News Releases

September 09, 2003
Private Placement
TORONTO, CANADA - Tsodilo Resources Limited (TSX Venture Exchange: TSD) is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a non-brokered private placement of 271,492 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.50 per Unit for proceeds to the Company of $135,746. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and half a warrant of the Company, each full such warrant entitling the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.50 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.

In addition, on August 25, 2003, 310,100 warrants that were issued by the Company in terms of the private placement of September 2002 were exercised, for proceeds to the Company of $77,525. This exercise will result in the issuance of 310,100 common shares.

Under the terms of its Stock Option Policy, following the annual meeting of shareholders and the appointment of the directors of its subsidiary, Newdico (Proprietary) Limited on August 22, 2003, Tsodilo Resources has issued 10,000 options to an officer at $0.50 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.

Tsodilo Resources is an international diamond exploration company engaged in the search for economic kimberlites at its Ngamiland and Gcwihaba projects in northwest Botswana. The design and conduct of the Company's exploration program is the responsibility of Dr. Andrew Moore, a professional geologist registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


James M. Bruchs -- President and Chief Executive Officer: E-Mail
Dr. Andrew E. Moore -- Vice President, Exploration: E-Mail
Stephen Woodhead -- Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary: E-Mail
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Tsodilo Resources Limited
1 King Street West, Suite 4800
Toronto, ON Canada M5H 1A1
Telephone: (416) 800-4214
Fax: (416) 987-4369