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2016-05-13

LUCARA DIAMOND: VOTING RESULTS OF LUCARA ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING

G RESULTS OF LUCARA ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING

May 12, 2016 (LUC – TSX, LUC – BSE, LUC – Nasdaq Stockholm) Lucara Diamond
Corp. (“Lucara” or the “Company”) announces that all of the nominees proposed
as directors and listed in its management proxy circular dated April 7, 2016
were elected as directors at its Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders
held in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 12, 2016, the results being as
follows:

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
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Richard Clark 170,048,432 99.93 121,099 0.07
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Paul Conibear 169,246,467 99.46 923,064 0.54
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Brian Edgar 167,912,100 98.67 2,257,431 1.33
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Marie Inkster 170,107,989 99.96 61,542 0.04
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William Lamb 167,301,865 98.31 2,867,666 1.69
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Lukas Lundin 164,477,609 96.71 5,591,922 3.29
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Eira Thomas 169,164,433 99.41 1,005,098 0.59
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The results of the other items of business voted on at the Annual and Special
Meeting of the shareholders of the Company are:

Appointment of Auditors
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, was appointed as auditor of
the Company for the ensuing year at a remuneration to be determined by the
board of directors of the Company. Results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
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172,127,986 99.89 183,844 0.11
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Approval of Unallocated Options - Stock Option Plan
Unallocated options under the Company’s Stock Option Plan were approved for
granting until May 12, 2019. Results of the vote were as follows:

Votes For % For Votes Against % Against
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155,466,851 91.36 14,702,680 8.64
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On behalf of the Board,

William Lamb

President and CEO

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For further information, please contact:

Sophia Shane, Corporate Development +1 (604) 689-7842,
sophias@namdo.com

Sweden: Robert Eriksson, Investor Relations +46 701-112615, reriksson@rive6.ch

UK: Louise Mason, Asabe Communications +44 78 5059 3445,
louise@asabecommunications.com

About Lucara

Lucara is a well positioned diamond producer. The Company has an experienced
board and management team with extensive diamond development and operations
expertise. The Company’s main producing asset is the 100% owned Karowe Mine in
Botswana. The Company also conducts exploration activities and holds two
precious stone prospecting licenses close to its Karowe mine.

The information in this release is accurate at the time of distribution but may
be superseded or qualified by subsequent news releases.

-- The information in this release is subject to the disclosure requirements
of Lucara Diamond Corp. under the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the
Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This information was publicly
communicated on May 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain of the statements made and contained herein and elsewhere constitute
forward-looking statements as defined in applicable securities laws. Generally,
these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of
forward-looking terminology such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “believes”,
“intends”, “estimates”, “potential”, “possible” and similar expressions, or
statements that events, conditions or results “will”, “may”, “could” or
“should” occur or achieved.

Forward looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of
management as of the date such statements are made, and they are subject to a
number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may
cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be
materially different from any future results, performance or achievement
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company believes
that expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable
but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct
and such forward-looking information included herein should not be unduly
relied upon. In particular, this release may contain forward looking
information pertaining to the following: the estimates of the Company’s mineral
reserves and resources; estimates of the Company’s production and sales volumes
for the Karowe Mine; estimated costs for capital expenditures related to the
Karowe Mine, start-up, exploration and development plans and objectives,
production costs, exploration and development expenditures and reclamation
costs; expectation of diamond price and changes to foreign currency exchange
rate; expectations regarding the need to raise capital; possible impacts of
disputes or litigation and other risks and uncertainties describe under “Risks
and Uncertainties” as disclosed in the Company’s most recent Annual Information
Form.

There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as
the Company’s results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in this forward-looking information as a result of those factors
discussed in or referred to under the heading “Risk and Uncertainties” in the
Company’s most recent Annual Information Form available at
http://www.sedar.com, as well as changes in general business and economic
conditions, changes in interest and foreign currency rates, the supply and
demand for, deliveries of and the level and volatility of prices of rough
diamonds, costs and availability of power and diesel, acts of foreign
governments and the outcome of legal proceedings, inaccurate geological and
recoverability assumptions (including with respect to the size, grade and
recoverability of mineral reserves and resources), and unanticipated
operational difficulties (including failure of plant, equipment or processes to
operate in accordance with specifications or expectations, cost escalations,
unavailability of materials and equipment, government action or delays in the
receipt of government approvals, industrial disturbances or other job actions,
adverse weather conditions, and unanticipated events relating to health safety
and environmental matters).

Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date the statements were
made, and the Company does not assume any obligations to update or revise them
to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

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