AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Result of AGM

African Barrick Gold plc ("ABG" or the "Company")                
                      Registration number 7123187                           


               Results of voting at 2013 annual general meeting                

19 April 2013

The Annual General Meeting of ABG was held on 18 April 2013. As at the date of
the annual general meeting, the total number of issued Ordinary Shares was
410,085,499. Therefore, the total number of votes exercisable at the meeting
was 410,085,499. The full text of the resolutions proposed at the annual
general meeting was set out in the notice of annual general meeting dated 18
March 2013.

All resolutions at the meeting were put to ABG's shareholders on a poll. The
total number of votes validly cast at the meeting was 369,292,745.

The final voting figures of the poll as certified by the scrutineers,
Computershare Investor Services PLC, were as follows:
                       Total votes For (*)     %      Against(*) %     Vote     


                     cast                                            
withheld(* 
                                                                   *)        
                                                                               
Ordinary Resolutions                                                             
                                                                               
Approval of the        369,292,745 369,224,715  99.98     68,030  0.02        
685
audited annual                                                                   
accounts for the                                                                 
Company for the                                                                  
financial year ended                                                             
31 December 2012,                                                                
together with the                                                                
Directors' Report and                                                            
the Auditors' Reports.                                                           
                                                                               
Approval of the        369,244,491 306,288,212  82.95 62,956,279 17.05     
48,939
Directors'                                                                       
Remuneration Report                                                              
for the financial year                                                           
ended 31 December                                                                
2012.                                                                            
                                                                               
Declaration and        369,293,145 369,293,145 100.00          0  0.00        
285
approval of a final                                                              
dividend of US12.3                                                               
cents per Ordinary                                                               
Share, for the year                                                              
ended 31 December                                                                
2012.                                                                            
                                                                               
Election of Kelvin     369,293,045 367,338,085  99.47  1,954,960  0.53        
385
Dushnisky as a                                                                   
Director                                                                         
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of Gregory    369,292,045 368,900,217  99.89    391,828  0.11      
1,385
("Greg") Hawkins as a                                                            
Director (executive)                                                             
of the Company.                                                                  
                                                                               
Election of Ambassador 369,292,045 369,144,358  99.96    147,687  0.04      
1,385
Mwapachu as a Director                                                           
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of Andre      369,292,045 366,495,142  99.24  2,796,903  0.76      
1,385
Falzon as a Director                                                             
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of Stephen    369,292,045 368,800,223  99.87    491,822  0.13      
1,385
Galbraith as a                                                                   
Director                                                                         
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of David      369,292,045 366,580,636  99.27  2,711,409  0.73      
1,385
Hodgson as a Director                                                            
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of Michael    369,241,847 362,739,692  98.24  6,502,155  1.76     
51,583
Kenyon as a Director                                                             
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Election of Richard    369,291,045 368,393,723  99.76    897,322  0.24      
2,385
("Rick") McCreary as a                                                           
Director                                                                         
(non-executive) of the                                                           
Company.                                                                         
                                                                               
Re-appointment of      369,247,251 369,209,935  99.99     37,316  0.01     
46,179
PricewaterhouseCoopers                                                           
LLP as auditors of the                                                           
Company (the                                                                     
"Auditors") to hold                                                              
office until the                                                                 
conclusion of the next                                                           
general meeting of the                                                           
Company at which the                                                             
accounts are laid                                                                
before the Company.                                                              
                                                                               
Grant of authorisation 369,292,945 369,010,868  99.92    282,077  0.08        
485
to the audit committee                                                           
of the Company to                                                                
agree the remuneration                                                           
of the Auditors.                                                                 
                                                                               
Grant of authority to  368,468,770 367,955,188  99.86    513,582  0.14    
824,660
the Directors,                                                                   
generally and                                                                    
unconditionally                                                                  
pursuant to Section                                                              
551 of the Companies                                                             
Act 2006 (the "Act")                                                             
to exercise all powers                                                           
of the Company to                                                                
allot shares in the                                                              
Company or to grant                                                              
rights to subscribe                                                              
for or to convert any                                                            
security into shares                                                             
in the Company up to                                                             
an aggregate nominal                                                             
amount of £13,532,821,                                                          
and up to a further                                                              
nominal amount of £                                                             
13,532,821 in                                                                    
connection with a                                                                
rights issue, provided                                                           
that this authority                                                              
shall expire on the                                                              
date of the Company's                                                            
next annual general                                                              
meeting or 30 June                                                               
2014, whichever is                                                               
earlier.                                                                         
                                                                               
Special resolutions                                                              
                                                                               
Grant of authority to  369,290,145 369,273,209 100.00     16,936  0.00      
3,285
the Directors of the                                                             
Company pursuant to                                                              
Section 570 of the Act                                                           
to allot equity                                                                  
securities (within the                                                           
meaning of Section 560                                                           
of the Act) wholly for                                                           
cash as if Section 561                                                           
(1) of the Act did not                                                           
apply (a) in                                                                     
connection with a                                                                
pre-emptive offer or                                                             
rights issue or (b)                                                              
otherwise up to an                                                               
aggregate nominal                                                                
value of £2,050,427.                                                            
This authority shall                                                             
expire on the date of                                                            
the Company's next                                                               
annual general                                                                   
meeting, or 30 June                                                              
2014, whichever is                                                               
earlier.                                                                         
                                                                               
Grant of authority to  369,048,404 368,698,118  99.91    350,286  0.09    
245,026
the Company for the                                                              
purpose of Section 701                                                           
of the Act to make                                                               
market purchases (as                                                             
defined in Section 693                                                           
(4) of that Act) of                                                              
Ordinary Shares each                                                             
in the capital of the                                                            
Company, subject to                                                              
satisfying certain                                                               
conditions and                                                                   
provided that the                                                                
authority shall expire                                                           
at the conclusion of                                                             
the Company's next                                                               
annual general                                                                   
meeting, or 30 June                                                              
2014, whichever is                                                               
earlier.                                                                         
                                                                               
Grant of authority to  369,291,145 355,514,167  96.27 13,776,978  3.73      
2,285
the Company to call a                                                            
general meeting other                                                            
than an annual general                                                           
meeting on not less                                                              
than 14 clear days'                                                              
notice, provided that                                                            
facilities are                                                                   
available to                                                                     
shareholders to vote                                                             
by electronic means                                                              
for meetings called at                                                           
such notice.                                                                     
(*) Includes discretionary votes
(**) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation
of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution. 
ENQUIRIES 
For further information contact: 
African Barrick Gold plc                                   +44 (0)207 129 7150  
                                                                           
Andrew Wray, Head of Corporate Development & Investor                          
Relations                                                                       
                                                                           
Giles Blackham, Investor Relations Manager                 +44 (0)20 7251 3801  
                                                                            
                                                                           
RLM Finsbury                                                                    
                                                                           
Faeth Birch                                                                     
                                                                           
Charles Chichester                                                              
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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