Share Acquisition in NewPlats

Jubilee Receives Approval to Purchase Shares in NewPlats (Tjate) (Pty) Limited


•   Jubilee receives regulatory approval to purchase 49.0% interest in NewPlats.

•   Jubilee increases its beneficial interest in Tjate to 48.72%.

The Company is pleased to announce that the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)
has given its approval for Jubilee to purchase a 49% interest in NewPlats
(Tjate) (Pty) Limited ('NewPlats'), pursuant to the Sale of Shares Agreement
announced 17 July 2007. The SARB approval was the final condition precedent of
the Sale of Shares Agreement. This purchase of interest in NewPlats, who are
shareholders of Tjate Platinum Corporation (Pty) Limited (Tjate), increases
Jubilee's direct and indirect interest in the Tjate Platinum project to 48.72%.
The purchase consideration is by way of issue to NewPlats shareholders of 7 702
291 ordinary shares in Jubilee at a price of ZAR8.91 or 63 pence per ordinary
share and representing 7.34% of the enlarged issued share capital of the
Company. Application will be made to list these shares on the JSE Limited and

The Company also, previously announced 17 July 2007, entered into a Preference
Share Subscription and Sale Agreement ('Agreement') to purchase NewPlats' A
Preference shares by way of issue of new Jubilee shares. This Agreement is
subject to SARB and the Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) approvals, an
application for which has been submitted under section 11 of the Mineral and
Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002. The Company is still waiting for
these approvals.

Colin Bird CEO of Jubilee said, 'In consummating this purchase of an interest in
our economic empowerment partner NewPlats, we have increased our beneficial
interest in the Tjate project and at the same facilitated economic participation
of NewPlats in Jubilee. We believe this transaction enhances value for Jubilee
shareholders and we look forward to working with NewPlats and our other partners
in Tjate to advance the project towards completion of its feasibility study.

For further information please contact:

Colin Bird                                      Louise Goodeve/Justine Howarth
Jubilee Platinum plc                            Parkgreen Communications Ltd
Tel +44 (0) 20 7584 2155                        Tel +44 (0) 20 7851 7480

Andrew Sarosi                                   Jan Bosch / Paul Brett
Jubilee Platinum plc                            Investec Bank (UK) Limited
Tel +44 (0) 1752 221937                         Tel + 44 (0) 20 7597 5000

Notes to editors:

With the conclusion of this transaction, Jubilee owns directly and indirectly
48.72% of Tjate. The Tjate project, which has a converted prospecting right,
comprises of three contiguous farms totaling 5,143 hectares in the eastern
Bushveld: namely Dsjate, Fernkloof and Quartz Hill. The farms are located
adjacent to and down dip of Impala Platinum's operating Marula platinum group
metal (PGM) mine and of Anglo Platinum's developing Twickenham PGM project.
Jubilee has embarked on a bankable feasibility study following the completion of
a positive scoping study of the project (announced 6 June 2007).