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Resignation of Chief Financial Officer and Director

24 November 2009

November 24, 2009, Vancouver, BC ― Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV:ARQ; NYSE Amex:ANO; JSE:ARQ) announces that the board of Anooraq (the "board") has received and accepted the resignation of Mr. Iemrahn Hassen as chief financial officer and director of the Company with effect from Monday, November 23, 2009.

Mr. Hassen has resigned from the Company to pursue other business interests. The board extends its appreciation to Mr. Hassen for his contribution to the Company and wishes him success in his future business endeavours.

The appointment of a new chief financial officer is currently being considered by the board and will be communicated to shareholders in due course. Appointment of an interim chief financial officer will be announced shortly.

For further information on Anooraq and its South African properties, please visit our website or call investor services in South Africa at +27 11 883 0831 or in North America at 1 800 667 2114.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Philip Kotze
President and CEO