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25.11.2008
ANOORAQ RESOURCES CORPORATION: ANOORAQ BOARD APPOINTMENT


ANOORAQ RESOURCES CORPORATION: ANOORAQ BOARD APPOINTMENT

November 21, 2008 Vancouver, BC – Anooraq Resources Corporation (“Anooraq” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ARQ; AMEX: ANO; JSE: ARQ) announces that Fikile Tebogo De Buck has been appointed as an independent, non-executive director to the Board.

Ms De Buck graduated in 1982 with a BA in Economics and Accounting from the University of Swaziland. In 1990, she was awarded the Stuart Crystal Prize for the best accounting student at the Birmingham Polytechnic, the first black student to be awarded this prize. She became a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom in 2002.

Ms De Buck worked for the Botswana Development Corporation Limited (“BDC”) for 14 years, during which time she took responsibility for risk management in foreign exchange, liquidity and interest rates, credit risk analysis and management and funding for loans and equity finance. From 1995 to 1998, she was the Treasurer for the BDC. Ms De Buck joined the Council for Medical Schemes in South Africa in 2000 as head of the Financial Supervision Unit reporting to the Registrar of Medical Schemes. In 2003, she was appointed Chief Operations Officer for the Council with her role expanded to overseeing the Council’s finance and internal information technology divisions. In 2005 her role was further expanded to include the oversight of knowledge management and the accreditation unit. She represented management at the Audit Committee and chaired the Tender Committee and the Risk Management Committee. Ms De Buck resigned from the Council in February 2008.

Philip Kotze, Chief Executive of Anooraq, said “We are delighted that Fikile has agreed to join the board. We look forward to the contribution she will make to the deliberations of the directors from both a financial and risk management perspective.”

Ms De Buck is also a director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited and of Rand Uranium (Pty) Limited.

For further information, please visit our website www.anooraqresources.com or contact Investor Relations in South Africa at 27 11 883-0831 or in North America at 604 684-6365 or Toll free 1 800 667-2114.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Philip Kotze
President and CEO

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

The American Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.


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