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TAW - Tawana - Orapa Project-Botswana

Release Date: 21/11/2007 08:55:53      Code(s): TAW
TAW - Tawana - Orapa Project-Botswana                                           
Tawana Resources NL                                                             
(Incorporated in Australia)                                                     
(Registration number ACN 085 166 721)                                           
Share code on the JSE Limited: TAW    ISIN: AU000000TAW7                        
Share code on the Australian Stock Exchange Limited: TAW & ISIN: AU000000TAW7   
("Tawana" or "the Company")                                                     
Orapa Project-Botswana                                                          
Eight Kimberlites Drilled                                                       
Highlights:                                                                     
Drilling shows Orapa kimberlites larger than previously thought                 
Orapa kimberlite BK24 surface area 3.3 - 3.6ha                                  
Orapa Kimberlites BK22 and BK23 are joined sub-surface                          
BK22/23 surface area 2.2ha                                                      
Drilling of the BK19 - BK26 kimberlites in the Orapa Project area in Botswana is
nearing completion. Drilling was conducted in two phases. The first phase was   
designed to sample kimberlite to a depth of 100 metres in each of the eight     
kimberlites to gain an understanding of the geology and mineral chemistry of the
pipes. This drilling phase is complete and the samples from the kimberlites have
been transported to Tawana`s processing facility in Kimberley, South Africa.    
Full mineral chemistry results from each of the 8 kimberlites will be available 
during Q1 2008.                                                                 
The second drilling phase was designed to determine the surface areas of        
selected kimberlites. To date this drilling indicates that BK24 has a surface   
area of between 3.3 and 3.6 ha. The pipe has basalt breccia infill to 30 metres 
depth which is thought to have caused an under-estimation of the diamond grade  
when tested to this depth by previous explorers.                                
The kimberlites BK22 and BK23 were previously thought to be two separate small  
pipes. Drilling by Tawana has shown this to be incorrect and that the pipes are 
joined subsurface to form one 2.2ha body.                                       
Commenting on the program Tawana Managing Director, Wolf Marx, said: "It is     
pleasing to be able to report such encouraging results from the first program   
conducted by us in the Orapa Project area. Tawana now joins other junior diamond
explorers in reporting successful outcomes in the Orapa diamond field."         
Contact:                                                                        
Wolf Marx                                                                       
Tel: +61 (0)3 98635222                                                          
Mob: +61 (0)428 398446                                                          
Email:wolf.marx@tawana.com.au                                                   
This report is based on information compiled by Wolf Marx BSc, BA, FAusIMM,     
CPGeo, Managing Director of Tawana Resources NL. He has sufficient experience   
relevant to the style of mineralisation and types of deposits under             
consideration, and to the activities undertaken, to qualify as a competent      
person as defined in the 2004 edition of the "Australasian Code for the         
Reporting of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves"                                
Sponsor                                                                         
PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (Pty) Ltd                              
21 November 2007                                                                
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