Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

March 29, 2012 22:52 ET

Desert Gold Provides Update on Mali

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2012) - Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DAU) (the "Company" or "Desert Gold") advises that political developments in Mali are being closely monitored by our colleagues in Mali. Whilst the implications of the current situation are not clear, there is no reason to believe that due processes, established over a long period, will be affected. Desert Gold's operations are not impacted by these events and the Company is pleased to report that the drilling program in Rwanda is proceeding as planned. Corporate objectives continue to be met.

About Desert Gold

Desert Gold Ventures Inc. is an advanced exploration and development company which holds mining permits in Mali, Rwanda, and Senegal, and a 50% participating interest in a joint venture agreement with Kinross Goldbanks Mining Company (a subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation of Toronto, Ontario) in respect of the Goldbanks property located in Pershing County, Nevada, USA.

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This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements". All statements regarding the ability of the Company to delineate new resources in proposed drilling programs are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation statements regarding future estimates, plans, objectives, assumptions or expectations of future performance, are "forward-looking statements". We caution you that such "forward looking statements" involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Such risks and uncertainties include risk factors as discussed in the Company's filings with Canadian securities regulatory agencies. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements except as may be required by law.

For further information concerning Desert Gold and the TransAfrika material properties, please refer to Desert Gold's SEDAR profile at

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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