supply@ME Capital (SYME) and at NightCap (NGHT), the financial creation of La Willingham.
This is all about Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI), corporate governance, linking management reward to that for shareholders and how CEOs and Nomads and PR fluffies do not have a fecking scooby on how we dirty private investors invest and think. I am an angry man. But I also think these shares will quadruple.
I am a loyal shareholder in Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI). Its boss Harry Adams is my friend. Or at least he was until today, he may not like me after this. And I think that the shares at just under 2p are incredibly cheap with the clear potential to multi-bag from here. But news of a potential $1.5 million cash handout for Harry is a bridge too far. I want to protest and will do so at the forthcoming AGM.
I start with my utter revulsion at Neil Woodford after today’s expose HERE – can anyone be in any doubt now that he is a truly evil and morally bankrupt individual? I end with a brief correction regarding Britain’s thirstiest share blogger. In between, I look at Rosslyn Data (RDT), Supply@ME Capital (SYME), Eurasia Mining (EUA), Kefi (Kefi) and MyHealthchecked (MHC).
The most read non-Tom article is Would I take a risk on Helium One exploration drilling? Definitely not! by Gary Newman at number eight, or number 17 including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow. Which one is the best of the week? Tell me in the comments.
I start with a few notes on work at the rain soaked Welsh Hovel and end with thanks to you all as the Rogue Bloggers for Woodlarks total is almost at £29,000. If you are yet to chip in, how about you get us close to or past £29,000 tonight HERE. Then I discuss Simec Atlantic Energy (SAE), whether fund managers are always right and why they are sometimes out of their depth, Tern (TERN), Kefi (KEFI) and First Derivatives (FDP).
As first reported here on Sunday, there seems to be a certain amount of argy bargy in Ethiopia which some have taken to threaten the Tulu Kapi mine owned by Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI). Yesterday, Kefi said that it had received no letter indicating the mine was under threat but overnight a statement appeared on the website of the ministry of mining.
There is a report in the Ethiopian press that Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) will receive a letter threatening it with the loss of its Tulu Kapi asset. The shares will slip on Monday and an RNS will be needed. I’d use that as an opportunity to average down as I have a company statement and I have also chatted at length to Harry Adams.
Tuesday saw great news from Saudi Arabia from Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) but where was that “funding secured” in Q1 news on Tulu Kapi we were all expecting? Er… Wednesday brought a Q1 update and guess what? Yes: funding is not yet secured. To Saudi first…
I start with a few comments on paedophiles as yet another one is brought to my attention from Warwick School. Then it is on to the tawdry world of insanity that is Valereum (VLRM), a true nest of ramping snakes. I then cover Sosandar (SOS), Atalaya (ATYM) and Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI). Finally, Boohoo.com (BOO) has made a very generous donation to rogue bloggers for Woodlarks and we are almost 1/4 of the way to target. Please make a small donation tonight to get us to that 25% mark, we are just £600 short, HERE.
Listener Matthew W writes to say how much he enjoys bearcast but has requested a bit more swearing as it entertains him while walking his dog. I made a mental note to swear a bit about the fecking purple windows or Amazon and the melted Easter Egg but I clean forgot. Sorry Matthew. Instead I discuss: Kefi (KEFI), AEX Gold (AEXG), Remote Monitored Systems (RMS), UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) and Sound Energy (SOU).
Off to Shipston in a minute but before then I cover en passant: Kefi (Kefi), Serabi Gold (SRB) and 88 Energy (88E). I also beg you again to help Woodlarks – we are now just 7 Rogue Bloggers thanks to an injury and are just shy of £4,000 pledged - help get us over the £4,000 mark today HERE. The bulk of bearcast looks at the fraud Supply@ME Capital (SYME) and the hard numbers which show what a joke its Singapore deal is. Anyone holding these shares is truly insane. My target remains 0p.
It is such a good joke I think I make it about 5 times in what follows. And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch, some sparky interviews with Harry Adams of Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI), where i am a loyal shareholder expecting the shares to double or more by mid year, and also Dominic Frisby. The singer, songwriter, comedian, gold guru, bitcoin expert and libertarian is on great form especially on the bitcoin/gold issue and tips the only AIM stock he owns and explains why. You will laugh and learn with him. You can access the show HERE
KEFI Gold & Copper (KEFI) has produced a drilling update on its 34%-owned and operated Hawiah project in Saudi Arabia, emphasising significant intercept returns despite the programme seeking to ‘stretch’ some of the extremities of the deposit…
The most read non-Tom article this week is ShareProphets share tips of the year 2021 – No 1 a buy from Gary Newman at a wonderful number one or at number three, including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow.
Kefi Gold and Copper (KEFI) has served up more drilling news from its ongoing 13,000 metre programme at Hawiah, the copper play in Saudi, and conducted its AGM. As ever, most of the AGM statement is just a rehash of what we already knew. The votes on reappointing auditors and directors are a formality. But there are 2 very big takeaways…
The most read non-Tom article this week is Gold – vaccine No.2 offers just a temporary minor crunch by Nigel Somerville (for an unheard of sixth week in a row) at a thirsty number three or at number six, including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow.
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) “is pleased to announce” ‘Oversubscribed Firm Placing to raise approximately £3 million. Conditional Subscription for cash, settlement of debt and accrued fees’ news, with Executive Chairman Harry Adams emphasising “the proceeds will enable us to maximise the value of both Tulu Kapi and Hawiah”…
The Mrs is about to go into the operating theatre so fingers crossed. In these strange times I am at home with Joshua watching Paw Patrol and it is a bit hard to think about shares but I comment on the Moderna Covid vaccine news, on Kefi (KEFI) and on Versarien (VRS).
The most read non-Tom article this week is Grim and Grimmer as Lockdown 2 heads this way – what I am selling at 8 AM tomorrow by Nigel Somerville (for an incredible fourth week in a row) at a wonderful number one (for the second week in a row) or at number six, including Bearcasts and Tom’s new shareshow. Which one is the best of the week? Tell me in the comments.
Earlier we outlined why on fundamentals Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) was such a strong buy. But one reader asks ‘are the natives not revolting out in Ethiopia?’
Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) “is pleased to confirm the recommencement of drilling at the company’s Hawiah project in Saudi Arabia, as anticipated following the recent positive Preliminary Economic Assessment” and that “hole HWD-070 intercepted 4.2 metres (estimated true width) of Volcanic Massive Sulphide style of mineralisation at a downhole depth of 557 metres (vertical depth 440 metres). The previous deepest hole into the Camp Lode intercepted copper-zinc- gold-silver mineralisation at vertical depth of 300 metres”…
Tom Winnifrith writes: In 2016 the polls, the entire media class and the betting markets predicted that Hillary Clinton would defeat Donald Trump. On election day we were assured that crooked Hillary had a 92% chance of winning and the fake news folks round at the BBC were preparing for the victory party. I studied US politics at Oxford and, having lived in America, have always been fascinated by the subject and my detailed state by state analysis led me to predict, from some weeks out, that Trump would win. So what of 2020 – voting is on Tuesday…
Kefi (KEFI) never seems to make it easy for we long suffering and loyal shareholders but on balance, the news on how it will fund the Tulu Kapi gold mine in Ethiopia is very good indeed.
I have done a rather good new podcast on the US election which annoyed champagne socialist Darren Atwater greatly which tells you how good it is. You can access it HERE. In today’s bearcast, I look at Centamin (CEY) and Kefi Copper & Gold (KEFI) as well as at almost insolvent con Supply@ME Capital (SYME).
It is a week exactly since my father’s death and I accept that my work is substandard and apologise. It is hard to lift myself from this slough of despond. In today’s podcast I cover Inspirit (INSP), Wishbone Gold (WSBN), Kefi (KEFI), Boohoo (BOO), Amigo (AMGO), Contango (CG0) and i-Nexus (INX).
Queens Colleage Oxford has enccouraged students to snitch on their peers and my daughter, now under house arrest, has fallen victim. What a mad and dark world we live in. After discussing this I look at all the mining stocks I own and one I sold, reviewing where we are now and where the real excitement lies at: Kefi (KEFI), Bluebird Merchant Ventures (BMV), Centamin (CEY), AEX Gold (AEXG), Ariana (AAU), Asiamet (ARS), Jubilee Metals (JLP), Pensana (PRE) and Red Rock Resources (RRR).
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch, some sparky interviews with Chris “3 brains” Bailey on his dirty secret, the real economy why UK shares are so cheap, on gold and his 3 top picks. There is also a detailed interview with the boss of AEX Gold (AEXG) who is not really 13 years old plus I discuss a new stock I have bought into heavily and also why Supply@ME Capital (SYME) has this week hoisted its biggest red flag yet, is a scam and is worth 0p. You can access the show HERE
Kefi Gold and Copper (KEFI) has announced half-year results, but also more significantly “Hawiah Preliminary Economic Assessment”…
Dan Levi makes grave charges about Peter Brailey today but has no proof. Peter says he will swear on oath the accusations are false so how on earth can I sack him? I am off to Shipston today clutching a DNA test kit but before going, I will leave you with some words on Dev Clever (DEV), Urban Exposure (UEX), Eurasia Mining (EUA), Kefi (KEFI) and Red Rock Resources (RRR) where I hope Andrew Bell appreciates the literary imagery.
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch, some sparky interviews with bear raider Matt Earl on the markets, the real economy and on 2 stocks where he is short (IQE & Boohoo) and one where he might be soon (Future PLC). we focus on Boohoo. There is also a detailed interview with Andrew Bell of Red Rock Resources (RRR). Its shares are 0.82p and what Bell says is ground breaking. I am on record as saying I shall eat my hat on video if the shares are not 1.26p before Christmas. I now reckon 1.65p is achievable and this is explained very clearly. Finally I return to the liars at Verditek (VDTK), why it is drowning in red flags and more. You can access the show HERE
What follows is one third of a special report out on Friday on HotStockRockets. To catch the rest (i.e. the other two stocks), you need to sign up here. Before the weekend, we published this. Tom Winnifrith writes: Okay, let me clarify. These are not necessarily the cheapest in terms of fundamentals vs price although they are cheap indeed. What I hope to show you are the three stocks which on a one month view have the greatest upside based on fundamentals and catalysts for a re-rate, not just hype from Bulletin Board morons.
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch, some sparky interviews with bear raider Lucian Miers on the markets, the real economy, his longs and shorts and gold and with Harry Adams of Kefi (KEFI) ahead of the most exciting six weeks of his career. Listen carefully to what Harry says, having just bought more Kefi a couple of weeks ago I am delighted with certain matters he raises. Finally, I look at Dev Clever (DEV) and why it should face a full stewards!. You can access the show HERE
I have mentioned the sale of leasehold properties by housebuilders such as Barratt Developments (BDEV) before and regard their actions as utterly wrong. I am an ethical capitalist, they are profiteering. So I welcome the news that the Competition & Markets Authority is now investigating. It is not why I would not own shares in this sector but it is good news anyway. I also cover Kefi (KEFI), Vela (VELA) and the scoundrels at con Supply@ME Capital (SYME), its latest “news” and past lies.
I start with a look at Boohoo (BOO) shares which are failing on the back of reports in a paper founded on profits from the slave trade that suppliers in Leicester are using slave labour. Then I ask whether Luke Johnson or I am more sociable and what this means about folks stopping work from home. Then onto gold stocks in general: Hummingbird (HUM), Kefi (KEFI), Red Rock Resources (RRR), and Ariana (AAU). I look at Amigo (AMGO), Attis Oil (AOGL), and finally why today’s shocking Versarien (VRS) expose really could indicate a major scandal. Footnote:
My main podcast today was a history lesson for the loathsome BBC HERE. In terms of bearcast, I am not so inspired today. I promise I shall be more on fire tomorrow but do comment on why Harry Adams of Kefi Gold & Copper (KEFI) is share dealing like a dervish. I also look at the rebel at Inspirit (INSP) and explain why I think he is doomed to fail and why anyone buying the shares needs their head examined.
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch some sparky interviews with Nigel Somerville on gold and where it goes next, on how to play the gold bull market, what stocks to buy and what non stocks to buy and how a gold bug positions the rest of his portfolio. Then Paul Atherley from a non gold miner, Pensana Rare Earths (PRE), a play on all this green shit everyone – bar me – seems to love. And I explain why I have bought Pensana shares even though I think man-made global warming is utter bunkum. Finally two stocks where the valuation is insane: Dev Clever (DEV) and Trainline (TRN). You can access the show HERE
I start this bonus bearcast prompted by your emails and comments while I started to make some Damson Jam with Joshua with a few comments on the wisdom or otherwise of averaging down with reference to Wishbone Gold (WSBN). Then I look at NoGold’s claim (poor fellow having no gold exposure of late) that gold is being driven higher by herd behaviour. Finally, I am told that Messrs Andrew Bell (Red Rock Resources -RRR), Colin Bird (Xtract Resources – XTR, and others), and Harry Adams (Kefi) are only looking like heroes rather than zeros, as has been the case for many years, because gold is going higher. Referencing also Mr Kerim Sener of Ariana Resources (AAU), I discuss this and the nature of investing in mining stocks.
Loyal and very excited shareholder Tom Winnifrith writes: KEFI Gold and Copper (KEFI), you will note the name change, has announced the maiden Mineral Resource for the Hawiah copper project located in Saudi Arabia. This marks the start of two months which could and should be transformational for Kefi on two fronts and which will, we believe, have the potential to see the shares, now 2p offer, more than double…
I start with a few other comments on Greek Hovel matters. Then I move on to talk about three companies which I shall be or are discussing with the FCA: Zenith (ZEN), Eqtec (DOG), and Verditek (VDTK). Then onto NatWest Group (NWG) where I apologise for my bad language. Finally my thoughts on the gold price and comments on gold stocks I own: Centamin (CEY), Ariana (AAU), Kefi (KEFI), Bluebird Merchant (BMV), and Xtract (XTR).
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to provide its latest quarterly operational update”. This is with the update including on its current flagship Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia, “we have received significant interest to potentially provide the outstanding asset level equity and other forms of duly subordinated investment. Our discussions are progressing with Ethiopian investors and international specialist mining financiers, with the aim of securing the required project equity ahead of closing the full financing package in October 2020” and then also “we are also encouraged by the recent approval by the Saudi Cabinet of a new mining investment law, which is a very positive development for our two other advanced projects - Hawiah (copper-gold) and Jibal Qutman (gold) projects in Saudi Arabia”…
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode, and you can either listen to, or watch some sparky interviews with Richard Poulden on the collapse of empires but also of the West at every level. Also covered is the death of oil and how we should save our finances against such a backdrop and with Kerim Sener of Ariana (AAU). I also explain why Supply@ME Capital (SYME) is a crooked zero and I review the six short ideas from the previous five shows, one of which is already a zero. You can access the show HERE
If there is a stockmarket bandwagon underway, Dave Lenigas will be the first to get on board.
I have spent most of the day recording videos for MineProphets and should warn you that Zak Mir has served up a double kiss of death. Anyway the content is - forgive my conceit - excellent so please book your seat now HERE. In the podcast I discuss scumbags at Blue Rock Diamonds (BRD), Great Western Mining (GWMO) and its scumbag broker Novum, Kefi Minerals (KEFI) where I was wrong about something and Big Sofa (BST).
The most read non-Tom article this week is Rockrose Energy – I got this one wrong and cost Tom £9000 – sorry! by Peter Brailey is at solipsistic number seven or number 14 including Bearcasts and Tom's new shareshow.
I start with why I am so sceptical, even cross about Rishi Sunak's mini budget yesterday. Some measures are profilgate, others downright counter productive. Then it is onto Eurasia (EUR) and the red flags that make be sceptical although I would be happy, for him at least, if my pal Christian got rich. Then onto Kefi (KEFI) and another gold stock I own and why they could really rip higher on a three month view. Finally I answer a reader question about Optibiotix (OPTI). No my faith is not waning at all. Au contraire, after a company chat earlier....
And now from Wales, by just 30 yards, it is my new, I hope, weekly video show. This costs 99p per episode to access and you can either listen or watch very sparky interviews with our Gary Newman on mining stocks to buy, why gold is NOT going to soar, a compelling £1.7 billion non-mining short and fishing shares, Harry Adams the boss of Kefi (KEFI) - a stock I own - and myself on why Cineworld (CINE) deserves to go bust, wont, but is a stonking short none the less. You can access the show HERE
KEFI Minerals KEFI) has updated on its flagship Tulu Kapi gold project including that prospective Ethiopian private sector investor ANS Mining “has not met the published deadline of 30 June 2020 for making its initial investment”. So why currently a share price rise, back above 1p?...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated that the joint venture company Tulu Kapi Gold Mines Share “has now signed off all capital expenditure, operating and financing requirements as the final 2020 Tulu Kapi plan. These detailed and comprehensive project updates and revisions were within expectations and show a reduced overall project funding requirement”...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated further on the ongoing exploration programme at the Hawiah project in Saudi Arabia, emphasising “pleased with the results to date of the drilling… Hawiah already appears to have a more valuable metal content than Tulu Kapi in Ethiopia”...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated its investors with news including that it “is pleased to advise that the National Bank of Ethiopia, Ethiopia's central bank, has now approved the signed term sheets with the project finance banks who are expected to provide the long term development debt finance to the company's Tulu Kapi Gold Project” and “received confirmation that the National Bank of Ethiopia has now registered the past investment in the project”. These are significant steps...
Over the weekend I hope to bring you photos of a semi complete strawberry patch here at the Welsh Hovel and also of my first long training walk for Woodlarks. I donated £1000 yesterday and young Steve Moore also made a generous gift so we are now at 24% of the £48,000 we need to ensure Woodlarks survives. Please donate HERE. In the podcast I look at Whitbread (WTB), Catenae (CTEA) and at where we are in the gold shares buying cycle, referring to three I own and am very excited: Bluebird Merchant (BMV), Kefi (KEFI ) - no sniggering at the back please - and Xtract (XTR). Again no sniggering.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “has conditionally raised £3.7 million, before expenses, through a placing… at an issue price of 0.65 pence per ordinary share”, with Chairman Harry Adams arguing it “stands KEFI in promising financial shape and highlights the upside offered by its asset base”. But haven’t we heard similar before?...
Yes, the Mrs and Joshua broke lockdown to go see the mother-in-law. Naturally I was keen to join them but gave two reasons why I could not. On that matter the Government has no strategy that works for ending the chaos it created. It is a shambles. I explain what all the fuss is about at Fox Marble (FOX) - you can see for yourself HERE. Then look at San Leon (SLE), Kefi (KEFI), Mosman (MSMN) and Bidstack (BIDS). The moral of the tale, swot up on your show videos tonight HERE.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated including “despite the need to adjust and reschedule many tasks due to COVID-19, the company remains focused on the preparations and finance milestones to enable major site activities to start at Tulu Kapi from October”, with it also noting “an important new development”...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has provided a quarterly operational update, including “subscription and shareholder documents are in the process of review by Government departments and ANS syndicate members for execution by the TKGM partners during March”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced the passing of all resolutions at the Tulu Kapi gold project’s joint venture (TKGM) General Meeting, and this having “cleared the way for the closing of the ANS equity subscription”…
ShareProphets’ favourite technical analyst, Jordan Roy-Byrne of TheDailyGold.com, has been very bullish on Gold for a while. His short term view has been that gold is in a correction but that one should treat that as a great opportunity to get positioned for his long term view that a big rise is on the way. Well, it does start to look as though he is being vindicated.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to announce that the initial drilling programme at the company's Hawiah prospect in Saudi Arabia has demonstrated the continuous presence of massive sulphides directly below 4km of the gossanous Hawiah ridgeline”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to advise… the subscription agreement into the project company, Tulu Kapi Gold Mines Share Company was duly executed by ANS Mining Share Company on Sunday 5 January… The existing TKGM shareholders, KEFI and the Ethiopian Government, have also approved the issue of TKGM shares to ANS Mining”. A further step towards a “first modern mine development in Ethiopia”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) is “pleased to announce” financial and Tulu Kapi project moves...
In today's podcast I look at the lessons from the Oracle (ORCP) debacle, at gold miners and how M&A will destroy value over the next 24 months, at Kefi (KEFI), Ariana (AAU) and at long term AIM uber dog Sareum (SAR)
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to announce that it has selected its preferred project infrastructure finance proposal for the company's Tulu Kapi gold project, being a bank loan based proposal recently received from two leading African banks as underwriters and co-lenders” – and the shares have responded circa 30% higher on the day, to around 1.65p…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated on the Tulu Kapi gold project including of a launch ceremony at the Second International Ethiopian Mining Conference and Exhibition and “the project's 24-month development schedule is expected to start in January 2020 and the project consortium action plan has now been agreed”…
This chart, from Visual Capitalist, visualises the debt the countries of the world hold. Now, I'd be the first to say that if you issue your own currency, then so what? But you may beg to differ.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has followed recent positive news from its Ethiopia development project with it now “pleased to report encouraging results at the start of the scout drilling programme at the company's Hawiah exploration licence in Saudi Arabia”…
Updating on KEFI Minerals (KEFI) towards the end of last week we noted the shares soaring back above 1p as it was Government arrangements resolved, Tulu Kapi project development looks ahoy. It is thus not surprising that the company “has received notice from its existing working capital providers to convert the remaining outstanding amount of £657,500 under the loan note issued on 5 August 2019 into new KEFI ordinary shares… at a price 0.68 pence per share”. However…
Previously updating on KEFI Minerals (KEFI), with the shares at 0.72p we stated it was somewhat understandable that the Ethiopian Government is taking time to finalise how it manages its project shareholding but positive signs for a near-term catalyst so BUY. now we have a “Project Administrative Arrangements Resolved” announcement – and the shares have raced ahead to 1.02p-1.14p. You should have followed our advice but it is not too late!
I start with the Woodlarks Christmas Grotto appeal. We are so close to target - please donate now and let's get there today. Make your donation HERE. Then, thanks to some utterly dodgy Survation polls, I offer you a slam dunk General Election bet to take. After that it is on to Versarien (VRS), Escape Hunt (ESC) - another awesome call from yours truly - Purplebricks (PURP), Kefi Minerals (KEFI) and TheWorks.co.uk (WRKS) - Woof, woof.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated confirming “receipt… of all the Government permits and independent consultants reports required for closing the project equity financing and triggering the development of the project. The only outstanding matter now is for the Ethiopian Government to resolve certain internal administrative matters”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced a first drill hole at the Hawiah target “has intercepted a 15.8 metre interval (true width estimated at 8 metres) of massive sulphide at a vertical depth of 125 metres”, with Executive Chairman Harry Adams adding it “confirms our exploration model and reinforces our confidence in the area's high prospectivity for gold and copper”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced results for the first half of 2019 and that “the remainder of 2019 is expected to be a very exciting period for the company and we look forward to providing regular updates as matters progress”…
Good news at last for we loyal shareholders in Kefi Minerals (KEFI). The company says that its partners, notably the Ethiopian Government, have reaffirmed their commitment to starting development in October 2019. That means first gold in late 2021 as scheduled...
In this sixth edition of the ShareProphets Radio podcast sponsored by Riverfort Global Capital, this week, in order I discuss PC nonsense in the world of matresses and also the folly of Nigel Wray and Neil Woodford in this sector, I give Harry Adams of Kefi (KEFI) a right old grilling, I look at the pointless ramping of AIM rubbish via other podcasts and paid for research and then discuss all things resources & other matters with guru Gary Newman. If you like this and can't wait seven days for more of the same you should listen to my Bearcast every day.
I report on what the quack told me and consider a career change. I consider mattresses Eve (EVE), Simba, Nigel Wray and Neil Woodford. I look at Clear Leisure (CLP), First Derivatives (FDP), Thomas Cook (TCG), Dev Clever (DEV) and Verseon (VERS) and I comment on my interview with Kefi (KEFI) out later this week.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to announce a restructuring of its working capital convertible loan facility… in order to provide greater flexibility to the company by removing the existing security charges over assets and extending the loan maturity dates”…
A bit better, only 1 coughing fit in 25 minutes. Thanks for all your best wishes. In today's podcast I discuss the threat of recession and what it means for your portfolio, a grilling for 'Arry of Kefi (KEFI) for you to take part in, all things Burford (BUR) with references to Avanti (AVN) and Quindell (QPP) and why I'm writing to the Nomad and AIM Regulation this weekend and Corero (CNS) which is a true shocker in every respect. We did warn y'all!
In this fourth edition of the ShareProphets Radio podcast sponsored by Riverfort Global Capital, this week, in order I discuss bad convertible loan/death spiral funding looking at the recent RNS from Kefi (KEFI), I interview David Bramhill of Union Jack Oil (UJO) and then bring you part one of two part interview with the greatest living and funniest fraudster Sam Antar of Crazy Eddie's infamy. Enjoy. If you like this and can't wait seven days for more of the same you should listen to my Bearcast every day.
A “Q2 2019 Operational Update” from KEFI Minerals (KEFI) includes on its key Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia that recent incidents have “necessitated the activation of strong measures and checks at site before commencement of resettlement activities along with the commissioning of an updated independent security report prior to the equity closing and then the triggering of community resettlement” but also “KEFI remains confident that the evaluation will not have changed from similar previous independent assessments and that the project equity closings can complete this quarter and the overall project timeline will remain unaffected”…
I start with a few words on The Guardian's obituary of Uncle Chris. I look at the deliberate spoof and placing at Mirriad (MIRI) answer your questions on Kefi (KEFI) look at the NEX lobster pot with its new owners and finally return to Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) where a statement about THIS is needed ASAP
The great success that was the 2019 Global Group UK Investor Show saw three 'Dragon's Den' sessions where a number of CEOs each gave a 1 minute (well, supposed to be!) pitch and three 'Dragons' at each session each picked a stock for a £1,000 investment. Here’s the latest after another month...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated following “recent media commentary relating to a localised foiled coup attempt in one of Ethiopia's nine regions” and that, after consultations with the community, the authorities and our Ethiopian partners, it “has informed the authorities of the plan to proceed with the first stages of development upon the completion of agreed preparations with the local community and Government administration”…
An intra-day announcement typically is not good news but that’s not the case for one made at a 12:27pm from KEFI Minerals (KEFI)…
After news last week there is no doubt in my mind that Kefi Minerals (KEFI) really is very cheap. And so I present a note explianing why. Two caveats. 1. It is published by Edison which is paid to push this out so is hardly impartial. 2 The author is my old pal the convicted felon Champagne Charlie Gibson. To his credit, when not getting sozzled before driving home in his motor to go cuffing members of the working classes, Charlie does actually know a bit about mining. The note is below.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated on the first quarter of 2019 – including emphasising Prime Ministerial go-ahead for the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia and that the Regional Government has begun triggering the consecutive steps of the resettlement programme…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced both meetings this month including the Ethiopian Government saw intention to trigger Tulu Kapi project development at the end of the current quarter reinforced and a placing <em>“to fund current working capital of both KEFI and the project”...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has made an operational update, including “the Regional Government is not yet ready to trigger resettlement due to recent changes to its administration and security structure. However, it has stated that it still wants KEFI/TKGM to be ready to do so later in this current quarter”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated on progress towards the development of its Tulu Kapi gold project, with MD Harry Anagnostaras-Adams “delighted with the significant progress we have made this month”…he is right!
The regvular bearcast will appear later. In this podcast I cover Optibiotix (OPTI), Yourgene (YGEN), Wishbone (WSBN), Falanx (FLX), Concepta (CPT), Big Sofa (BST), Red Rock Resources (RRR), Reach4Entertainment (R4E), Obtala (OBT), Ariana (AAU), Wandisco (WAND), Fox Marble (FOX), Argo Blockchain (aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh) and Kefi (KEFI)
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) states it “is pleased to provide” an update on the Tulu Kapi gold project, but then includes that “whilst the Government has provided a number of formal consents, at the date of this update there are a number of others that whilst having been verbally agreed, are still subject to processing formalities and thus the agreed deadlines have been extended to end January 2019”. Hmmm...
A General Meeting update from KEFI Minerals (KEFI), including detailing progress which sees “the development plan for the company's Tulu Kapi Gold Project in Ethiopia remains on schedule to start in January”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated on the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia – including of a programme of works following “advice the company has received from the Ethiopian Federal and Regional Government agencies that the handful of remaining regulatory consents required for triggering the project are expected to be provided in the coming weeks”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) is pleased to report proposed Ethiopian exploration area expansion, the formal renewal of the Hawiah exploration licence in Saudi Arabia but also “a term sheet for a £2 million (plus an optional second £2 million) secured working capital loan facility”…
We noted in our last update that the last piece of the Tulu Kapi jigsaw was getting Government agreement on resettling some natives so that mine construction could go ahead. The good news is that the locals want to be paid to relocate. That piece of the jigsaw is now in place.
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has announced that, as per the RNS of August 24, it has now signed a binding deal with ANS Mining Share Company which will see ANS invest $30 million for a 23% stake in the Tulu Kapi project (not the PLC). Another $8 million could see that stake go to 29%...
In this podcast I look at the EU's shameful treatment of the wretched Theresa May, it insults her but also the UK. Do we really want to be part of such a club. I look at warrants handed out by Kefi Minerals (KEFI) as it appointed shamed and disgraced SP Angel as its joint broker and I discuss how proven liar Elon Musk will cook the Tesla (TSLA) Q3 books and how that will play out.
In today's podcast I discuss the moral bankruptcy of Naz Shah MP and her comments on Non Invasive Pregnancy Tests, yes Premaitha (NIPT). I look at Tesla (TSLA) and the lessons from women's knickers, at Kefi (KEFI), Frontera (FRR) and the credibility test vs Yorkville, Derriston (DERR) and explain to some folks, I fear it is in house BBM Wildes, what a DCF model involves and why it is used, ref RedT (RED)
We shareholders in Kefi (KEFI) are suffering an unusual torture, that is to say we can see the prize, a final go ahead for the Tulu Kapi gold mine in Ethiopia almost within our reach but just as we extend our hands there seems to be another delay. But the big last piece of the jigsaw (confirmation of project funding) is almost upon us so in the meantime we have to be content with minor titbits.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) “is pleased to report that it has now signed the Detailed Heads of Agreement with the Ethiopian investors” – and that they intend to invest $30-35 million (Birr-equivalent) via a company (‘ANS Resources’) which is in the process of incorporation…
June saw over 1,300 new stock tips and broker ratings captured and performance-tracked on the Stockomendation platform, across 22 unique brokers and 36 individual tipsters. Tip activity in June was almost exactly the same as May, and represents an increase of 51% on the number of tips tracked during the same period last year.
Development and exploration company with projects in Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia, KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced results for the 2017 calendar year and emphasised “the company's projections and those of the research analysts that follow us closely show significant value generating upside to shareholders from Tulu Kapi alone, let alone from the pipeline of less mature projects which we expect will yield more value-adding opportunities”…
In today's Bearcast I reflect that it is now just 6 weeks and 1 day to the great event. With gift aid myself and Brokerman Dan have now raised more than £8500 for Woodlarks. As I prepare for a 14 mile training walk this weekend please do sponsor me - I am sure you can afford to donate a tenner HERE. In the podcast I look at Orosur Mining (OMI) - down 48% today but still 90% overvalued - UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), Kefi (KEFI) - where we own shares - RedstoneConnect (REDS), Purplebricks (PURP), Neil Woodford and Feedback (FDBK).
A very pleasant start to the week for we long suffering shareholders in Kefi Minerals (KEFI). That is to say it has announced that an Ethiopian consortium has stumped up $30 million in project finance for the Tulu Kapi gold mine, meaning it is fully funded into production.
While we have to soldier on with the useless Mrs May as our Prime Minister out in Ethiopia - where Kefi (KEFI) has its flagship Tulu Kapi gold project - a new chap, Dr Abiy Ahmed, took charge on April 2. Since then there have been various appointments of new Ministers and, as of Friday of last week, new State Ministers (Deputy Ministers). Kefi has updated that it has been in touch with all the new chaps...
Harry has never been to Kalamata even though during the war of Independence that started in 1821 his family were fighters (for Greece natch) who lived near there. As I live near there now I have suggested he pay a visit. But not until he has created some real value for we shareholders in Kefi Minerals (KEFI). Here is Harry with his plan...
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced it has formally mandated its bond arranger for the placement of $160 million of listed infrastructure bonds, supporting a plan to commence Tulu Kapi project contractor mobilisation at the end of the Ethiopian wet season - which usually occurs in September…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated that its “activities have been unaffected as regards its daily interface with the various government agencies and with the community at Tulu Kapi” following the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s recent resignation and the concurrently announced State of Emergency - and that it “believes its finance plans remain unaffected”…
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has updated on the most recent quarter, including on Tulu Kapi project financing and that “the final Tulu Kapi project models were agreed within the consortium and uploaded into the formal financing data rooms. They show some improvements for shareholders, as compared with recent company guidance”…
I start with some bad language as I prepare for coffee with the fit young mums. Then it is on to Kefi (KEFI), Countrwide (CWD) and finally, at length, Paternoster Resources (PRS) where change is afoot. I also discuss the duties of a CEO, should he be a share ramper, ref Versarien (VRS).
I was wondering what had happened to my old pal the uber posh convicted felon and cop beater, the Right Honourable "Champagne" Charlie Gibson. Well here the old boy is, interviewing Harry Adams of Kefi (KEFI) in which we own shares. Harry insists that all is on track and I think the shares are very cheap at a 2.8p bid having taken the sort of thrashing last week that Charlie thinks should be reserved for uppity members of the working classes. Finalise financing and approvals in Q1 2018 and they should race ahead. Anyhow, over to Harry and the UK's most upper class cop beater
Good news from KEFI Minerals (KEFI) with an announcement that the Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia has dismissed its potential liability regarding an inherited claim for damages. However, the shares currently remain depressed following a project finance update...
Luke Johnson was bang on the money at the weekend in his description of the current market madness. In that vein I discuss Milestone (MSG), On Line (ONL), Vela (VELA) and Tizania (TLS). This will end in tears. I take my hat off to Luke Johnson after today's results from Patisserie Valerie (CAKE) but still have two major concerns, a three if you include valuation. I look at Andalas (ADL) and its new death spiral funding and also cover Kefi (KEFI) and Falanx (FLX)
Apparently broker Cantor Fitzgerald has strict instructions that this note is just for institutional investors and not for the great unwashed, filthy private investors. So I may get a pompous letter oiirdering me to take it down. But since we are loyal shareholders, pro tem.
A quarterly operational update from KEFI Minerals (KEFI) sees it emphasised it’s “pulling together our project funding for the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia for the closing planned for this year”. This and construction catalysts upcoming go together with a current massive discount to potential net present value…
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has updated the market on the latest developments at the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia. All of the news is expected, but positive and reinforces our view that this is coming together well and that the value of this asset is simply not discounted in the current share price. Indeed with gold starting to move ahead, the shares look ever cheaper.
Kefi (KEFI) has announced that it has managed to reduce the amount needed to bring the Tulu Kapi project in Ethiopia into production by another $8 million. Following news of the $135 million Oryx funding last month the shortfall Kefi faced was $32 million, it is now just $24 million.
I see a note about how this research is only meant for funds with $100 million under management but as it is house broker, so clearly not impartial, Cantor's job is to promote the stock so I am sure it will not mind me giving it a wider airing. As it happens, analyst Asa Bridle is no fool so I am not ignoring what he says completely. We own the shares and think they should be trading at 13p+. But 26p? Over to the expert...
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has its flagship operation, the Tulu Kapi gold mine ( to be) in Ethiopia. One by one the checklist of things needed to complete to get this mine into production has been dealt with.
To those who sold we could say "oh ye of little faith" but we cannot entirely blame you, Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has taken a good while to deliver but it has now done so in spades. The company has announced that it has signed terms for $135 million of project funding with Oryx Management Limited to finance and operate all the on-site infrastructure at the Company's Tulu Kapi Gold Project in Ethiopia. The planned financing package also includes funding finance charges during a 30-month construction and production ramp-up period. Game on!
According to leading bullion dealer Sharps Pixley, the elections leading to a 'hung parliament' in the UK have seen a rush into physical gold by investors, as the country slips into a political vacuum. The uncertainty both in the UK and indeed geopolitical concerns across the globe have fed into firmer gold prices which have risen 11% so far in 2017 in international markets.
For what it is worth Kefi Miinerals (KEFI) lost £1.233 million last year. That is academic. Following the recent placing and VAT refunds from the Ethiopian Government cash is not an issue. What matters and what will drive a re-rate of the shares - now at 5.57p - is progress on the development of the Tulu Kapi gold mine.
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has published a new DFS ( Definitive Feasibility Study) for the Tulu Kapi project - its first since 2015 and its last before it completes its financing needs and heads towards the construction of an open pit gold mine in Ethiopia.
This was a done deal for ages but now it has been formalised. It's another box tick to building the mine at Tulu Kapi...
Most of us probably did not know or had forgotten that Kefi Minerals (KEFI) had a $12 million contingent legacy liability. Well that has now been 96% disappeared.
KEFI Minerals (KEFI) has announced that it has finally received a VAT refund from the Ethiopian Government of $1.3 million - call that £800,000. This is good news for two reasons.
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has announced another box has been ticked as it moves towards constructing the Tulu Kapi gold mine in Ethiopia. It has finally agreed with the Government plans to resettle the folks who live around the mine away from operations. And with that done it states "The objective for the Government of Ethiopia and KEFI is for construction to commence in H2-17."
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, Harry Anagnostaras-Adams, executive chairman of Kefi Minerals (KEFI), is at the podium with his colleague Jeff Rayner. And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, in the 'Dragon's Den' companies have a 60 second pitch to Gary Newman, Tom Winnifrith, and Steve Moore for three £1,000 investments. This fifth and final round features Concepta (CPT), Sanderson (SND), Kefi Minerals (KEFI), BlueJay Mining (JAY), and Berkely Energia (BKY). And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
This Kefi Minerals (KEFI) share tip at a 0.58p offer has not been a good one so far. We apologise and as shareholders share your pain. The shares are now 0.34p-0.36p. We took more shares in this fundraise at 0.33p on the view that the underlying value is c1p per share. So what has happened?
Yes I did. It was on the way back from the mountain village of Kambos to Kalamata. Some podcasters might have salivated and regarded this as an opportunity. But I am not Justin the Clown, still smarting from rugby defeat for his beloved Wales at the weekend. But I thought it was my duty to help anyway. I digress from the main features of this podcast: Kefi (KEFI), Mila Resources (MILA) and the China fraud Jiasen (JSI). I also look at a share price of a stock where I am an insider - oh no not insider dealing on the AIM casino I hear you say. And then I update on the Dirty Dozen AIM Resource portfolio which I shall launch later today.
Kefi Minerals (KEFI) has been hit by the weaker gold price , issues in Ethiopia at a macro political level and by suggestions that its major shareholder ( Odey) may have its own issues. However Mr Odey is doing, we've established that he is not a seller of Kefi. If he needs to raise cash he will do so via larger more liquid positions. The other issues were addressed in a trading statement last week.
Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has had an awful year. His uber bearish macro calls have not paid off and his big long and short stock bets have nearly all gone terribly wrong too. When funds are in this much trouble it can have devastating effects on certain stocks. So what is in the Odey death portfolio?
I am a gold bull and hope that after Donald Trump wins on Tuesday we will see another big leg up. Hence we retain big positions in gold plays such as Petropavlovsk (POG), Wishbone (WSBN) and smaller holdings in Kefi (KEFI). So what does the chart say? Over to Palisade Capital.
Brandon Hill is house broker to Kefi Minerals (KEFI) so take what it says with a pinch of salt. Having said that we too like the Tulu Kapi asset which is why at 0.375p we are very happy to own the shares. Following Kefi's recent admission of increased capex, Brandon has changed its models but still claims, in a note out today, that the shares are incredibly cheap.
Shares in Kefi Minerals (KEFI) may have fallen after the latest operational update to just 0.36p but house broker Ambrian reckons that a 6 month delay to first output and an increased upfront capex spend makes no difference to NPV. Really? Is it sure. Ambrian reckons the shares are still worth 1.5p. For what it is worth we are not selling ours and here is the note:
The Mrs is staying with the mother in law for another day meaning more peace and quiet for myself and Oakley and another day not to tidy up various messes that have been created. What bliss. In the podcast I discuss Kefi (KEFI), some very serious questions for the scam Highlands Natural Resources (HNR), Magnolia Petroleum (MAGP) and placing ahoy Strat Aero (AERO) as well as Boohoo (BOO) anj Asos (ASC)
The value in Kefi (KEFI) lies largely in its Tulu Kapi gold prospect in Ethiopia. Sadly there seems to be a spot of bother on the ground with the President of that Country declaring a six month state of emergency as it appears that some of the natives are revolting.