LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) -

16 September 2013                                      AIM:AMA / TSX:AMZ
                            Amara Mining plc
                      ("Amara" or "the Company")

                          DIRECTORS' DEALINGS

Amara Mining plc, the dual AIM and TSX-listed West African focused gold
mining company, announces that Peter Hain, Non-Executive Director, has
acquired ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the Company ("Ordinary

Mr Hain acquired 29,010 Ordinary Shares at 18.80 pence per share.
Following this transaction, Mr Hain and persons connected to him are
interested in 82,372 Ordinary Shares representing approximately 0.05
per cent of the Company's issued ordinary share capital, all of which
are held beneficially.

About Amara Mining plc
Amara is a gold developer-producer with assets in West Africa. The
Company generates cash flow through its Kalsaka gold mine in Burkina
Faso, where the production profile has been enhanced by the acquisition
of the neighbouring Sega project. Amara remains focused on its
objective of becoming a mid-tier producer through the development of
its Baomahun project in Sierra Leone and its Yaoure project in Cote
d'Ivoire. With its experience of bringing new mines into production
and a project pipeline spanning three countries, Amara aims to further
increase its production profile with highly prospective opportunities
across all assets.

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Contact Information:

For more information please contact:

Amara Mining plc
+44 (0)20 7398 1420
Catherine Apthorpe
Company Secretary
Katharine Sutton
Head of Investor Relations

Canaccord Genuity Limited
+44 (0)20 7523 8000
(Nominated Adviser & Broker, London)
Andrew Chubb
Joe Weaving
Tim Redfern

Bell Pottinger - Pelham
+44 (0)20 7861 3232
(Financial Public Relations)
Charlie Vivian
James MacFarlane