Tigray Announces Annual and Special Meeting Webcast and Conference Call

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire -02/22/12)- Tigray Resources Inc. (TSX-V: TIG.V - News) ("Tigray" or the "Company") will host a webcast and conference call at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders in Vancouver on Monday, February 27, 2012. The Company's President and CEO Andrew Lee Smith will provide an update on Tigray's exploration activities, which will be immediately followed by a Q&A period.

The meeting will be held at the Tigray office at Suite 3114, Four Bentall Centre, 1055 Dunsmuir Street at 1:00pm PST (4:00pm EST). Shareholders are invited to participate in the meeting via conference call or webcast. The webcast will also be archived on the Tigray website.

Webcast: www.meetview.com/tigrayagm

North American toll free: 1-866-500-7713

Local/International: 416-849-2692

The Q&A will be open for submissions from participants online and by phone, but these mediums will not be available for voting purposes. Registered shareholders who are unable to attend the meeting in person must complete and return their form of proxy.

About Tigray

Tigray is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on advancing early-stage mineral projects in Ethiopia. Tigray's key property is the 70%-owned Harvest polymetallic VMS exploration project, which covers 362 square kilometres in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, 600 kilometres north-northwest of the capital city of Addis Ababa. The Company recently entered into an agreement to acquire the Harvest North properties, which cover 795 square kilometres immediately adjacent north and west of the Harvest project. Tigray is well financed, with $4 million in cash and no debt. The Company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TIG.

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Andrew Lee Smith, P.Geo., President, CEO and Director

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "forecast", "project", "budget", "schedule", "may", "will", "could", "might", "should" or variations of such words or similar words or expressions. Forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions that have been made by the Company as at the date of such information and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: risks associated with mineral exploration and development; metal and mineral prices; availability of capital; accuracy of the Company's projections and estimates; interest and exchange rates; competition; stock price fluctuations; availability of drilling equipment and access; actual results of current exploration activities; government regulation; political or economic developments; environmental risks; insurance risks; capital expenditures; operating or technical difficulties in connection with development activities; personnel relations; the speculative nature of strategic metal exploration and development including the risks of diminishing quantities of grades of reserves; contests over title to properties; and changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, as well as those risk factors set out in the Company's listing application dated August 18, 2011.

Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions management believes to be reasonable, including but not limited to the price of gold; the demand for gold; the ability to carry on exploration and development activities; the timely receipt of any required approvals; the ability to obtain qualified personnel, equipment and services in a timely and cost-efficient manner; the ability to operate in a safe, efficient and effective manner; and the regulatory framework regarding environmental matters, and such other assumptions and factors as set out herein. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information that is included herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact:

Tigray Resources Inc.
Meghan Brown
Director Investor Relations
604-488-2557 or 1-866-488-0822
mbrown@tigray.ca
www.tigray.ca

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