ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED: Withdrawal of resolution & new General Meeting

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED: Withdrawal of resolution & new General Meeting
AngloGold Ashanti Limited 
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa \ Reg. No. 1944/017354/06) 
ISIN No. ZAE000043485 - JSE share code: ANG \ CUSIP: 035128206 - NYSE share
code: AU 
Website: www.anglogoldashanti.com 
News Release 
20 February 2013 
WITHDRAWAL OF SPECIAL RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A NEW MEMORANDUM OF INCORPORATION AND
ISSUE OF NEW CIRCULAR CONVENING A GENERAL MEETING 
AngloGold Ashanti sent a circular to shareholders on 8 February 2013 regarding,
amongst other things, the approval of a new Memorandum of Incorporation ("the
New MOI") for AngloGold Ashanti in order to harmonise AngloGold Ashanti's
Memorandum of Incorporation with the provisions of the new Companies Act, 2008
("the Circular"). 
After sending the Circular, and upon receiving comments from shareholders, it
has been decided to amend the New MOI to make provision for the retirement by
rotation of all directors, not only non-executive directors, as is provided for
in the current draft of the New MOI that was included in the Circular. Because
it is too late to amend the New MOI before the shareholders meeting of 11 March
2013, it has been decided to withdraw the special resolution for the adoption
of the new MOI and to reconvene a shareholders meeting for the adoption of the
New MOI, which has been amended to provide for the retirement by rotation of
all of the directors. 
Accordingly AngloGold Ashanti shareholders are hereby advised that special
resolution number 1 included in the notice convening a general meeting of
AngloGold Ashanti shareholders, which was included in the Circular, is hereby
withdrawn and will not be proposed at the shareholders meeting to be held at
11:00 am on 11 March 2013. 
The Circular also related to the approval of amendments to the rules of the
AngloGold Ashanti Limited Bonus Share Plan 2005 and the AngloGold Ashanti
Limited Long Term Incentive Plan 2005. The resolutions for the approval of
these plans will still be considered and, if deemed fit, passed, with or
without modification at the shareholders meeting to be held at 11:00 South
African time on Monday, 11 March 2013. Proxy forms and voting instruction forms
included in the Circular can still be used at the meeting to be held at 11:00
south African time on Monday, 11 March 2013. 
In regard to the adoption of the New MOI which has been amended to make
provision for the retirement by rotation of all the directors, a circular,
including a notice convening a further general meeting to be held on Wednesday,
27 March 2013 at 11:00 South African time, in The Auditorium, 76 Jeppe Street,
Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa will be posted to shareholders on or about
Friday, 22 February 2013. The record date for participation and voting at the
meeting is Friday, 22 March 2013. 
Shareholders will be asked to grant approval for a new Memorandum of
Incorporation for AngloGold Ashanti. 
The Circular, incorporating the New MOI, the notice of the general meeting,
including proxy and voting instruction forms will be available on the company's
website from 22 February under INVESTORS AND MEDIA. 
SPONSOR: UBS South Africa (Pty) Limited 
ENDS 
Contacts 
Media                    Tel:                      E-mail:                       
                                                                               
Alan Fine                +27-11 637- 6383 / +27    afine@anglogoldashanti.com    
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Chris Nthite             +27 (0) 11 637 6388/+27   cnthite@anglogoldashanti.com  
                       (0) 83 301 2481                                         
                                                                               
Stewart Bailey           +1 646 338 4337/ +1 212   sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com  


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General inquiries        +27 11 637 6031           media@anglogoldashanti.com    
                                                                               
Investors                                                                        
                                                                               
Stewart Bailey           +1 646 338 4337/ +1 212   sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com  


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Sabrina Brockman (US &   +1 (212) 858 7702 / +1    
sbrockman@anglogoldashanti.com
Canada)                  646 379 2555                                            
                                                                               
Mike Bedford (UK &       +44 779 497 7881 / +44    
mbedford@anglogoldashanti.com 
Europe)                  1225 93 8483                                            
                                                                               
General inquiries        +27 11 637 6059           
investors@anglogoldashanti.com 
                                                                             
Certain statements made in this communication, other than statements of
historical fact, including, without limitation, those concerning the economic
outlook for the gold mining industry, expectations regarding gold prices,
production, cash costs and other operating results, return on shareholders'
equity, productivity improvements, growth prospects and outlook of AngloGold
Ashanti's operations, individually or in the aggregate, including the
achievement of project milestones, the completion and commencement of
commercial operations of certain of AngloGold Ashanti's exploration and
production projects and the completion of acquisitions and dispositions,
AngloGold Ashanti's liquidity and capital resources and capital expenditures
and the outcome and consequence of any potential or pending litigation or
regulatory proceedings or environmental issues, are forward-looking statements
or forecasts regarding AngloGold Ashanti's operations, economic performance and
financial condition. These forward-looking statements or forecasts involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause
AngloGold Ashanti's actual results, performance or achievements to differ
materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed
or implied in these forward-looking statements. Although AngloGold Ashanti
believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and
forecasts are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will
prove to have been correct. Accordingly, results could differ materially from
those set out in the forward-looking statements as a result of, among other
factors, changes in economic, social, political and market conditions, success
of business and operating initiatives, changes in the regulatory environment
and other government actions including environmental approvals, fluctuations in
gold prices and exchange rates, and business and operational risk management.
For a discussion of certain of these and other factors, refer to AngloGold
Ashanti's annual report for the year ended 31 December 2011, which was
distributed to shareholders on 4 April 2012, the company's 2011 annual report
on Form 20-F, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in
the United States on 23 April 2012 and the prospectus supplement to the
company's prospectus dated 17 July 2012 that was filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission on 25 July 2012. These factors are not necessarily all of
the important factors that could cause AngloGold Ashanti's actual results to
differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Other
unknown or unpredictable factors could also have material adverse effects on
future results. Consequently, stakeholders are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on forward-looking statements. AngloGold Ashanti undertakes no
obligation to update publicly or release any revisions to these forward-looking
statements to reflect events or circumstances after today's date or to reflect
the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by
applicable law.  All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements
attributable to AngloGold Ashanti or any person acting on its behalf are
qualified by the cautionary statements herein. 
This communication may contain certain "Non-GAAP" financial measures. AngloGold
Ashanti utilises certain Non-GAAP performance measures and ratios in managing
its business. Non-GAAP financial measures should be viewed in addition to, and
not as an alternative for, the reported operating results or cash flow from
operations or any other measures of performance prepared in accordance with
IFRS.  In addition, the presentation of these measures may not be comparable to
similarly titled measures other companies may use. AngloGold Ashanti posts
information that is important to investors on the main page of its website at
www.anglogoldashanti.com and under the "Investors" tab on the main page. This
information is updated regularly. Investors should visit this website to obtain
important information about AngloGold Ashanti. 
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