SOURCE: Southern African Resources PLC

April 21, 2005 11:04 ET

SOUTHERN AFRICAN RESOURCES PLC ANNOUNCES NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS

London -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 21, 2005 --

Southern African Resources Plc
Ticker: SFU
Index: AIM
Sector: Exploration

NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS

The Company is today posting a notice to shareholders convening an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company to be held at the Company's offices at 27 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, United Kingdom on Wednesday 25 May 2005 at 11: 30a.m. for the purpose of considering a resolution to change the name of the Company to African Platinum Plc, as announced on 7 April 2005.

The Directors of the Company consider it to be in the best interests of the Company to change its name to African Platinum Plc to give the Company a more clearly descriptive identity ahead of its planned secondary listing on the American Stock Exchange, the purpose of which is to facilitate further investment by North American investors.

A newsletter has also been posted with the notice and is available on the website: www.sar-plc.com.

21 April 2005

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