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Anooraq announces timing of annual general meeting and clarifies CFO appointment

6 January 2007

Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ; AMEX: ANO; JSE: ARQ) announces that the annual general meeting of shareholders will be held at 14h00 (2 pm Pacific time) on Wednesday June 20, 2007 at Suite 1020, 800 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2V6.

The Company also wishes to advise that, further to the release of May 24, 2007, Mr. Iemrahn Hassen has joined Anooraq as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2007, and may be invited to join the Board at a later date.

Ronald Thiessen
President and CEO

For additional details on Anooraq and its South Africa Properties please visit the Company's website at or contact:

Investor Services
Vancouver, Canada
Phone: (604) 684-6365
Toll free: (within North America) 1-800-667-2114 Investor Relations
Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone: +2711 883 0831 or +2783 745 5834