Kopane Diamond

Director Change

                                               PRESS RELEASE

                                      KOPANE DIAMOND DEVELOPMENTS Plc

                                        (the "Company" or "Kopane")


10 June 2010

                                              DIRECTOR CHANGE

Kopane Diamond Developments Plc wishes to announce the following information to its shareholders.

Resignation of Edward Marlow

The Company announces that Edward Marlow has resigned from the Board of Directors with immediate effect. Mr
Marlow  was until recently Managing Director, Emerging Markets in HSBC Principal Investments and has served
on  the  Board as a non-executive director since May 2008 following investment in the Company by  HSBC.  We
would like to thank Mr Marlow for his contribution to the Company over two years.

The Company is listed on AIM (and is also traded through the Plus Market), ticker symbol: KDD.

For further information contact:                     
Kopane Diamond Developments Plc                      Threadneedle Communications
Frank Scolaro, Chairman                              Laurence Read/Beth Harris
James Cable, Finance Director                        +44 (0) 207 653 9850
+44 (0) 20 7963 9590

Matthew Robinson/Ed Frisby
+44 (0) 20 7600 1658

e-mail: [email protected]
website: www.kopanediamonds.com

Kopane Diamond Developments PLC