Anooraq Announces Appointment of Head of Exploration and Mineral Strategy

Anooraq Announces Appointment of Head of Exploration and Mineral Strategy

Anooraq Resources Corporation announces that Bava Reddy has been appointed as Executive Exploration and Mineral Strategy for the Company.

Bava Reddy is a geologist with more than 13 years geological and mineral resource management experience in the mining industry. Mr. Reddy was appointed Executive Exploration and Mineral Strategy as of October 1, 2008.

Mr. Reddy holds a BSc. (Honours) degree in Geology and Applied Geology obtained from the University of Natal (Durban) and a Graduate Diploma in Engineering (G.D.E) Mining Economics (Mineral Resource Management) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Prior to joining Anooraq, Mr. Reddy held the position of General Manager at the Target Gold Mine (Harmony Gold Mine Limited) and before that he was a Senior Geologist at AngloGold operations in South Africa. He has extensive experience in mine geology, the compilation of Mineral Resource and Reserve Statements and Competent Persons Reports.

Mr. Reddy will bring valuable exploration insight and unique ore reserve management skills to Anooraq gained through his previous management experience at the Target North Exploration Project for Harmony Gold Mine Limited.

Commenting on Mr. Reddy’s appointment, President and CEO Philip Kotze said:

“Bava adds additional depth to the technical team we have been developing at Anooraq in anticipation of our takeover of the Lebowa mine operations and our joint venture projects from Anglo Platinum. He has valuable exploration, development and operational experience on South African ore bodies and mining operations. We welcome him to the Anooraq management team and look forward to his value added contribution in taking our Company forward.”

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