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Rejection by Mintails of the offer by DRDGOLD to purchase its South African assets and withdrawal of cautionary

22 July 2009

Shareholders are referred to the announcement dated 29 June 2009 which set out information relating to Mintails having conditionally accepted an offer by DRDGOLD, through its 74%-held subsidiary DRDGOLD SA, to acquire all of its South African business assets, excluding its interest in West Wits Mining Limited ("the offer").

The Mintails board has advised DRDGOLD that it has rejected the offer.

Shareholders are advised that, having regard to the disclosures made in this announcement, it is no longer necessary to exercise caution when dealing in DRDGOLD shares.

22 July 2009


Feinsteins (Levy, Feinsteins & Associates Inc)


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