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Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

DRDGOLD is pleases to announce that, with effect from Thursday 01 November 2007, Edmund Jeneker has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

In compliance with Rule 3.59 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, DRDGOLD is pleases to announce that, with effect from Thursday 01 November 2007, Edmund Jeneker has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Mr Jeneker trained as an accountant and over the past 10 years he has specialized in Business Strategy and General Management.

He currently holds the position of General Manager, Western Cape Province at ABSA Bank Limited (“ABSA”). His experience and achievements include the following:

  • Western Cape Regional Manager at Deloitte & Touche responsible for international trade and investments in the tax division;
  • Head of World Bank Competitiveness Fund in the Western & Eastern Cape;
  • Financial Controller at SwissRe South Africa;
  • Member of the Board of the Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum;
  • Leader of the strategy for integrating Barclays Bank Limited and ABSA in the Northern Cape;
  • Best ABSA General Manager, Retail Bank, 2006;
  • Black Management Forum (Northern Cape) Manager of the Year, 2006;
  • Finalist, Black Management Forum, National Manager of the Year, 2006.

Randburg
01 November 2007

Sponsor: BDO QuestCo

Queries:

South Africa
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North America
Investor and Media Relations
Barbara Cano, Breakstone Group International
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United Kingdom/Europe
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For more information, please visit www.drdgold.com

Disclaimer:

Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, among others, adverse changes or uncertainties in general economic conditions in the markets we serve, a drop in the gold price, a continuing strengthening of the rand against the dollar, regulatory developments adverse to DRDGOLD or difficulties in maintaining necessary licences or other governmental approvals, changes in DRDGOLD’s competitive position, changes in business strategy, any major disruption in production at key facilities or adverse changes in foreign exchange rates and various other factors.

These risks include, without limitation, those described in the section entitled "Risk Factors" included in our annual report for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2006, which we filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on 22 December 2006 on Form 20-F. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date thereof. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this report or to the occurrence of unanticipated events.