SENS

12-05-2005

Tongaat-Hulett Purchase of shares by directors


The Tongaat-Hulett Group Limited
(Registration number 1892/000610/06)
Share code: TNT
Issuer Code: THGL
ISIN ZAE000007449
("Tongaat-Hulett" or "the Group")

PURCHASE OF SHARES BY DIRECTORS IN TERMS OF THE DEFERRED BONUS PLAN

Executive directors purchased shares in the Group in terms of the deferred bonus plan. The shares have been purchased in the market utilising a specified portion of their annual bonus. These shares are held in trust and are pledged until the three year vesting date whereafter the company would make an equal matching award. The shares purchased, at an average cost of R57.76, are as follows:

P H Staude 10 081 shares
B G Dunlop 4 210 shares
A Fourie 3 314 shares
G R Hibbert 3 310 shares
G P N Kruger 3 852 shares
M H Munro 3 204 shares
S J Saunders 3 982 shares
M Serfontein 3 141 shares

The purchases have been made in accordance with, and the matching awards are subject to, the rules of the deferred bonus plan, as approved by shareholders at the annual general meeting held on 26 April 2005.

Approval for the individual allocations and clearance to transact has been given.

12 May 2005
Tongaat

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