Appointment of alternate director

Shareholders of Northam are advised that Mr Atul Kumar Gupta has been appointed as alternate director to the chairman, Mr P L (Lazarus) Zim, effective 27 February 2009.

Mr Gupta is chairman and managing director of Sahara Holdings (Proprietary) Limited and is a member of the Afripalm Resources (Proprietary) Limited board of directors.

Johannesburg
3 March 2009

Sponsor:

Barnard Jacobs Mellet Corporate Finance (Pty) Limited