AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS LTD - Directorate Change.
AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS
PO Box 786136
29 Impala Road
Tel +27 11 779 1300
Fax +27 11 779 1312
ARM ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF FORMER PRESIDENT MR. J.A. CHISSANO TO THE
COMPANY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Johannesburg, Thursday 21 April 2005
African Rainbow Minerals Limited ("ARM") (JSE : "ARI" LSE : "AGM") today
announced the appointment of (the former president of Mozambique) Mr. Joaquim
Chissano as a non-executive director to the companies Board of Directors.
Mr. Chissano's appointment is effective from 22 April 2005.
"ARM is a growth company with tremendous opportunities in both South Africa and
the rest of Africa. We are therefore honoured to welcome Mr. Chissano to the
ARM Board," commented Patrice Motsepe, Executive Chairman of ARM.
"Mr. Chissano played an extremely important role in the history of South Africa
and in the larger Africa. His knowledge and expertise in dealing with complex
matters will add huge value to the ARM Board," he continued.
Aside from the fact that Mr. Chissano is a long term friend of South Africa, he
is also very passionate about the development of Africa. We see these qualities
very much aligned with the ARM strategy," concluded Patrice.
For release on
Thursday 21 April 2005
For further details contact:
Executive Corporate Development
on +27(0)82 570 5064
on +27(0)83 380 6614
African Rainbow Minerals Limited
Tel: +27(0)11 779 1300
Fax: +27(0)11 779 1312
JSE : ARI
LSE : AGM
Disclaimer: This document includes certain information that is based on
management's reasonable expectations and assumptions. These "forward-looking
statements" include, but are not limited to, statements regarding estimates,
intentions and beliefs, as well as anticipated future production, mine life,
market conditions and costs. While management has prepared this information
using the best of their experience and judgment, and in all good faith, there
are risks and uncertainties involved which could cause results to differ from
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to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically and
legally extract or produce. We may use certain terms in this quarterly review,
such as "resources", that the SEC guidelines strictly prohibit us from
including in our filings with the SEC. U.S. Investors are urged to consider
closely the disclosure in our public filings with the SEC available from us at
African Rainbow Minerals LimitedPO Box 786136, Sandton, 2146, South Africa.
Attention: Mr. Name Surname, Commercial Director. You can also obtain these
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