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Anooraq appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer

2 December 2009

Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ; AMEX: ANO; JSE: ARQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of De Wet Schutte as interim Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 1 December 2009.

De Wet is a qualified chartered accountant, with some 11 years' experience in the mining and industrial sectors. He has previously held executive positions at Renova Investments, Harmony Gold Mining Ltd. and Mittal Steel, with responsibilities covering corporate transactions, project development and financial reporting in a listed environment.

Anooraq's Chief Executive Officer, Philip Kotze, said, "De Wet brings a wealth of industry experience to the position, and we look forward to working with him at Anooraq."

For further information, please contact:

Anooraq Resources

Joel Kesler
Executive: Corporate and Business Development
Office: +27 11 779 6800
Mobile: +27 82 454 5556

Russell and Associates

Charmane Russell / Nicola Taylor
Office: +27 11 880 3924
Mobile: +27 82 372 5816 / +27 82 927 8957