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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

July 29, 2013

Shanta Gold Limited, the East African focused gold producing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Fryer as an independent non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.

Mr. Fryer will also be appointed as chair of the Company’s audit committee.

Robin has had a long and distinguished career with Deloitte where he was the lead partner of the Deloitte Mining Industry.

Mike Houston, CEO of Shanta Gold, said:
“On behalf of the Chairman and fellow directors we are delighted to welcome Robin to Shanta Gold. We indicated to shareholders that we wanted to strengthen the Board in certain disciplines and we have been fortunate in securing someone with Robin’s financial experience, which importantly includes an understanding of mining operations in Africa.”

Additional Information
A list of Mr. Fryer’s current and past directorships held within the last five years is set out below:


Partner of Deloitte LLP until 31 May 2009

Currently, Robin Anthony Fryer (age 66) holds no shares in the Company.

Save for the above, there is no further information that is required to be disclosed in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies with respect to the appointment of Robin Fryer.

Shanta Gold Limited Tel:            +255 (0) 22 2601 829
Mike Houston, CEO
Patrick Shayawabaya, CFO

Nominated Adviser and Broker
Liberum Capital Limited Tel:        + 44 (0)20 3100 2000
Michael Rawlinson / Tom Fyson / Christopher Kololian

Financial Public Relations
FTI Consulting Tel:                       +44 (0)20 7269 7100
Oliver Winters / Ben Brewerton

About Shanta Gold Limited
Shanta Gold is an East African focused gold producing company. It currently has defined ore resources on the New Luika and Singida projects in Tanzania and holds exploration licences over a number of additional properties. The Company’s flagship New Luika Gold Mine commenced production in 2012. The Company is admitted to trading on AIM and has approximately 462 million shares in issue.

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