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Sep 30, 2008

Africa Oil Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2008) - Africa Oil Corp. ("Africa Oil" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:AOI)reports that an insider of the Company has agreed to provide a loan to Africa Oil in the amount of Cdn $2 million. In addition, an arm's length third party has agreed to provide a loan to Africa Oil in the amount of Cdn $1 million. Both loans are at an interest rate of prime plus 2% and will be used for short term working capital purposes. Both loans have an initial term of 6 months and may be re-paid in part or full at anytime without penalty. Pursuant to the loan agreements, the lenders will collectively receive bonus payments of shares of Africa Oil totaling 160,428 common shares, subject to regulatory approval. These shares will be subject to a four month and one day hold period.

The above mentioned loans are in addition to the Cdn $4 million loan announced on September 8, 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Rick Schmitt, President and CEO



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Africa Oil Corp.
Sophia Shane
Corporate Development
(604) 689-7842
(604) 689-4250 (FAX)
Email: africaoilcorp@namdo.com
Website: www.africaoilcorp.com