AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS 
This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.3 
(1)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction
relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to
16, 23 and 24. 
(2)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative
relating the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14,
16, 23 and 24. 
(3)           An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to
a director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes
1 to 3 and 17 to 24. 
(4)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial
instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should
complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24. 


    Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer                2. State whether the notification     
                                        relates to (i) a transaction       
                                        notified in accordance with DTR    
                                        3.1.2 R;                           
                                                                           
                                        (ii) a disclosure made in          
                                        accordance with LR 9.8.6 R(1), or; 
                                                                           
                                        (iii) a disclosure made in         
                                        accordance with section 793 of the 
                                        Companies act (2006)               


                                                                        
AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC             (i)                                 
                                                                       
3. Name of person discharging        4. State whether notification relates  
managerial responsibilities/         to a person connected with a person 
director                             discharging managerial              


                                        responsibilities/director named in 
                                        3 and identify the connected person


                                                                        
BRADLEY GORDON                       N/A                                 
                                                                       
5. Indicate whether the notification 6. Description of shares (including    
is in respect of a holding of the    class), debentures or derivatives   
person referred to in 3 or 4         or financial instruments relating   
above or in respect of a             to shares                           
non-beneficial interest                                                  
                                                                        
N/A                                  N/A                                 
                                                                       
7. Name of registered shareholders   8  State the nature of the transaction 
(s) and, if more than one, the                                           
number of shares held by each of                                         
them                                                                     
                                                                        
N/A                                  N/A                                 


                                                                           
    
    9.  Number of shares, debentures or      10. Percentage of issued class    
    financial instruments relating to        acquired (treasury shares of  
    shares acquired                          that class should not be taken
                                             into account when calculating 
                                             percentage)                   
                                                                           
    N/A                                      N/A                           


                                                                       
11. Number of shares, debentures or      12. Percentage of issued class     


    financial instruments relating to        disposed (treasury shares of  
    shares disposed                          that class should not be taken
                                             into account when calculating 
                                             percentage)                   
                                                                           
    N/A                                      N/A                           


                                                                       
13. Price per share or value of          14. Date and place of transaction  


    transaction                                                            
                                                                           
    N/A                                      N/A                           


                                                                       
15. Total holding following notification 16. Date issuer informed of        


    and total percentage holding             transaction                   
    following notification (any treasury                                   
    shares should not be taken into                                        
    account when calculating percentage)                                   
                                                                           
    N/A                                      N/A                           
                                                                           


If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes 
17  Date of grant                        18. Period during which or date   


                                             on which it can be exercised 
                                                                          
    27 SEPTEMBER 2013                        27 SEPTEMBER 2014 - 27       
                                             SEPTEMBER 2020               


                                                                      
19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant 20. Description of shares or      


    of the option                            debentures involved (class   
                                             and number)                  
                                                                          
    N/A                                      £425,000 WORTH OF OPTIONS TO 
                                             BE CALCULATED AT FAIR MARKET 
                                             VALUE                        


                                                                      
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of  22. Total number of shares or     


    grant) or indication that price is       debentures over which options
    to be fixed at the time of exercise      held following notification  
                                                                          
    £1.6037                                  £425,000 WORTH OF OPTIONS TO 
                                             BE CALCULATED AT FAIR MARKET 
                                             VALUE                        


                                                                      
23. Any additional information           24. Name of contact and telephone 


                                             number for queries           
                                                                          
    N/A                                      KATRINA WHITE 020 7129 7158  
                                                                          


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for   
making notification                                                        
                                                                      
KATRINA WHITE, COMPANY SECRETARY                                           
                                                                      
__________________________________________________________                 
                                                                      
Date of notification 1 OCTOBER 2013                                        
                                                                       

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