VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Sarama Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SWA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Lui Evangelista has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of the Company.

Mr. Evangelista is a Certified Practicing Accountant with thirty years of public company accounting, finance and corporate governance experience. This includes eighteen years in the mining industry, of which nine years has been working at operational and corporate level with companies operating in Francophone Africa. Mr. Evangelista has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.

Mr. Evangelista's appointment comes with the resignation of Mr. Nick Longmire who has been the Company's CFO since 2011 and who is leaving to pursue personal interests.

Sarama's President and CEO, Andrew Dinning, commented:

"We are pleased to have someone of Lui's calibre appointed to the Company's management team. His extensive experience operating in Francophone Africa and wider industry experience will prove invaluable as the Company continues to progress it's assets toward development.

We would also like to thank Mr. Longmire for his tireless contribution over the past five years and wish him well in his future endeavors."

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Contact Information:

For further information on the Company's activities, please contact:

Andrew Dinning
t: +61 (0) 8 9363 7600