May 09, 2007
Annual and Special Meeting
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Tsodilo Resources Limited ("Tsodilo" or the "Company") (TSX Venture Exchange: TSD) is pleased to announce that at its Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders held May 8, 2007, the following directors were elected: R. Stuart Angus, James M. Bruchs, Jonathan R. Kelafant, Patrick C. McGinley and John R. Redmond. The shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG, Chartered Accountants, Johannesburg, South Africa as Auditors of the Company and voted to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance under the Company's Stock Option Plan to 2,715,471 shares.
Grant of Stock Options
Under the terms of its Stock Option Plan, following the annual meeting of shareholders, Tsodilo granted 550,000 options to five directors and one employee at an exercise price of $0.80 per share. These options vest as to 25% immediately, and 25% on each of the sixth, twelfth and eighteenth month anniversaries of the date of the grant. The options are valid for five years.
The Company has negotiated a non-brokered private placement of 167,146 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of CDN $0.80 per common share for proceeds to the Company of CDN $133,716. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one a warrant of the Company, each such warrant entitling the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of CDN $0.80 for a period of two years. Closing of this transaction is subject to regulatory approval. Proceeds from this financing will be added to the Company's working capital.
Tsodilo Resources Limited is an international diamond exploration company engaged in the search for economic kimberlites at its Newdico (Pty) Limited ("Newdico') and Gcwihaba Resources (Pty) Limited ("Gcwihaba") projects in northwest Botswana. The Republic of Botswana is the leading producer of diamonds, by value, in the world and its mines are amongst the most profitable. The country is democratically ruled, boasting a growing economy and a stable political environment. Tsodilo has an 91% stake in Newdico (16,800 sq. km under diamond license) while Trans Hex Group, a South African diamond mining and marketing company, holds the remaining 9%. The southern Gcwihaba project area (6,703 sq. km under diamond license and 3,780 sq. km under base and precious metals licenses) is 100% held by the Company. Tsodilo Resources Limited manages the exploration of both the Newdico and Gcwihaba license areas. Please visit the Company's website, www.TsodiloResources.com, for additional information and background on our projects.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
James M. Bruchs - President and Chief Executive Officer
E-Mail - JBruchs@TsodiloResources.com
Head Office - Telephone +1 416 572 2033 Facsimile + 1 416 987 4369