Directorate: Death of Mr Eric Molobi

It is with deep regret and sadness that Northam records the death on 4 June 2006 of Mr Eric Molobi, who was a director of the company for nearly six years. His wise counsel, astute leadership and positive contribution to the affairs of the company will be sorely missed. The company extends its deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to his wife and family.

Johannesburg
6 June 2006

Marion Brower
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Johannesburg

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