Motapa Diamonds Inc.

Motapa Diamonds Inc.

April 09, 2009 12:21 ET

Motapa Reports Corporate Change

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 9, 2009) - Motapa Diamonds Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MTP) ("Motapa") announces that Dr. Theodore Laub has tendered his resignation from the board of directors of Motapa effective April 6, 2009. "Dr. Laub's contributions as a director of Motapa have been invaluable to the board and we greatly appreciate his efforts and insights over the past six years," noted Larry Ott, Motapa's CEO.

The resignation has been tendered to Motapa in connection with the sale of 3,776,225 common shares directly or indirectly controlled by Dr. Laub. Motapa has been advised that the sale of the common shares of Motapa by Dr. Laub was conducted through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange on April 3, 2009.

On behalf of the Board MOTAPA DIAMONDS INC.

Dr. Larry Ott, Chief Executive Officer

This news release may contain assumptions, estimates, and other forward-looking statements regarding future events. Such forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and are subject to factors, many of which are beyond Motapa's control that may cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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