June 5th 2013, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Simba Energy Inc. (“Simba” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SMB, Frankfurt: GDA, OTCQX: SMBZF), the onshore pan-African oil & gas explorer with assets in Kenya, Guinea and Chad, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Uwem Uko as Senior Geoscientist.

Uwem has over ten year’s international experience in Africa and Europe. He has a mix of both service and operations experience having worked at Exxon, EOGAS, Landmark, Schlumberger and recently Valiant Petroleum Plc.

Uwem has a BSc. Geology from the University of Calabar, Nigeria and in 2006 gained an MSc. in Oil & Gas Engineering at the Robert Gordon University in Scotland.

Hassan Hassan, Managing Director, Operations said, “Uwem’s appointment completes our in-house technical team ahead of our ambitious exploration and development programmes in Kenya, Chad and Guinea.”

Robert Dinning, President & CEO

For further information contact Simba Energy Inc. at 604-641-4450 or visit: www.simbaenergy.ca , or email: info@simbaenergy.ca, or Mark Sommer, Toll Free: 1-855-777-4622. Or;
Financial Public Relations (UK), Lionsgate Communications, Jonathan Charles, jcharles@lionsgatecomms.com , or +44 (0)7791 892509.

We seek safe harbour.

About Simba Energy Inc.

Simba Energy Inc. is a Pan-African oil and gas exploration company with onshore PSCs in Kenya, Guinea and Chad. Simba focuses on onshore oil and gas exploration in areas that are under developed or not previously exploited.

Simba’s objective is to establish itself as a diversified international developer and producer with a growing oil & gas acreage position and significant upside potential.