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Galane Gold Ltd. Amends Terms of Promissory Note Issued to IAMGOLD Corporation

July 22, 2013

TORONTO, Jul. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Galane Gold Ltd. ("Galane Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GG) today announced that the Company has entered into an amending agreement with IAMGOLD Corporation amending the terms of the promissory note issued to IAMGOLD in August 2011 (the "Note"). The initial principal amount payable under the Note was US$3,800,000, of which approximately US$2,533,333remains outstanding. Pursuant to the agreement, payments of principal under the Note in the amount of US$1,266,667 scheduled for each of August 30, 2013 and February 28, 2014 have been extended by one year to August 30, 2014 and February 28, 2015, respectively. In addition, the next interest payment date under the Note has been extended to August 30, 2014.

Philip Condon, CEO, added: "Given the current reduced gold price and gold price volatility we have put into place a number of proactive initiatives to decrease viability risk to our business. One of these initiatives is the amendment of the promissory note issued toIAMGOLD. We very much appreciate the ongoing support of IAMGOLD to the benefit of all shareholders."

About Galane Gold

Galane Gold is an un-hedged gold producer and explorer with mining operations and exploration tenements in BotswanaGalane Gold is a public company and its shares are quoted on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol GG. Galane Gold's management team is comprised of senior mining professionals with extensive experience in managing mining and processing operations and large-scale exploration programmes. Galane Gold is committed to operating at world-class standards and is focused on the safety of its employees, respecting the environment, and contributing to the communities in which it operates.

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