Douglas Lake Minerals Board of Directors and Director of Exploration Appointments

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. (OTC BB: DLKM./
Frankfurt: D6O.F) announced today the appointment of two senior Tanzanian
officials to the Board of Directors. Mr. Gus Sangha and Dr. David Groves have
stepped down from the Board and the Company thanks them for their valuable
assistance during their tenure. Dr. Groves will remain with Douglas Lake as
Director of Exploration.

    Dr. Medard M.C. Kalemani, LLB, LLM, PhD, Mining Management - Director

    Dr. Kalemani is the General Counsel to the Millennium Challenge Account
Tanzania, Ministry of Finance, which is an autonomous government entity
responsible for managing energy, transportation and water projects in
Tanzania. He served as State Attorney of the Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and
Minerals from 1999 to 2007, and from 1997 to 1998, he was a Legal Officer and
Manager of the Tanzanian Branch of the International Rescue Committee, UNHCR.
He was also legal consultant to UNDP Vienna in Tanzania and an independent
consultant on a team that reviewed the Minerals Act of the Republic of South
Africa. In 2002, Dr. Kalemani authored a thesis titled "Comparative Study of
Mineral Laws" which compared laws between Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia and

    Prof. Abdulkarim Mruma, BSc, MSc, PhD, Geology - Director

    Prof. Mruma is the Chief Executive Officer of the Geological Survey of
Tanzania, Ministry of Energy and Minerals and since 2004, he is the Vice
Chairman of the Association of Geological Survey of Africa. He was the Head of
the Department of Geology at the University of Dar es Salaam from 1994 to
2004. Other positions he has held include: National Coordinator, International
Geological Correlation Programs; External Examiner, Department of Geology of
the University of Nairobi in Kenya and the University of Makerere in Uganda.
He also has had extensive involvement as a board and steering committee member
of numerous geological and environmental research projects and groups.
Prof. Mruma has published over thirty international publications, mainly in
the fields of structural geology, precambrian geology, stratigraphy and
mineral deposits. He has consulted on and authored more than twenty technical
reports in the fields of resource assessments and engineering geology. He is
currently a member of the Geological Society of Africa and the Tanzania
Geological Society. Prof. Mruma is also a Board Member of Williamson Diamonds
Limited, Diamond Mine at Mwadui. The Williamson Diamond Mine is owned by De
Beers and the Government of Tanzania.

    Dr. David Groves, BSc, PhD, Geology - Director of Exploration

    Dr. David Groves, BSc Honours and PhD, started his career working for the
Geological Survey of Tasmania. In 1972, he joined the University of Western
Australia where he progressed to full Professor by 1987, teaching
undergraduate classes in field and structural geology and ore genesis/economic
geology. From 1987 to 2005, Dr. Groves was Director of both the Centre for
Strategic Mineral Deposits and Centre for Global Metallogeny. During his
academic career, he authored and co-authored over 500 papers and is widely
published on Archaean evolution, the nature and genesis of komatiite-hosted
Ni-Cu and orogenic gold deposits, global metallogeny and conceptual targeting
of mineral deposits. He was President of the Geological Society of Australia
and the Society of Economic Geologists, and is currently President-Elect of
SGA (European Society of Economic Geologists). He has received nine medals for
his research, including the Silver Medal of the Society of Economic Geologists
and the Geological Association of Canada Medal. Dr. Groves has also been
contracted as a consultant to the Geological Survey of Tanzania.

    About Douglas Lake

    DLKM is an emerging mineral exploration company focused on exploring and
developing gold, copper, nickel, uranium, and diamond mining opportunities in
Tanzania. For more information, go to

    This release contains forward-looking statements which involve risks and
uncertainties. Complete forward-looking statement available at

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