Magnus International Resources, Inc.

Magnus International Resources, Inc.

December 06, 2007 06:56 ET

Magnus International Resources Prepares for the Start of a 5,000 Meter Drilling Program in Uganda

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 6, 2007) - Magnus International Resources, Inc. ("Magnus" or the "Company") (PINK SHEETS:MGNU)(FRANKFURT:GVY1) is pleased to announce that preparations are well advanced for the start of a 5,000 meter RC drilling program on its properties in Uganda. The Company is targeting the second week in January to commence drilling.

Once the drilling starts, the program will focus initially on the Mashonga mine area and artisanal workings in southwest Uganda, where high grade gold, together with high grade platinum and palladium grades, were recorded. Further drilling at Mashonga is also planned to test a highly promising 3km by 500m wide gold-in-soil anomaly located approximately 1km east of the mine.

At the Lugazi project in southern Uganda, the drill program is designed to investigate a strong 300m - 700m wide gold-in-soil anomaly over a distance of at least 3.5km. This anomaly is coincident with a magnetic rich horizon, which was identified following a fixed wing high-resolution airborne geophysical survey, including magnetics and radiometrics.

Drilling at the Mwerusandu project in southwest Uganda will test a high grade trench intersection (20.5m at 3.5 g/t gold) across siliceous outcrop as well as a gold-in-soil anomaly developed southwards along the contact of a granite intrusion and meta-sediments.

At the Mitoma project two gold-in-soil anomalies have been delineated about 3km apart. The Kahungye anomaly measures 500m x 600m at the northern end, extending over 4km to the southeast, while the Rugoma gold anomaly, which covers an area of about 2000m by 500m, shows co-incident elevated arsenic. The planned drilling at Mitoma is designed to understand the dispersion of gold in the underlying weathered profile.

Mr. Gavin Conway, head of Magnus' exploration in Africa, commented, "We are very excited about our prospects in Uganda, in particular about our Mashonga project where we have some very high grade gold assays from surface and an artisanal mine shaft. We are also pleased with the progress we have made in organizing and preparing this drill program. Considerable effort has been made by the Company in assisting a drill contractor to get established in Uganda, which has provided a boost to the exploration industry in the country. Our focused exploration team has gone to great lengths to pave the way for this drilling to get started and have been frustrated by very heavy rains in many parts of Uganda, including the southwest, where the first series of holes will be drilled. The recent rains in Uganda are reported to be the heaviest the country has seen in the last 35 years. We will keep the shareholders informed on the status of the drilling campaign, which will start once the rains have stopped. Currently, our goal is to commence drilling in the second week of January by which time we anticipate that the rains will have subsided and the ground will have started to firm up enough for our drilling equipment to access the drill sites without getting stuck in mud."

About Magnus International Resources, Inc.

Magnus International Resources, Inc. (PINK SHEETS:MGNU) ( specializes in identifying, acquiring and developing precious and base metal properties. Magnus' objective is to develop a balanced global portfolio of early-to-advanced stage projects. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, African Mineral Fields, Magnus has five Ugandan gold projects. The Company has a 100% interest in two of the projects, is earning a 100% interest in two other properties and is earning a 60% interest in a fifth property. Magnus retains a 90% interest in a Sino-foreign joint venture gold exploration project at Huidong in China.

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