Retirement of group company secretary

30 June 2005

African Rainbow Minerals Limited (“ARM”) (JSE : “ARI” LSE : “AGM”) today announced that in compliance with paragraph 3.59(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Securities Exchange, South Africa, we hereby advise that Mr RH Phillips retires as the Group company secretary of ARM with effect from close of business on 30 June 2005.

For further details contact:
Pieter R�rich
Executive Corporate Development
+27(0) 82 570 5064

Corn� Bobbert
Corporate Development
+27(0) 83 380 6614

This document includes certain information that is based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions. These �forwardlooking 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 info rmation 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 projections.

Cautionary Note to US Investors
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the �SEC�) permits mining companies, in their filings with the SEC, 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 Limited PO Box 786136, Sandton, 2146, South Africa. Attention: Mr. Name Surname, Commercial Director. You can also obtain these filings from the SEC by calling 1800SEC0330.