Midlands Minerals Corporation
TSX VENTURE : MEX

Midlands Minerals Corporation

May 20, 2005 09:00 ET

Midlands Minerals Corporation: Press Release

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 20, 2005) - Kim Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Midlands Minerals Corporation ("Midlands" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MEX) announces that the Company has accepted the resignation of Robert N. Forsyth from the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

Paul E. Singer, C.A. who was the Chief Financial Officer for Midlands Minerals
Corporation since the Company's inception, and who has recently been a Financial
Advisor to Midlands, has been appointed to the position of CFO.

Midlands Minerals Corporation is a growth oriented junior exploration company with gold properties in Ghana and gold and diamond properties in Tanzania. The Company is committed to the development of its mineral properties and to the continued expansion of the Company's asset base in Africa.

The TSX-V has in no way passed upon the merits of the changes being made by the Company and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this Press Release.

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