18 March 2013 
           African Barrick Gold plc (the "Company" or "ABG")                

                     Notice of Annual General Meeting 2013                     

ABG's annual general meeting for 2013 will be held at Shearman & Sterling LLP,
Broadgate West, 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP on Thursday 18 April 2013 at
2.00pm (UK time).

Shareholders may view the notice for the 2013 Annual General Meeting on ABG's
website (,
together with the accompanying materials. The accompanying materials include
ABG's annual report and accounts for 2012, which will be presented for approval
at the meeting.

For further information regarding the annual general meeting please contact
ABG's Registrars Computershare Investor Services PLC via one of the following
means of communication:

  * Shareholder helpline on 0870 707 1895;
      * By post, at Computershare Investor Services PLC, The Pavillions,
    Bridgewater Road, Bristol, BS99 6ZZ;
      * Online at

This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an
invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or
dispose of any securities of ABG in any jurisdiction. 
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