The East African Oil & Energy Exploration Company plc
LSE : EAOP

July 29, 2011 12:11 ET

Total Voting Rights and Shareholder Notifications

29 July 2011

                           THE EAST AFRICAN OIL & ENERGY EXPLORATION COMPANY PLC
                                     ("East African" or "the Company")
                                                     
                             TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS AND SHAREHOLDER NOTIFICATIONS

In accordance with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Board of East African confirms that the
Company now has 61,083,449 shares of 0.8p each in issue carrying voting rights.

The  above  figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will
determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in  East  African
under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

The Company has received notifications of the following interests:

Following a disposal of shares, Peter Parkinson now holds 6,273,500 ordinary shares in the Company totaling
10.27% of the issued share capital of the Company. Julian Green now holds 12,500,000 shares in the Company,
subsequent  to  his notice to convert loan notes into shares (as announced on 20 July),  which  equates  to
20.46% of the issued share capital in the Company.

The Directors of the issuer accept responsibility for this announcement.

ENDS

Contacts:

The East African Oil & Energy Exploration Company plc
Nick Woolard
Tel: 07624 435474

Rivington Street Corporate Finance
Heena Karani
Tel: 0207 562 3393
Heena.karani@rs-cf.com

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