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TAW - Tawana Resources NL - Orapa project-Botswana-drilling completed

Release Date: 28/11/2007 09:21:13      Code(s): TAW
TAW - Tawana Resources NL - Orapa project-Botswana-drilling completed           
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")                                                     
28 November 2007                                                                
Orapa Project-Botswana-Drilling Completed                                       
Drilling shows Orapa kimberlite BK20, at approximately 0.7ha, larger than       
previously thought                                                              
The initial two phase drilling program of the BK19 - BK26 kimberlites in the    
Orapa Project area in Botswana has been completed. A total of 56 holes were     
The first phase was designed to sample each of the eight kimberlites to a depth 
of 100 metres to gain an understanding of the geology and mineral chemistry of  
the pipes. Samples from this phase have been prescreened and sent to Tawana`s   
Melbourne Laboratory for mineral analysis.  Results can be expected during the  
first quarter of 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 3.6ha, BK22/23 has a surface area of 2.2ha, and BK20 has
a surface area of approximately 0.7ha. This kimberlite was reported to be less  
than 0.5ha by the previous explorer.                                            
The probable development by De Beers and AIM listed African Diamonds Plc (AFD-L)
of a new diamond mine in the Orapa area on the AK6 kimberlite, (located 25km to 
the south of the Tawana licence), which was originally discovered and evaluated 
in the 1970`s and considered at that time to be a small, low-grade kimberlite,  
provides an indication of the potential that still remains in Botswana. It is   
also noteworthy that Firestone Diamond Plc (FDI-L) has also reported encouraging
results from its work in the Orapa field and elsewhere in Botswana.             
The Orapa kimberlite field is located in north eastern Botswana, and includes   
the Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa diamonds mines, which produce in excess of 13
million carats of diamonds per year. The Orapa kimberlite field is one of the   
largest diamondiferous kimberlite fields in the world, containing 79 known      
kimberlites, of which the majority has been proven to be diamondiferous. The    
Orapa mine is one of the largest producing kimberlites in the world and is 113  
hectares in surface area.                                                       
The Orapa mine is located 20 km to the west, Letlhakane is 30km to the south,   
and Damtshaa is 6km to the south of the Tawana licence.                         
Wolf Marx                                                                       
Tel: +61 (0)3 98635222                                                          
Mob: +61 (0)428 398446                                                          
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"                                
This article can be viewed on the Company`s website at www.tawana.com.au        
Date: 28/11/2007 09:21:13 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za                     
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