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April 05, 2006 11:53 ET

Mega Uranium Ltd.: Hamlin Copper Deposit Expanded in Footwall Shebandowan Camp, Thunder Bay, Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2006) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MGA):

- Footwall phases tested for first time by holes HAM-06-53 and HAM-06-54

- 0.42 % Copper equivalent (0.23% copper) over 84.50m in HAM-06-53 including 1.33% Copper equivalent (1.05% copper) over 6m

- 0.46% Copper equivalent (0.24% copper) over 51.50 m in HAM-06-54 including 0.70% Copper equivalent (0.42% copper) over 10m

- Additional width can be added to expand the copper zone

- Continuity of copper mineralization confirmed from surface

- Cutting of wider copper zones continues on original cores

Mega Uranium Ltd. ("Mega") (TSX VENTURE:MGA) (through its Maple Minerals division) and East West Resource Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EWR) announce the completion of drilling of a two hole cross-section to examine the footwall mineralization in the Hamlin breccia hosted copper-molybdenum-silver-gold zone. Continuity of copper mineralization continued to be demonstrated in the footwall phase of the breccia. On previous sections, the footwall, or southern side of the breccia, was dominated with fragments of altered gabbro or diorite as opposed to felsic volcanic fragments in the north contact area. It originally appeared that the higher-grade copper zone was only associated with the northern contact area, hence less attention was paid to the footwall. In this section the footwall was well mineralized as long as there were smaller gabbro fragments and a dominant matrix of chlorite, and volcanics. This particular footwall phase was found to be 60-80m wide.

The winter drill program confirmed that copper values extended for over 800m at widths sometimes exceeded 100m. An expanded core cutting program is currently underway. Updates on the expansion of the widths will be reported once the assays are compiled.



HAM-06-53
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Mo Cu
Ticket From To Length Cu Cu Ag Au Mo (lbs/ Eqv.
# (m) (m) (m) (ppm) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (ppm) ton) (%)
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755416 8.00 9.00 1.00 1205 0.12 0.7 0.157 122 0.24 0.39
755417 9.00 10.00 1.00 332 0.03 0.2 0.014 80 0.16 0.17
755418 10.00 11.00 1.00 1855 0.19 1.0 0.138 128 0.26 0.46
755419 11.00 12.00 1.00 162 0.02 0.0 0.006 70 0.14 0.14
755420 12.00 13.00 1.00 391 0.04 0.2 0.016 112 0.22 0.23
755421 13.00 14.00 1.00 418 0.04 0.2 0.025 110 0.22 0.24
755422 14.00 15.00 1.00 569 0.06 0.3 0.021 51 0.10 0.15
755423 15.00 16.00 1.00 1595 0.16 0.8 0.077 34 0.07 0.25
755424 16.00 17.00 1.00 180 0.02 0.0 0.008 95 0.19 0.18
755425 17.00 18.00 1.00 1720 0.17 0.7 0.056 86 0.17 0.34
755426 18.00 19.00 1.00 1495 0.15 0.5 0.330 87 0.17 0.42
755427 19.00 20.00 1.00 2810 0.28 1.3 0.132 124 0.25 0.54
755428 20.00 21.00 1.00 796 0.08 0.5 0.028 134 0.27 0.32
755429 21.00 22.00 1.00 658 0.07 0.3 0.021 68 0.14 0.19
755430 22.00 23.00 1.00 780 0.08 0.3 0.019 68 0.14 0.20
755431 23.00 24.00 1.00 3880 0.39 1.1 0.100 162 0.32 0.70
755432 24.00 25.00 1.00 745 0.07 0.3 0.020 89 0.18 0.23
755433 25.00 26.00 1.00 1385 0.14 0.4 0.046 88 0.18 0.30
755434 26.00 27.00 1.00 991 0.10 0.5 0.032 158 0.32 0.38
755435 27.00 28.00 1.00 813 0.08 0.3 0.023 129 0.26 0.31
755436 28.00 29.00 1.00 81 0.01 0.0 0.000 197 0.39 0.34
755437 29.00 30.00 1.00 685 0.07 0.2 0.018 77 0.15 0.20
755438 30.00 31.00 1.00 882 0.09 0.5 0.018 94 0.19 0.25
755439 31.00 32.00 1.00 2550 0.26 1.5 0.107 94 0.19 0.46
755440 32.00 33.00 1.00 1395 0.14 1.7 0.045 105 0.21 0.34
755441 33.00 34.00 1.00 2730 0.27 1.9 0.142 112 0.22 0.52
755442 34.00 35.00 1.00 1030 0.10 0.6 0.037 105 0.21 0.30
755443 35.00 36.00 1.00 1180 0.12 0.6 0.033 80 0.16 0.27
755444 36.00 37.00 1.00 865 0.09 0.8 0.037 103 0.21 0.28
755445 37.00 38.00 1.00 2870 0.29 1.6 0.089 110 0.22 0.51
755446 38.00 39.00 1.00 1505 0.15 0.8 0.024 40 0.08 0.23
755447 39.00 40.00 1.00 764 0.08 0.8 0.039 76 0.15 0.22
755448 40.00 41.00 1.00 839 0.08 0.5 0.084 64 0.13 0.22
755449 41.00 42.00 1.00 6000 0.60 2.9 0.078 89 0.18 0.79
755450 42.00 43.00 1.00 6270 0.63 3.2 0.068 89 0.18 0.82
759951 43.00 44.00 1.00 1320 0.13 1.0 0.065 170 0.34 0.45
759952 44.00 45.00 1.00 1630 0.16 1.1 0.054 49 0.10 0.27
759953 45.00 46.00 1.00 1645 0.16 0.9 0.034 90 0.18 0.33
759954 46.00 47.00 1.00 299 0.03 0.2 0.009 102 0.20 0.20
759955 47.00 48.00 1.00 708 0.07 0.4 0.015 168 0.34 0.36
759957 48.00 48.50 0.50 2050 0.21 3.1 0.184 164 0.33 0.56
759958 48.50 49.00 0.50 16200 1.62 8.9 0.363 44 0.09 1.88
759959 49.00 50.00 1.00 9830 0.98 3.8 0.302 59 0.12 1.22
759960 50.00 50.90 0.90 13100 1.31 4.9 0.301 68 0.14 1.56
759961 50.90 51.50 0.60 16400 1.64 6.8 0.405 67 0.13 1.94
759962 51.50 52.00 0.50 7490 0.75 3.1 0.104 52 0.10 0.89
759963 52.00 53.00 1.00 16100 1.61 8.4 0.740 69 0.14 2.05
759964 53.00 54.00 1.00 2820 0.28 1.6 0.053 100 0.20 0.48
759965 54.00 55.00 1.00 817 0.08 0.4 0.024 15 0.03 0.12
759966 55.00 56.00 1.00 1945 0.19 1.5 0.073 51 0.10 0.32
759967 56.00 57.00 1.00 624 0.06 0.3 0.018 151 0.30 0.32
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759968 57.00 58.00 1.00 3210 0.32 1.6 0.124 357 0.71 0.97
759969 58.00 59.00 1.00 5050 0.51 3.3 0.203 14 0.03 0.62
759970 59.00 60.00 1.00 776 0.08 0.5 0.022 45 0.09 0.16
759971 60.00 61.00 1.00 2500 0.25 1.6 0.083 66 0.13 0.40
759972 61.00 62.00 1.00 6460 0.65 3.8 0.116 92 0.18 0.86
759973 62.00 63.00 1.00 2530 0.25 1.9 0.038 209 0.42 0.63
759974 63.00 64.00 1.00 1275 0.13 0.7 0.013 59 0.12 0.23
759975 64.00 65.00 1.00 6250 0.63 2.2 0.083 98 0.20 0.83
759976 65.00 66.00 1.00 2510 0.25 1.6 0.047 164 0.33 0.55
759977 66.00 67.00 1.00 1025 0.10 0.4 0.035 116 0.23 0.31
759978 67.00 68.00 1.00 1760 0.18 0.9 0.021 134 0.27 0.41
759979 68.00 69.00 1.00 595 0.06 0.3 0.006 94 0.19 0.22
759980 69.00 70.00 1.00 1545 0.15 0.6 0.017 160 0.32 0.43
759981 70.00 71.00 1.00 688 0.07 0.4 0.009 80 0.16 0.21
759982 71.00 72.00 1.00 650 0.07 0.5 0.015 142 0.28 0.31
759983 72.00 73.00 1.00 856 0.09 3.5 0.426 66 0.13 0.37
759984 73.00 74.00 1.00 2150 0.22 1.0 0.031 201 0.40 0.57
759985 74.00 75.00 1.00 3710 0.37 1.4 0.052 188 0.38 0.71
759986 75.00 76.00 1.00 3340 0.33 1.4 0.050 124 0.25 0.57
759987 76.00 77.00 1.00 1860 0.19 0.8 0.029 33 0.07 0.26
759988 77.00 78.00 1.00 1180 0.12 0.8 0.020 46 0.09 0.21
759989 78.00 79.00 1.00 88 0.01 0.3 0.039 3 0.01 0.03
759990 79.00 80.00 1.00 352 0.04 0.2 0.007 16 0.03 0.07
759991 80.00 81.50 1.50 515 0.05 0.2 0.011 23 0.05 0.10
759992 81.50 82.90 1.40 130 0.01 0.0 0.000 15 0.03 0.04
759993 82.90 83.90 1.00 9990 1.00 4.0 0.087 57 0.11 1.15
759994 83.90 84.80 0.90 3580 0.36 1.2 0.029 58 0.12 0.47
759995 84.80 86.00 1.20 846 0.08 0.3 0.007 50 0.10 0.17
759996 86.00 87.50 1.50 279 0.03 0.0 0.005 35 0.07 0.09
759997 87.50 88.90 1.40 267 0.03 0.0 0.005 21 0.04 0.06
759998 88.90 90.00 1.10 445 0.04 0.0 0.011 59 0.12 0.15
759999 90.00 91.50 1.50 2170 0.22 0.7 0.043 78 0.16 0.37
760000 98.00 99.00 1.00 735 0.07 0.3 0.009 37 0.07 0.14
Wtd. Avg. 84.50 2313 0.23 1.2 0.071 91 0.18 0.42
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HAM-06-54
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Mo Cu
Ticket From To Length Cu Cu Ag Au Mo (lbs/ Eqv.
# (m) (m) (m) (ppm) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (ppm) ton) (%)
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760056 14.00 15.00 1.00 4250 0.43 1.8 0.169 92 0.18 0.65
760057 15.00 16.00 1.00 1925 0.19 0.9 0.099 71 0.14 0.35
760058 16.00 17.00 1.00 1640 0.16 0.8 0.067 176 0.35 0.49
760059 17.00 18.00 1.00 1235 0.12 0.6 0.040 116 0.23 0.34
760060 18.00 19.00 1.00 1295 0.13 0.7 0.035 118 0.24 0.34
760061 19.00 20.00 1.00 2600 0.26 1.0 0.053 229 0.46 0.67
760062 20.00 20.90 0.90 1200 0.12 0.5 0.027 133 0.27 0.35
760063 20.90 21.90 1.00 3810 0.38 2.7 0.086 284 0.57 0.90
760064 21.90 23.00 1.10 1205 0.12 0.7 0.035 85 0.17 0.28
760065 23.00 24.00 1.00 1300 0.13 0.6 0.049 119 0.24 0.35
760066 24.00 25.00 1.00 1200 0.12 0.8 0.015 121 0.24 0.33
760067 25.00 26.00 1.00 5780 0.58 2.8 0.055 117 0.23 0.81
760068 26.00 27.00 1.00 6220 0.62 2.6 0.127 107 0.21 0.86
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760069 27.00 28.00 1.00 7050 0.71 3.1 0.171 68 0.14 0.90
760070 28.00 29.00 1.00 4080 0.41 1.8 0.067 165 0.33 0.72
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760071 29.00 30.00 1.00 4890 0.49 2.2 0.097 245 0.49 0.95
760072 30.00 31.00 1.00 2090 0.21 1.5 0.037 81 0.16 0.37
760073 31.00 32.00 1.00 4780 0.48 2.7 0.080 64 0.13 0.63
760074 32.00 33.00 1.00 3240 0.32 3.9 0.200 132 0.26 0.64
760075 33.00 34.00 1.00 2190 0.22 5.0 0.752 179 0.36 0.83
760076 34.00 35.00 1.00 711 0.07 0.7 0.028 274 0.55 0.54
760077 35.00 36.00 1.00 3770 0.38 1.9 0.039 198 0.40 0.73
760078 36.00 36.55 0.55 6810 0.68 4.4 0.045 235 0.47 1.11
760079 36.55 37.55 1.00 277 0.03 0.3 0.008 39 0.08 0.10
760080 37.55 39.00 1.45 3410 0.34 2.0 0.085 199 0.40 0.72
760081 39.00 40.00 1.00 1790 0.18 0.8 0.022 89 0.18 0.34
760082 40.00 41.00 1.00 1865 0.19 1.0 0.027 75 0.15 0.33
760083 41.00 42.00 1.00 1140 0.11 0.5 0.011 83 0.17 0.26
760084 42.00 43.00 1.00 3270 0.33 1.5 0.038 56 0.11 0.44
760085 43.00 44.00 1.00 2900 0.29 1.4 0.029 68 0.14 0.42
760086 44.00 45.00 1.00 1610 0.16 0.7 0.022 67 0.13 0.28
760087 45.00 46.00 1.00 1730 0.17 0.9 0.020 104 0.21 0.36
760088 46.00 47.00 1.00 3020 0.30 2.2 0.065 84 0.17 0.48
760089 47.00 48.00 1.00 3030 0.30 1.4 0.023 79 0.16 0.45
760090 48.00 49.00 1.00 951 0.10 0.6 0.011 102 0.20 0.27
760092 49.00 50.00 1.00 587 0.06 0.4 0.017 176 0.35 0.36
760093 50.00 51.00 1.00 2600 0.26 1.4 0.028 96 0.19 0.44
760094 51.00 52.00 1.00 2360 0.24 1.0 0.015 61 0.12 0.35
760095 52.00 53.00 1.00 1425 0.14 1.0 0.013 100 0.20 0.32
760096 53.00 54.00 1.00 1525 0.15 0.9 0.016 60 0.12 0.26
760097 54.00 55.00 1.00 359 0.04 0.5 0.008 58 0.12 0.14
760098 55.00 56.00 1.00 780 0.08 0.8 0.050 97 0.19 0.26
760099 56.00 57.00 1.00 90 0.01 0.4 0.028 6 0.01 0.03
760100 57.00 58.00 1.00 3080 0.31 2.3 0.081 88 0.18 0.50
761651 58.00 59.00 1.00 2260 0.23 3.2 0.111 89 0.18 0.43
761652 59.00 60.00 1.00 2380 0.24 2.1 0.034 66 0.13 0.37
761653 60.00 61.00 1.00 1160 0.12 0.8 0.013 86 0.17 0.27
761654 61.00 62.00 1.00 1410 0.14 1.1 0.021 48 0.10 0.24
761655 62.00 63.00 1.00 2270 0.23 2.2 0.056 98 0.20 0.42
761656 63.00 64.00 1.00 1270 0.13 1.0 0.019 50 0.10 0.22
761657 64.00 65.50 1.50 1845 0.18 1.2 0.027 70 0.14 0.32
Wtd. Avg. 51.50 2389 0.24 1.5 0.064 111 0.22 0.46
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Copper equivalent is calculated using assumed metal prices of US $1.80/lb Cu, US $460/oz Au, US $30.00/lb Mo, and US $7.00/oz Ag, and is not adjusted for metallurgical recoveries, as these remain unknown. The formula used is as follows: Cu Eqv. (%) equals ((Cu$+Ag$+Au$+Mo$)/1.8)/22. (500 ppm equals 0.05 % equals 1.0 lbs/ton)

The drilling program will now continue from the east side of Hamlin Creek, where testing of other IP (induced polarization) anomalies is concluded, to the Deaty Creek extension to the north east.

When analysing for basemetal and silver values (Copper, Silver, and Molybdenum) were determined by ICP (inductively coupled plasma) after an aqua regia acid digestion. Assays exceeding 100 grams silver and 10,000 parts per million (ppm) copper were repeated using multi acid digestion and atomic absorption (AA). Check assays were run on high values.

Gold values were determined by fire assay extraction on 30 gram samples followed by an AA finish.

Preparations of the samples outlined in this news release were carried out by ALS Chemex in Thunder Bay and assaying was carried out by ALS Chemex in North Vancouver.

Mega Uranium Ltd (TSX VENTURE:MGA) and East West Resource Corporation each hold a 50% interest in both the Hamlin and Deaty Creek-Shebandowan properties.

The project set out above is being supervised by R. Middleton, P.Eng. who is the Qualified Person and the person responsible for quality control of the assaying and reporting. More details are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Mega Uranium Ltd. is a Toronto-based mineral resources company with a focus on uranium properties in Australia, Argentina, Mongolia, Bolivia and Canada. Further information on Mega can be found on the company's website at www.megauranium.com

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbour" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause Mega's results to differ materially from expectations. These include risks relating to market fluctuations, property performance and other risks. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. Mega Uranium disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements and cautions investors from placing undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Mega does have an ongoing obligation to disclose material information as it becomes available.

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