Continental Gold Announces Appointment of Director

Continental Gold Ltd.

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 12, 2017) - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL) (OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Gottesfeld to the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Gottesfeld is Executive Vice-President and General Counsel of Newmont Mining Corporation ("Newmont"). Newmont completed a US$109 million strategic investment in the Company on May 18, 2017 and, in connection with such investment, acquired the right to designate an individual to be appointed to serve as a director of the Company and serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.