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Producing and Exploring: June 2012


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Producing and Exploring: June 2012

  2. 2. CAUTIONARY STATEMENTThis presentation contains forward looking information, within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation, and forward looking statements, within themeaning of applicable United States securities legislation, which reflects management’s expectations regarding Teranga Gold Corporation’s (“Teranga” or the“Company”) future growth, results of operations (including, without limitation, future production and capital expenditures), performance (both operational andfinancial) and business prospects (including the timing and development of new deposits and the success of exploration activities) and opportunities. Whereverpossible, words such as “plans”, “expects”, “does not expect”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “anticipate” or “does not anticipate”, “believe”,“intend” and similar expressions or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved, havebeen used to identify such forward looking information. Although the forward looking information contained in this presentation reflect management’s current beliefsbased upon information currently available to management and based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions , Teranga cannot be certainthat actual results will be consistent with such forward looking information. A number of factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differmaterially from the results expressed or implied in the forward looking information, including those listed in the “Risk Factors” section of Teranga’s AnnualInformation Form , dated March 28, 2012 (the “AIF”). These factors should be considered carefully and prospective investors should not place undue reliance onthe forward looking information. Forward looking information necessarily involves significant known and unknown risks, assumptions and uncertainties that maycause Teranga’s actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities in future periods to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forwardlooking information. Although Teranga has attempted to identify important risks and factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materiallyfrom those described in the forward looking information, there may be other factors and risks that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated,estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that the forward looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differmaterially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, prospective investors should not place undue reliance on such forward looking information.Teranga expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events orotherwise, except in accordance with applicable securities law.Forward looking information and other information contained herein concerning mineral exploration and management’s general expectations concerning themineral exploration industry are based on estimates prepared by management using data from publicly available industry sources as well as from market researchand industry analysis and on assumptions based on data and knowledge of this industry which management believes to be reasonable. However, this data isinherently imprecise, although generally indicative of relative market positions, market shares and performance characteristics. While management is not aware ofany misstatements regarding any industry data presented herein, mineral exploration involves risks and uncertainties and industry data is subject to change basedon various factors.In addition, please note that statements relating to “reserves” or “resources” are deemed to be forward looking information as they involve the implied assessment,based on certain estimates and assumptions, that the resources and reserves described can be profitably mined in the future. While management has confidencein its projections based on exploration work done to date, the potential quantity and grade disclosed herein is conceptual in nature, and there has been insufficientexploration to define a mineral resource, therefore it is uncertain if further exploration will result in the targets being delineated as a mineral resource.This presentation does not constitute in any way an offer or invitation to subscribe for securities in Teranga pursuant to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and hasnot been lodged with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. 2
  3. 3. CAPITALIZATION SUMMARY FOCUSEDTicker symbol: TGZ: TSX/ASX ON GROWTHShares outstanding(1): 245.6 million FOCUSED ON:Stock options outstanding: 19.2 million GROWINGShare price (as at June 1, 2012): C$2.19 RESERVESMarket capitalization: C$537.9 million GROWING PRODUCTIONCash position(2): US$14.8 millionMining Fleet Loan US$24.4 millionFacility(3):(1) As part of the demerger Mineral Deposits Ltd. retained 40 million TGZ shares and received C$50 millionfrom the IPO proceeds(2) Includes short-term investments and restricted cash, as at March 31, 2012(3) Drawn under the mining fleet finance loan facility with Société Générale as at March 31, 2012 3
  4. 4. OUR VISIONTo become a preeminent gold producer in West Africa while setting the benchmarkfor responsible miningPhase 1: Become a mid-tier gold producer in Senegal with 250,000 to 350,000 ounces(1) of annual gold production with existing infrastructurePhase 2: Increase annual gold production to 400,000 to 500,000 ounces(1) (1) See Key Assumptions on page 36 4
  5. 5. ASSETSOperating mine / mill • Proven performance • Only gold mining operation in the country • Expanding millLarge exploration land package in Senegal, W.A. • ~1,465km2 virtually unexplored land surrounding operating mill • An emerging world class gold districtBuilding a stronger balance sheet • Able to self-fund exploration & developmentExperienced management team • Proven track record 5
  6. 6. SABODALA GOLD(SENEGAL)Sabodala is the only large-scale goldmine in SenegalSenegal • Mining Code passed in 2003 • Democratic government • Population of ~13.7M • Mining friendly regime • Government holds 10% free-carried interest in Sabodala and 3% royalty • Tax-free holiday that ends May 2015 6
  7. 7. SABODALA GOLD(OPERATIONS)First gold pour in March 2009 • $500M invested to dateMill expansion from 2 Mtpa to ~ 4 Mtpa virtuallycomplete • New ball mill and downstream plant commissioned • Completing secondary crusher and new stockpile/reclaim facility by end of Q2 – which will bring mills to full capacity • Expands base to 200,000 oz annual productionWell developed infrastructure • Located 650 km east of the capital Dakar and ~100 km north of the town Kedougou – paved road within 56 km of mine site • 36 MW heavy fuel oil power plant located on site 7
  8. 8. GROWTH STRATEGYFOCUSED ON GROWING RESERVES(1) • Objective: 10-15+ year mine life • Growth through exploration • Growth through regional opportunities (JV’s, acquisitions)FOCUSED ON GROWING PRODUCTION(1) • Objective: 400,000 – 500,000 oz’s producer • Phase 1: 250,000 – 350,000 oz’s annually • Phase 2: 400,000 – 500,000 oz’s annually Leveraging existing mill – land package all truckable • Doubling mill capacity – could increase furtherFOCUSED ON BUILDING FINANCIAL STRENGTH • Eliminating hedge book – quickly but prudently • Margin expansion (lower costs and eliminate hedge) • Free cash flow to self-fund exploration strategy • Manageable capex requirements(1) See Key Assumptions on page 36 8
  9. 9. 2011Changes / Optimizations: FOCUSED ON GROWTH • Mill expansion FOCUSED ON: • Automated controls for better blending to increase throughput GROWING • Second access ramp to the pit RESERVES • Revised drilling, blasting, and maintenance GROWING PRODUCTION contracts in order to increase mining rate FINANCIAL • Improvements to employee compensation STRENGTH 9
  10. 10. Production Profile (000 oz)FOCUSED ON 350,000GROWING PRODUCTION 300,0002011 250,000 • Produced 131,461 oz’s at $900/oz 200,000 • In line with revised guidance 150,000 • Costs affected by higher fuel, labour and maintenance costs 100,000 • Capex $76.4M(1) (primarily for mill expansion, mobile equipment and capitalized Mine License exploration) 50,0002012 0 2011 2012 2013 2014 • Est. production 210,000 – 225,000 oz’s at Production Exploration Success $600-$650/oz Assumes increased production from regional exploration • Capex ~$30M(2) success • Exploration budget: $40M(1) For fiscal year 2011; fiscal year is from October 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011, a 15 month year. Teranga is converting from a June 30 to calendar year end.(2) Excludes capitalized Mine License exploration and capital costs to develop regional deposits 10
  11. 11. FOCUSED ON BUILDING Cash Margin ($/oz)(2)FINANCIAL STRENGTH 1200Outlook – 2012 1000 800 • 210,000 – 225,000 oz’s at cash costs of $600 - $650/oz(1) 600 400 • Rising production, lowering costs 200 • Margin expansion + increased production profile = free cash flow to self-fund exploration and 0 2011 2012 2013* 2014 development strategy Rate of margin expansion is a function of increasing production through regional • Manageable capex requirements exploration success *After eliminating hedge position(1) This production target is based on existing proven and probable reserves only. (2) Assumes $1600/oz gold price and cash cost of $625/oz 11
  12. 12. FIRST QUARTER 2012• Record quarter production for Teranga • 41,904 oz’s• Gold sold: 35,268 oz’s at cash cost of $673/oz • Reduced ability to pour gold during tie-ins for mill expansion completion • Gold in circuit and gold bullion inventory of 13,262 oz’s 12
  13. 13. FIRST QUARTER 2012 CONT’D • Cash and cash equivalents: $14.8M(1) • All 35,268 oz’s sold at spot – $1,712/oz • Hedge Facility: deferred delivery to later in 2012 • 174,500 oz’s @ $826/oz • expect to have 66,000 oz’s hedged at YE • Evaluating capital structure to provide more financial flexibility • Considering bank or capital markets debt • Focused on minimizing shareholder dilution(1) As of March 31, 2012 13
  14. 14. FOCUSED ON Kedougou-Kenieba Inlier – A Birimian Greenstone BeltGROWING RESERVES Yatela (Anglo Ashanti/Iamgold) 2.4 Moz deposit Reserves and Resources(1,2) Sadiola (Anglo Ashanti/Iamgold) December 31, 2011 9.5 Moz deposit 2.50 2.00 1.50 Loulo (Randgold) 9.6 Moz deposit Moz Gounkoto (Randgold) 3.5 Moz deposit 1.00 2.14 1.66 1.51 0.50 0.00 Proven and Measured and Inferred Probable Indicated Resources Reserves Resources(1) See page 37 (2) M+I Resources are inclusive of reserves 14
  15. 15. FOCUSED ONGROWING RESERVES2012 Exploration Program1. Mine License Exploration: $20M (77,000m)2. Regional Exploration: $20M (90,000m) TOTAL: $40M (167,000m) (+140,000m RAB)2011 Exploration Program: $46MFull drill results are posted at 15
  16. 16. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION “THE CORRIDOR” Continuation of the main Sabodala structural trend to the north MAIN FLAT EXTENSION One of the principal gold hosts of the Sabodala deposit immediately adjacent to the current ultimate pit LOWER FLAT ZONE Deeper area directly below the MFE MASATO EXTENSION Continuation of Masato deposit NIAKAFIRI Convert resources to reserves and test at depth and along strike between deposits 16
  17. 17. SABODALA MINELICENSE EXPLORATION• $20M exploration program underway on the Sabodala Mine License• Potential to expand gold inventory on the ML from 1.55 Moz’s to 2.5 – 3.5 Moz’s(1,2,3) over 9 to 15 months increasing the mine life to ~ 10 to 15 years From: • Deepening the Sabodala pit to the north along the Main Flat Extension and now to the south-west • Continuation of the Masato deposit • Conversion of Niakafiri resources to reserves(1) Potential to expand existing gold mineralization to between 40 and 50 M tonnes at grades of between 1.5 to 2.0 gpt Au for a total inventory of 2.5 to 3.5 Moz(2) This exploration target is not a Mineral Resource. The potential quality and grade is conceptual in nature and there has been insufficient exploration to define a Mineral Resource. It is uncertain if further exploration will result in the determination of a Mineral Resource.(3) See Key Assumptions on page 36 17
  18. 18. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION –SABODALA PIT FOCUSEDINCREASED OBJECTIVES: ON GROWTH • Sabodala pit (MFE/LFZ) objective over next 15 FOCUSED ON: months • Previous open pit objective GROWING • To add 250,000 – 500,000 oz’s* RESERVES • New open pit objective • To add 500,000 – 1,000,000 oz’s* • Larger pit • Add to underground gold inventory* At grades of between 1.5 to 2.0 gpt to gold inventory 18
  19. 19. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION – SABODALA Main Flat Extension (“MFE”) – principal gold hosts of Sabodala deposit • MFE program is designed to test the continuity of this structure to the north • Recent drilling shows a lateral extension of the MFE to the south-west, beyond the current target pit • Increased drill program from budgeted 10,000m (Fall 2011) > 30,000m (Spring 2012) > 50,000m (Current) • 30,000m of drilling on Sabodala pit on 2012 remains • Significant widths of high grade mineralization. Recent results include: MFE North SBDH159D – 14m at 3.4 gpt SBDH219DD – 17m at 3.0 gpt SBDH241 – 39m at 2.5 gpt Sabodala MFE South-West Ultimate Pit SBDH211D – 7m at 3.8 gpt SBDH245 – 8m at 3.6 gpt SBDH248 – 15m at 3.2 gpt SBDH250 – 10m at 3.6 gpt Full drill results are posted at 19
  21. 21. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION – SABODALA PIT OPTIMIZATION RESULTS M&I Sabodala Pit Shell MI&I Sabodala Pit Shell Size vs Gold Price Size vs Gold Price 500 2,500 500 2,500 450 450 400 Shell used for current ultimate pit design 2,000 400 2,000 350 K Ounces Gold 350 K Ounces Gold M TonnesM Tonnes 300 1,500 300 1,500 250 250 200 1,000 200 1,000 150 150 100 500 100 500 50 50 0 0 0 0 Gold Price $/oz Gold Price $/oz Ore Tonnes Waste Tonnes Gold Ozs Ore Tonnes Waste Tonnes Gold Ozs • Pit optimizations run using same parameters as • MI+I optimization results show potential for for 2011 EOY Reserves exercise expanded OP mining increment of 800,000 oz’s • Expanded mill capacity as planned for 2012 over the M&I pit, namely 1 Moz over today’s gold • 90t haul truck based mining fleet inventory • No parallel ore treatment processes • From deeper and peripheral zones • No UG 21
  22. 22. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION – SABODALA EXPANSION POTENTIAL Current ultimate pit End of 2011 mining surface $1550 pit limit (Sabodala Target Pit) Sabodala MI+I pit optimization at $1550 per ounce gold price mines deeper zones just added to model • 2 Moz contained • Mines to depth of 450m • 7:1 strip ratio 22
  23. 23. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION – MASATO Masato structural trend strikes across onto our Mine License Main Flat Extension • Oromin Joint Venture has identified open pit reserves of 0.5 Moz’s about 2 km from our mill • Tracking the deposit as it crosses onto our Masato Down Dip property Sabodala Pit • Multiple mineralized zones have been identified Sambaya Hill with high grade intervals apparent • Confirmed strike length of 500m, a dip extent of Masato Extensions 200m, and a band of about 40m of solid grade mineralization • 2 km of strike length still to be tested • Recent results from Masato Down Dip include: 37m at 4.5 gpt 44m at 2.0 gpt • Expect to define gold mineralization in 2012 Full drill results are posted at 23
  24. 24. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION – NIAKAFIRI Niakafiri area has ~300,000 oz’s in reserves in a mineralized envelope of about ~800,000 oz’s • Deposit remains open below 200m level • Potential 2H 2012 drilling with intentions of adding to reserves • Ongoing community discussions Dinkokhono Soukhoto Full drill results are posted at 24
  25. 25. 1. MINE LICENSE EXPLORATION 2. REGIONAL EXPLORATION 33km2 1,465km2 35 km radius 25
  26. 26. REGIONAL EXPLORATION 1,465km2 “THE DONUT” Large gold complex (7 km x 4 km), high gold anomalism, early stages GORA Most advanced target, high grade quartz vein, transitioning to development TOUROKHOTO Large gold anomaly hosted on Main Transcurrent Zone, same as 3 Moz Massawa deposit TOUMBOUMBA Newest target, potentially second into development, oxide mineralization 26
  27. 27. GORA • Current reserves of 114,000 oz’s at 5 gpt • Most advanced target: moving from exploration to development • Objective of having production in early 2013 permitting dependent • 22 km from Sabodala mill, truckable • High grade-drill intersections continue to expand the potential footprint of the deposit Trace of blind veins from RC holes Projected to surface – high correlation with IP trends.Full drill results are posted at 27
  28. 28. TOUMBOUMBA – NEWEST TARGET • Latest discovery, potential to become second regional deposit through the mill • Located 10 km from Sabodala mill • High grade, lower grade halo, and oxide material • Easily processing at minimum, potential for heap leaching • Alteration hosted mostly in granite (laterite cover) • Oxide mineralization of up to 60m in depth • Q1 modelling – outlined potential for near surface oxide deposit • Q2 commenced 10,000m RC program (25m x 25m) • RAB results: • 6m at 18.54 gpt • 4m at 3.31 gpt • 8m at 5.46 gpt • RC results: • 1m at 5.20 gpt • 2m at 21.45 gpt Full drill results are posted at • 4m at 33.9 gpt 28
  29. 29. DIEGOUN NORTH – “THE DONUT” • 7 km x 4 km complex of gold anomalism • Contrasting rock types, porphyries, granites, Sabodala Ore Body dolerite & sediments • Rock samples to 80 gpt • RAB drilling has defined gold mineralization in bedrock • Cinnamon (northern portion of Donut) • 14 RC holes, 2,500m • Encouraging results at >0.2 gpt gold level, assays pending • Jam • 14 RC 2,700m / 9 DD 2,100m completed • Work completed to date confirmed the Jam area is a large-scale, gold bearing, hydrothermal alteration system • 13,000m RAB completed, assays pending to define next stepsFull drill results are posted at 29
  30. 30. • >5 km long, up to 1 km wide gold anomaly defined byTOUROKHOTO termite sampling, similar geology as Loulo across the border (12 Moz resource) Sabodala Ore Body • 3 Moz Massawa deposit hosted on MTZ about 25 km south • Parallels NE trending shears of the MTZ • First pass RC drilling of more than 2 km of gold trend • Significant mineralization encountered • 12m @ 13.18 gpt (incl. 1m @ 134 gpt) • 14m @ 3.2 gpt • Minimum strike potential of 1 km Full drill results are posted at 30
  31. 31. Kedougou-Kenieba Inlier – A Birimian Greenstone BeltFOCUSED ON Yatela (Anglo Ashanti/Iamgold)GROWTH 2.4 Moz deposit Sadiola (Anglo Ashanti/Iamgold) 9.5 Moz depositPhase 1: Become a mid-tier gold producer inSenegal with 250,000 to 350,000 ounces(1) ofannual gold production with existinginfrastructure Loulo (Randgold)Phase 2: Increase annual gold production to 9.6 Moz deposit Gounkoto (Randgold)400,000 to 500,000 ounces(1) 3.5 Moz depositAn emerging world class gold district.(1) See Key Assumptions on page 36 31
  32. 32. CORPORATESOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY• CSR is fundamental to the success of our business• Healthy, safety, education, sustainability• Developing schools, health clinics, and improving access to potable water• Engaged a renowned Canadian group to assist us in putting together a comprehensive regional development plan • Along with local, regional, and national government• Improve the livelihoods of those in the communities in which we operate• A key component of our vision is to set the benchmark in Senegal for responsible miningMining Responsibly and Sharing theBenefits 32
  33. 33. SUMMARY –FOCUSED ONGROWTH1. Only mill in Senegal2. Largest land position in Senegal3. Rising production, declining costs4. Building a stronger balance sheet – increasing production and free cash flow with margin expansion5. Extensive exploration program6. Experienced management team 33
  35. 35. APPENDICES 35
  36. 36. KEY ASSUMPTIONSBasis for 2.5 – 3.5 Moz gold inventory from Mine License Expand upon existing gold mineralization by an additional 20M to 30M tonnes at grades of between 1.5 and 2.0 gpt for a total inventory of 2.5 to 3.5 Moz from the Sabodala Mining License (“ML”) over the next 9 to 15 months. The larger gold inventory base is expected to result from the success of deepening the Sabodala pit to the north along the MFE/LFZ, extension of the Masato pit onto the ML, potential conversion of Niakafiri resources to reserves as well as adding to the gold mineralization inventory below these three large open pits. This exploration target is not a Mineral Resource. The potential quantity and grade disclosed herein is conceptual in nature, and there has been insufficient exploration to define a Mineral Resource, therefore it is uncertain if further exploration will result in the targets being delineated as a Mineral Resource. The goal of the MFE/LFZ programs is to add 500,000 to 1,000,000 ounces of gold to the open pit mineable gold inventory at an average grade between 1.5 – 2.0 gpt, as well as adding underground gold inventory at an average grade between 3.0 – 4.0 gpt.Rationale: Recent drilling confirms extension of mineralization to the north of the existing pit Potential for identification of additional ounces through infill drilling within area of existing resources under the ML Minimum 8 drill rigs and exploration budget of US$20M dedicated to ML alone in 2012 Program to continue to test similar geophysical anomalies and identified structures within the ML 36
  37. 37. SABODALA GOLD PROJECT: RESERVES & RESOURCES(DECEMBER 31, 2011) M Grade M oz tonnes g/t Au Au Proven and Probable Sabodala 19.89 1.54 0.987 Niakafiri 7.814 1.14 0.287 Stockpile 4.211 0.94 0.128 Subtotal 31.915 1.37 1.402 Sutuba 0.353 1.06 0.012 Gora 0.709 5.01 0.114 Sabodala - additional 3.232 1.26 0.131 Total 36.209 1.43 1.659 Measured and Indicated Sabodala 44.371 1.07 1.525 Niakafiri 10.741 1.12 0.386 Gora 1.282 5.22 0.215 Sutuba 0.353 1.06 0.012 Total 56.747 1.17 2.138 Inferred Sabodala 26.205 1.01 0.848 Niakafiri 7.248 0.88 0.205 Niakafiri West 7.144 0.82 0.188 Soukhoto 0.566 1.32 0.024 Gora 0.286 4.16 0.038 Diadiako 2.917 1.49 0.119 Majiva 2.593 0.64 0.047 Toumboumba 0.855 1.5 0.041 Total 47.814 0.98 1.51 37
  38. 38. MANAGEMENTAlan R. Hill • Mining engineer with over 20 years experience globally in project evaluations, acquisitions and mine development as Executive VP of Barrick GoldExecutive Chairman & CEO • Currently a Director of Gold Fields • Former President and CEO of Gabriel Resources (2005 – 2009) and non-Executive Chairman of Alamos Gold (2004 – 2007)Richard S. Young • Over 10 years experience in mining finance, development, corporate development, and investor relations with Barrick GoldPresident & CFO • Former VP and CFO of Gabriel Resources (2005 – 2010)Yani Roditis • Over 10 years experience in mine development and operations with Barrick Gold (1994 – 2005) • Former Chief Operating Officer of Gabriel Resources (2005 – 2010)Vice President, OperationsKathy Sipos • 10 years experience in Corporate Communications and Investor Relations with Barrick Gold (1996 – 2006) • Former VP of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations of Gabriel Resources (2006 – 2009)Vice President, Investor &Stakeholder RelationsDavid Savarie • Over 10 years experience in the legal industry • Former Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gabriel ResourcesVice President, General Counsel & • Previously in private practice at Miller Thomson LLPCorporate SecretaryMark English • Over 24 years experience in the gold mining industry • Previously worked for several companies in Australia, East and West Africa being involved in operating mines andOperations Manager development, inclusive of greenfield start-ups • Joined Mineral Deposits Ltd. in June 2006Bruce Van Brunt • Mining engineer and geologist with over 20 years experience • Previously worked in a number of technical capacities with Placer Dome and Echo Bay MinesBusiness Development Manager • Joined Mineral Deposits Ltd. in March 2006Martin Pawlitschek • Geologist with over 15 years experience in the mining industry • Previously spent 11 years at BHP and a number of smaller exploration companies, working in Australia, SouthRegional Exploration Manager East Asia and Africa • Joined Mineral Deposits Ltd. in July 2007Macoumba Diop • Geological Engineer, Master of Science in Finance with over 12 years experience in mining industry • Previously spent 11 years in a consulting business and mineral project marketing and developmentGeneral Manager & Government • Joined SGO in July 2011.Relations Manager 38
  39. 39. COMPETENT PERSONS STATEMENTThe information in this presentation relating to the reserve estimate associated with the Sabodala and Niakafiri pits as well as the Stockpiles is based oninformation compiled by Ms. Julia Martin, PEng, MAusIMM (CP) who is a full time employee of AMC Mining Consultants Canada and has sufficient experiencewhich is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which she is undertaking to qualify as a "CompetentPerson" as defined in the 2004 Edition of the “Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves”. Ms. Martin is aQualified Person in accordance with NI 43-101 and consents to the inclusion in the report of the matters based on his information in the form and context in which itappears.The technical information in this presentation that relates to mineral resource estimates within the Mining License is based on information compiled by Mr. BruceVan Brunt, who is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr. Van Brunt is a full time employee of Teranga and not independent. Mr. VanBrunt has sufficient experience relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity he is undertaking to qualify as a"Competent Person" as defined in the 2004 Edition of the “Australasian Code of Reporting of exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves”. Mr. VanBrunt is a "Qualified Person" in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 and he consents to the inclusion of this information in the form and context in which itappears in this announcement.The technical information in this presentation that relates to the exploration results and targets within the regional exploration program are based on informationcompiled by Mr. Martin Pawlitschek, who is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Mr. Pawlitschek is our full time employee and is not“independent” within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Pawlitschek has sufficient experience relevant to the style of mineralization and type ofdeposit under consideration and to the activity he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2004 Edition of the “Australasian Code forReporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves”. Mr. Pawlitschek is a “Qualified Person” in accordance with NI 43-101 and he consents tothe inclusion of this information in the form and context in which it appears in this offering memorandum. 39