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Jan 09, 2009 - 15:36 PM ET

Lucara Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 9, 2009) - Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:LUC) is pleased to announce that at its Annual General Meeting held on January 9, 2009 in Vancouver, Canada, shareholders voted unanimously in favour of and passed all ordinary resolutions presented at the Meeting including, but not limited to, electing Messrs. Lukas Lundin, Paul Conibear, Brian Edgar and A. Murray Sinclair and Ms. Sophia Shane as directors of the Corporation to hold office until the next Annual General Meeting or until their successors are elected or appointed.

Lucara's directors appointed the following officers for the ensuing year:

Lukas Lundin, President and CEO

William Lamb, General Manager

Susan Neale, Chief Financial Officer

Bryn Paskalidis, Corporate Secretary

On Behalf of the Board,

Lukas H. Lundin, President

Forward-looking statements: This press release contains statements about expected or anticipated future events and financial results that are forward-looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, such as general economic, market and business conditions, the regulatory process and actions, technical issues, new legislation, competitive and general economic factors and conditions, the uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans, the occurrence of unexpected events and management's capacity to execute and implement its future plans. Actual results may differ materially from those projected by management.

Lucara Diamond Corp.
Sophia Shane
Corporate Development
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