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Results of Harmony’s general meeting of the shareholders

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
ISIN: ZAE000015228
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” and/or “the Company”)

Results of Harmony’s general meeting of the shareholders

Johannesburg, Thursday, 1 February 2018. Harmony Gold Mining Company
Limited (‘Harmony’ or ‘the Company’) advises shareholders that, at
Harmony’s general meeting of the shareholders held today, the requisite
majority of shareholders approved all the ordinary and special
resolutions, as set out in the notice of general meeting forming part
of the Company’s circular to Harmony shareholders, in connection with
amongst others, the approval of implementation of the Acquisition(by
Harmony of the Moab Khotsong and Great Noligwa mining operations and
related infrastructure from AngloGold Ashanti) as a Category 1
transaction in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements.

There were 444 729 242 ordinary shares in issue as at the date of the
shareholder general meeting.

The voting results of the resolutions were as follows:


Ordinary          Approval of implementation of the Acquisition as a
resolution 1:     Category 1 transaction

                                                            Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                abstained (%
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                               shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                            issue)
         99.66%          0.34%   378,385,466         85.08%         0.23%


Ordinary          Approval of specific authority to issue the ESOP
resolution 2:     Trust Shares to the ESOP Trust

                                                            Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                abstained (%
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                               shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                            issue)
         99.39%          0.61%   378,372,719         85.08%         0.23%
                  Approval of specific authority to issue the: (i)
Ordinary
                  Harmony Community Trust Subscription Shares to the
resolution 3:
                  Harmony Community Trust; and (ii) Conversion Shares

                                                            Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                abstained (%
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                               shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                            issue)
         99.55%          0.45%   377,572,847         84.90%         0.41%


Ordinary
                Waiver of pre-emptive rights in respect of ESOP Trust
resolution 4:
                Share Issue and Harmony Community Trust Share Issue
                                                         Shares
                Shares voted Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                             abstained (%
                against (%    shares       voted (% of
for (% total                                             of total
                total shares voted         total shares
shares voted)                                            shares in
                voted)        (number)     in issue)
                                                         issue)
         99.42%        0.58% 377,647,628          84.92%         0.39%


Ordinary
                  General Authorisation
resolution 6:

                                                             Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                 abstained (%
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                 of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                                shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                             issue)
         99.41%          0.59%   378,328,149          85.07%        0.24%


                  Conversion of the authorised Ordinary Shares of the
Special
                  Company from par value to no par value Ordinary
resolution 1:
                  Shares

                                                             Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                 abstained
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                 (% of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                                shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                             issue)
         99.23%          0.77%   377,933,037          84.98%        0.33%
Special
                  Creation of a new class of Preference Shares
resolution 2:

                                                             Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                 abstained
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                 (% of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                                shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                             issue)
         98.78%          1.22%   378,726,842          85.16%        0.15%


Special           Approval of the amendments to the Company’s
resolution 3:     memorandum of incorporation

                                                             Shares
                  Shares voted   Total         Total shares
Shares voted                                                 abstained
                  against (%     shares        voted (% of
for (% total                                                 (% of total
                  total shares   voted         total shares
shares voted)                                                shares in
                  voted)         (number)      in issue)
                                                             issue)
         99.36%          0.64%   377,444,609          84.87%        0.44%


Special         Approval of specific authority to repurchase the
resolution 4:   Harmony Community Trust Shares pursuant to the
                exercise of the Harmony Community Trust Call Option
                              Total
                              shares                      Shares
Shares voted    Shares voted voted         Total shares   abstained
for (% total    against (%    (number)     voted (% of    (% of total
shares voted)   total shares               total shares   shares in
                voted)                     in issue)      issue)
         99.54%        0.46% 377,902,738           84.97%        0.33%




ends.

For more details contact:

Riana Bisschoff
Company Secretary
+27(0)83 629 4706

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 February 2018

Sponsor:
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited

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