Southern Silver Exploration Corp.
TSX VENTURE : SSV
FRANKFURT : SEG

Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

March 28, 2007 12:14 ET

Southern Silver Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2007) - Southern Silver Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SSV)(FRANKFURT:SEG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nazlin Rahemtulla to its Board of Directors, effective March 26, 2007.

Ms. Rahemtulla is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Weiler Smith Bowers Consulting Structural Engineers. Previously, she was Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of The McLean Group; acted as Investment Advisor for RBC Financial Group and served as Manager, International Services for RBC Global Private Banking. Nazlin has held an Investment Advisor License and earned a Fellowship from the Institute of Canadian Bankers through Simon Fraser University. She has a Diploma in Business Administration from St. Godricks College in London, England.

Southern Silver has granted 100,000 stock options to Ms. Rahemtulla at an exercise price of $0.58, such options to vest over a period of one year with one-third being exercisable immediately, one-third being exercisable after six months, and becoming fully vested after a period of one year, subject to the TSX Venture Exchange four month hold period. The options will expire in five years.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Lawrence Page, Q.C., President

We seek safe harbor.

This press release was prepared by management and was not reviewed by the TSX Venture Exchange.

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