Eastern Platinum Limited
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Eastern Platinum Limited

June 11, 2009 02:00 ET

Zwelakhe Sisulu Appointed as Director of Eastplats

FOR:  EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED

TSX, AIM SYMBOL:  ELR
JSE SYMBOL:  EPS

June 11, 2009

Zwelakhe Sisulu Appointed as Director of Eastplats

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Mr. Ian Rozier, President and CEO of
Eastern Platinum Limited (TSX:ELR)(AIM:ELR)(JSE:EPS) ("Eastplats" or the "Company") is pleased to
announce that the Company's shareholders approved all of the resolutions put forward at the Annual
General Meeting on June 3, 2009 which included the appointment of Mr. Zwelakhe Sisulu as a director of
Eastplats.

Mr. Sisulu, 58, is a former Chairman of New Africa Investments Limited (NAIL) and currently Chairman
of Dirleton Minerals and Energy (Pty) Ltd. Mr Sisulu is a prominent businessman involved in South
Africa's media, telecoms, agri-business, manufacturing and energy sectors, as well as in the minerals
sector through his shareholding in Savannah Resources, which has an approximate 20% shareholding in
Aquarius Platinum Limited. Mr. Sisulu also controls Gubevu Consortium Investment, the Company's Black
Economic Empowerment ("BEE") partner in Barplats Investments Ltd. which holds the Crocodile River Mine
and the Kennedy's Vale Project, and Afriminerals (Proprietary) Limited, the Company's BEE partner in
the Spitzkop Project. Mr. Sisulu graduated from the Nieman Fellowship Program for journalism at
Harvard University in 1985.

"We are delighted to have Mr. Sisulu joining the board of Eastplats. He brings an outstanding
combination of knowledge and experience to the Company and having his expertise on the board will be a
great asset to the Company's growth and development going forward," stated Ian Rozier.

There are no further disclosures required under Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

Total shares issued and outstanding - 680,557,369

Certain statements included herein constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
applicable Canadian securities legislation. These forward-looking statements are based on certain
assumptions by Eastplats and as such are not a guarantee of future performance. Actual results could
differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements due to factors
such as general economic and market conditions, increased costs of production and a decline in metal
prices. Eastplats is under no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable laws.



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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Eastern Platinum Limited
Ian Rozier
President & C.E.O.
+1-604-685-6851
+1-604-685-6493 (FAX)
info@eastplats.com
www.eastplats.com

OR

NOMAD - Canaccord Adams Limited
Ryan Gaffney
+44 20 7050 6500
Ryan.Gaffney@CanaccordAdams.com

OR

JSE SPONSOR - PSG Capital (Pty) Limited
Anje Gregory
+27 21 887 9602
anjeg@psgcapital.com

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the
information contained herein.

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