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B2Gold Namibia considers responsible environmental stewardship a key component to maintaining a strong reputation as a responsible corporate citizen and integrates environmental consideration into all decision-making processes. As part of our corporate environmental commitment, B2Gold Namibia will provide sufficient resources to ensure that environmental risks are adequately addressed during all phases of project development. Additionally, B2Gold Namibia will: • implement procedures designed to measure compliance with the B2Gold Namibia Environmental Policy and applicable regulatory guidelines; • monitor the environmental compliance of all operations and report results to the Board of Directors as part of the corporate annual monitoring requirements; • work with environmental regulatory agencies to ensure that the performance of all operations are at a level that is acceptable to the regulatory authorities; 2

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• encourage open dialogue and prepare a procedure for responding to concerns of all stakeholders with respect to environmental issues; • ensure that all B2Gold Namibia employees understand and are able to fulfill their environmental responsibilities; • reward and recognize behavior that promotes environmental stewardship; • develop appropriately funded reclamation strategies for B2Gold Namibia operations from exploration through closure; and, • develop emergency response plans for any facility that uses potentially hazardous substances. All employees of B2Gold Namibia are expected to adhere to the intent as well as the letter of this policy. All managerial staff, subsidiaries, and contractors are expected to take responsibility for this policy and report any deviances. B2Gold Namibia is proud of its commitment to the environment and will continually strive to improve environmental performance and review this policy on an annual basis.

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Inside Front Cover: Environmental Policy 1.0 Overview of Namibia 1.1 Project Location Namibia Map 1.2 Climate

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2.0 What to know before you go p.8 2.1 Security p.8 2.2 Prostitution p.9 2.3 Electricity p.9 2.4 Potable water p.9 2.5 Time difference p.9 2.6 What to bring p.10 2.7 What to wear p.10 2.8 Languages p.11 2.9 Medical facilities in Namibia p.11 2.10 Making a call from Namibia p.11 2.11 Vaccinations p.12,13 2.12 Malaria p.14 2.10 Poisonous insects & reptiles p.15,16 2.11 Currency p.17 2

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3.0 Traveling to Namibia p.18 Namibian visa summary p.19-21 3.1 Visas

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3.2 Arrival in Namibia p.22 3.3 Immigration

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3.6 Airport / Windhoek p.24 3.7 Office Address

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3.8 Staying in Windhoek p.25 3.9 Traveling to site

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3.10 Driving in Namibia p.26 3.11 Driving in Namibia p.26,27 3.12 Emergency numbers p.28,29 Appendix 1: Immigration p.30 Appendix 2: Contact list p.31,32 Inside Back Cover: Occupational Health & Safety Policy B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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WWelcome to Namibia

.................................................................................................... 1.0 OVERVIEW OF NAMIBIA Situated along the southwestern coast of the African continent, Namibia is truly a land of remarkable contrasts. With a land surface of 824 269km², it is nearly four times the size of Great Britain and slightly more than half the size of Alaska. Despite its size, it is one of the most sparsely populated countries in Africa, with an estimated population of about 2.2 million people. The north-central part of the country is the most densely populated area with an average population density of 26 people per square kilometer, more than ten times the national average. The small population is largely due to the fact that Namibia is the most arid country south of the Sahara. Average annual rainfall varies from a meager 10mm along the coast to 700mm in the northeast. About 55% of the country is classified as either arid or extremely arid. The national average rainfall is 270mm a year. Except for the far south which is a winter-rainfall area, more than 70% of the country’s rainfall is recorded between December and March. Namibia is a country of clear blue skies and pleasant climate. The summer months are hot and temperatures of 35°C, or higher, are common in the south and in the north of the country. Winter days are pleasant, but minimum temperatures can drop to below freezing in mid-winter. Fog is a common occurrence along the coast, but usually lifts around mid-morning and settles in again in the afternoons. 4

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The major population groups are the Owambo, which consists of eight cultural groups, the Kavango consisting of five cultural groups, the Damara, Nama and Herero. Smaller groups include the Mafwe and Masubia of Caprivi, the Basters, San, Coloured, Tswana and Whites of European descent. Colonized by Germany in 1884, Namibia was administered by South Africa from 1917 to 1990. Between 1966 and 1989, the liberation movement, SWAPO, fought a bitter armed struggle against South Africa which finally led to the implementation of the United Nation Resolution 435 on 1 April 1989. Namibia became independent on 21 March 1990. 1.1 PROJECT LOCATION The Otjikoto gold project is located 300 km north of Namibia’s capital city of Windhoek between the towns of Otjiwarongo and Otavi. It is located directly adjacent to the paved B1 federal highway and there is excellent access to site. The trip from Windhoek takes approximately 3.5 hours in total and is mostly single lane paved highway.

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1.2 CLIMATE Namibia has a dry climate typical of a semi-desert country. The rainy season generally runs from (October/November to March/April), peaking January to March. Days are mostly warm to very hot, while nights are generally cool. Average day temperatures in summer vary from 20-34 °C (68 ºF – 93.2 ºF), dropping at night to about 18 °C, sometimes as low as 8 °C. Fall and Winter (May to October) have cooler temperatures and limited rains. In winter, average day temperatures vary from 18-22 °C (64.4ºF – 71.6ºF) and average night temperatures from 0-10 °C. (33.8ºF – 50ºF).

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WWhat to know before you go

.................................................................................................... You are traveling to a country that has a full support office in Namibia. With your assistance and attention to detail, we can make your travel safe and comfortable. 2.1 SECURITY Namibia continues to be a relatively safe country with no serious threat to travellers except from petty crimes like mugging and theft. A common sense approach, basic precautions, such as not leaving valuables in parked cars, and keeping a strict eye on purses and wallets and being alert to one’s surrounding are the best deterrents against becoming a victim. It is fairly safe, especially in a group, to walk in the city center at night. Avoid unlit areas. Ensure that valuables and personal effects are adequately insured. 8 B2GOLD | NAMIBIA


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2.2 PROSTITUTION Prostitution is Namibia is ILLEGAL. Additionally, HIV/Aids have hit Africa worse than any other continent, with Namibia being one of the countries most affected by the pandemic. It is estimated that approximately 15% of the population suffer from HIV/Aids. 2.3 ELECTRICITY Electricity is 220 Volts AC 50 Hz. Outlets are of the round three-pin type (see diagram). 2.4 POTABLE WATER All water from taps in the cities, towns and villages in Namibia is disinfected, safe and potable. Visitors should exercise caution in rural areas. Water is safe to drink in the Windhoek office and at our facilities in Otjiwarongo. 2.5 TIME DIFFERENCE Standard: From the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April, Namibia reverts to GMT/UTC +2. Daylight saving: GMT/UTC +1 during winter starts from the first Sunday in April and ends on the first Sunday in September. Therefore, Windhoek will be 8 to 10 hours ahead of Vancouver (depending on the time of the year).

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2.6 WHAT TO BRING............................ All our facilities are fully stocked and meals are catered for. If you have specific dietary requirements, please let us know before you travel. The following items are an indication of what one may consider bringing along: • Prescribed medication • Prescribed eye wear (extra) • Sunscreen • Hat • Sunglasses • Mosquito repellent • Long sleeves and long pants (for the field) • Safety footwear • Lightweight jacket/sweater for evenings • Personal protective equipment (PPE) (if you have preference in PPE or special size requirements). 2.7 WHAT TO WEAR The Windhoek office is business casual. Most employees wear dark jeans and a button down shirt. On-site you are expected to wear long pants and the required PPE. 10

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2.8 LANGUAGES The official language is English. All documents, notices and signs are in this language. Afrikaans and German are both widely used. 2.9 MEDICAL FACILITIES IN NAMIBIA Medical services in Namibia are of a very high standard. However, the availability of most services is restricted to the main towns. The company has established contracts with MediClinic in both Windhoek and Otjiwarongo to ensure that you receive the best possible care available. Additionally, international flights for life services are available if necessary. In the event that an incident occurs in Namibia, you should contact Rosslyn Kibble (see Attachment 2) for contact information. 2.10 MAKING A CALL FROM NAMIBIA Making a call from the office in Windhoek requires you to dial a “0” to get an outside line. For international call (e.g., Canada) you must dial “001”. Therefore, to dial the office in Canada you must dial 0-001-604-681-8371. To make a local call (e.g., to a Namibian phone in Windhoek) you drop the country code “264” and add a “0”. Therefore, to call the office from the hotel you must dial 0-61-416-450 (assuming that no code is required to get an outside line from the hotel).

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Vaccinations or Diseases

Recommendations or Requirements for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Routine

Recommended if you are not up-to-date with routine shots, such as measles/ mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT) vaccine, poliovirus vaccine, etc.

Hepatitis A or immune globulin (IG)

Recommended for all unvaccinated people traveling to or working in countries with an intermediate or high level of hepatitis A virus infection (see map) where exposure might occur through food or water. Cases of travel-related hepatitis A can also occur in travelers to developing countries with “standard” tourist itineraries, accommodations, and food consumption behaviors.

Hepatitis B

Recommended for all unvaccinated persons traveling to or working in countries with intermediate to high levels of endemic HBV transmission (see map), especially those who might be exposed to blood or body fluids, have sexual contact with the local population, or be exposed through medical treatment (e.g., for an accident).

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Vaccinations or Diseases

Recommendations or Requirements for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Recommended for all unvaccinated people traveling to or working in Southern Africa, especially if staying with friends or relatives or visiting smaller cities, villages, or rural areas where exposure might occur through food or water.

Recommended for adult travelers who have received a primary series with either inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) or oral polio vaccine (OPV). They should receive another dose of IPV before departure. For adults, available data do not indicate the need for more than a single lifetime booster dose with IPV. Recommended for travelers spending a lot of time outdoors, especially in rural areas, involved in activities such as bicycling, camping, or hiking. Also recommended for travelers with significant occupational risks (such as veterinarians), for long-term travelers and expatriates living in areas with a significant risk of exposure, and for travelers involved in any activities that might bring them into direct contact with bats, carnivores, and other mammals. Children are considered at higher risk because they tend to play with animals, may receive more severe bites, or may not report bites.  www.cdc.gov

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2.12 MALARIA Areas of Namibia with Malaria: Present in the provinces of Kunene, Ohangwena, Okavango, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, and Otjozondjupa and in the Caprivi Strip. Note that Windhoek and the project site ARE NOT located within areas where malaria is common (although the area immediately north of the project site is part of the CDC’s area of concern). Note that during most of the year there are very few bugs on site and in town due to the arid conditions. If you will be visiting an area of Namibia with malaria, you will need to discuss with your doctor the best ways for you to avoid getting sick with malaria. Ways to prevent malaria include the following: • Taking a prescribed anti malaria drug • Using insect repellent and wearing long pants and sleeves to prevent mosquito bites • Sleeping in air-conditioned or well-screened rooms or using bed nets. All of the following anti malaria drugs are options for preventing malaria in Namibia: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine. Note: Chloroquine is NOT an effective anti malaria drug in Namibia and should not be taken to prevent malaria in this region. If in doubt as to what to take consult your doctor prior to departure. 14

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2.13 POISONOUS INSECTS AND REPTILES The dry land of Namibia comprises of more than 70 species of snakes, including three species of spitting cobra. It is actually the African “puff adder� that causes the most problems for humans, since it inhabits dry, sandy riverbeds. Horned adders and sand snakes inhabit the gravel plains of the Namib, and the sidewinder adder lives in the Namib Dune Sea. Other venomous snakes include the slender green vine snake, the green and black mamba, the very dangerous zebra snake and the tree snake. On site one can potentially expect to see black mambas, puff adders, cobras, pythons, tree snakes and a variety of non-venomous species. Do not approach or provoke any snake, and treat them all as potentially dangerous. Photos: Google 10 most venomous snakes

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2.14 CURRENCY The Namibian Dollar is on par with the South African Rand and, at the time of printing, traded at around 7.5:1 USD. Up to date rates can either be found on line or from one’s local bank. There is no need to bring a lot of cash when traveling to Namibia as most places accept credit cards and ATMs are readily available. However, it should be noted that CREDIT CARD THEFT is a real problem in Namibia and all caution should be used when using your credit card. This includes having a PIN for your card, never allowing a waitress or cashier to leave with your card (most businesses have table-side authorization machines) and never give your card to anyone else to transact on your behalf. B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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Tourist Visa: TIME PERMITTED IN COUNTRY: 90 Days. VISA ALLOWS FOR: Once off / ad-hoc visitation entry. COMPANY WILL PROVIDE: The Company will provide a letter of invitation /explanation. EXPECTED PROCESSING PERIOD: Obtained on arrival. THE VISA CATERS FOR: Irregular / special cases / corporate visitors from other companies / investor relations tours / media visits. VALIDITY: Per Visit

Business Visa: TIME PERMITTED IN COUNTRY: Once off 30 days. VISA ALLOWS FOR: NOT for remuneration in Namibia. Business opportunity exploration. APPLICANT TO PROVIDE / COMPLETE: 1.Work visa application form (form 3-1/0033). 2.Copy of applicants passport / travel doc. COMPANY WILL PROVIDE: 3.Letter of invitation / explanation. EXPECTED PROCESSING PERIOD: 14 Days. THE VISA CATERS FOR: A person looking for a business opportunity in Namibia - for which they will not be remunerated during the 30 day period. VALIDITY: 30 Days B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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TIME PERMITTED IN COUNTRY: Once off 30 days. VISA ALLOWS FOR: Remunerated work in Namibia. APPLICANT TO PROVIDE / COMPLETE: 1.Work visa application form (form 3-1/0033). 2.Copy of applicants passport / travel doc. COMPANY WILL PROVIDE: 3.Letter of invitation / explanation. EXPECTED PROCESSING PERIOD: 14 Days. THE VISA CATERS FOR: Consultants or service providers who may be performing a once off job, taking not longer than 3 months - for payment in Namibia. VALIDITY: 30 Days

Multiple Entry Visa: TIME PERMITTED IN COUNTRY: 90 days per year total. These can be used as and when required. VISA ALLOWS FOR: Regular visits - corporate support. NOT remunerated in Namibia. APPLICANT TO PROVIDE / COMPLETE: 1. Work visa application form (form 3-1/0033). 2.Copy of the passport / travel doc. 3. Radiological report (form 31/004). 4.Medical report (form 3-1/0003). 5.Police clearance certificate (from country of origin). COMPANY WILL PROVIDE: 6. Motivation letter explaining in detail the purpose of the visit. EXPECTED PROCESSING PERIOD: 14 Days. THE VISA CATERS FOR: People who will not be remunerated in Namibia but who need to regularly visit and support the management team - linked to an external company. B2 GOLD EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE OF NAMIBIA. VALIDITY: 1 Year 20

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TIME PERMITTED IN COUNTRY: 1-2 years. VISA ALLOWS FOR: Remunerated work in Namibia. APPLICANT TO PROVIDE / COMPLETE: 1.Work permit application form (form 3-1/0001). 2.Application for visa (form 3-1/0033) - complete page 1 and 2 part A. 3.Certified copies of marriage/divorce certificate. 4.Certified copies of passport /travel documents. 5.Two (2) fullcolour passport photos. 6. Certified copies of education /training certificates. 7.Certified copies of certificate of service, if any. 8. Radiological report (form 31/004). 9. Medical report (form 3-1/0003). 10. Police clearance certificate from country of origin. 11. Registration with Nambia professional Council or association, if profession requires board. COMPANY WILL PROVIDE: 1.Work offer. 2.Representation by employer (form 3-1/0002) page 1 and 2 to be fully completed and signed by relevant representative. 3.Deed of Surety form (3-1/0005) relevant signatures and revenue stamp N$ 10.00 is sealed on the deed of surety. 4.Proof of advertisement of vacancy in local newspapers. 5.Company’s social security registration. 6.CV’s of unsuccessful Namibian candidates or their full names and their highest qualifications. 7.Motivation letter from Employer. EXPECTED PROCESSING PERIOD: 2-4 months. THE VISA CATERS FOR: Work permits are for expatriates permanently employed by a company, or on contract for a period longer than six months. Original documentation needs to be sent to B2-Gold. VALIDITY: 1-2 years B2GOLD | NAMIBIA 21


3.1 VISAS Whether or not a person needs a visa to enter Namibia depends on the purpose and length of the visit. Once you have determined what you need to do in Namibia and how long you plan on staying, B2Gold and B2Gold Namibia will determine what type of visa is required and how long it will take to obtain. 3.2 ARRIVAL IN NAMIBIA Arrival in Namibia will be at Hosea Kutako International Airport. This is a very small international airport with no jet ways. Upon arrival you will leave the plane and walk to immigration/customs. On the airplane you will be handed an Immigration Card (see Appendix 1). Key items to note when filling in the card are: Item 14, Physical Address in Namibia: Hilton Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia Item 18, Contact Person: Bill Lytle Item 19, Contact Number +264 81 142 8772 22

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3.3 IMMIGRATION When you approach the immigration counter, you will be asked to provide a completed immigration form and a valid passport. The attendant will ask you questions about your activities in Namibia and stamp your passport with the requisite number of days in Namibia. If you disagree with the attendants assessment of your activities or length of stay – DO NOT ARGUE. This will be sorted out later by the B2Gold office in Windhoek. 3.4 BAGGAGE Once you are inside the terminal, you must claim your baggage (there is only two carousels) and have your bags x-rayed. You may be chosen for secondary screening but, unless you are declaring items, you should choose the GREEN Channel. (List of goods that need to be declared – just to make it easy i.e alcohol limit, cigarette and perfume limits) 3.5 AIRPORT PICK-UP Normally, our driver will be waiting for you after exiting baggage collection. He will be wearing a B2 Gold Namibia shirt and holding up a sign. His name is Joshua Ndapuka. If he is not there, his contact numbers are provided in Attachment 2. If he cannot be reached, you should contact Rosslyn Kibble (contact number in Attachment 2). B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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3.6 AIRPORT / WINDHOEK The ride from the airport to town takes approximately 45 minutes. Note that B2 Gold Namibia requires all passengers to wear a seatbelt. Your greatest risk in Namibia is a car accident. The driver has been instructed not to start the vehicle without all passengers wearing seat belts. Note that B2 Gold Namibia does not allow smoking in the company vehicles. If you need to smoke prior to the trip, alert the driver. 3.7 OFFICE ADDRESS If you are coming to the office, we are located about 10 minutes away (on foot) from the Hilton. 20 Nachtigal Street, Ausspannplats Windhoek, Namibia Tel: (061) 416 450 Fax: (061) 416 499 Website: www.B2Gold.com 24

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3.8 STAYING IN WINDHOEK Most people that stay in Windhoek will stay at the Hilton Hotel (+264-61-296 2929). The Hilton is a world class hotel complete with gym facilities and multiple restaurants. The B2 Gold Namibia room rate includes breakfast that is served on the 2nd floor of the hotel from 0630 each day (0700 on weekends and holidays). 3.9 TRAVELING TO SITE As noted earlier, the site is approximately 300 kilometers north of the capital city of Windhoek between the towns of Otjiwarongo and Otavi. Most people visiting the project will stay at our facilities in Otjiwarongo. The town of Otjiwarongo has a population of approximately 40,000 persons. Within Otjiwarongo, we have purchased a bed and breakfast that includes private rooms and showers for each person. If the B&B is full, we will arrange accommodation in one of the many hotels located there.

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DDriving in Namibia

.................................................................................................... 3.10 As noted earlier, a traffic accident is one of the greatest risks when working in Namibia. Persons renting vehicles or driving on their own should exercise caution and always drive defensively. A valid driver’s license is required (international license preferred). Namibians drive on the left hand side of the road. All signposts are written in English.  Seat belts must be worn at all times, and it is prohibited to use a mobile phone whilst driving.    The general speed limit is a comfortable 120km/h on the tar roads outside of towns and 100km/h on gravel roads. In built up areas the speed limit is normally 60km/h. Remember that driving in Namibia is much more dangerous than driving in N. America or Europe. Two key dangers when driving are: game on the road at dawn and dusk and reckless drivers passing on bends/rises. 26

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Safety precautions for driving include: • Always drive with your doors locked and windows wound up, especially when stopped at traffic lights.  • Don’t ever stop to pick up hitchhikers, however innocent, lost or appealing they look.  If you are worried about someone’s plight, stop at the next town and report it to someone there. • Do not leave anything valuable on show in your car when you leave it unattended, and ALWAYS lock your car when you leave it, even if you are only going to be gone for a few minutes. • Try to always park in a busy, well-lit area. • Don’t get out of your car if you are knocked or hit from behind in suspicious circumstances. • Take advice from your hosts where you are staying, and ask if there are any areas that tourists should avoid driving through.

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EEmergency Numbers

.................................................................................................... 3.11 The following numbers and locations are provided if you are local and need emergency assistance: Medi-Clinic Private Hospital Werner List Street Tel: 061 222 687 Fax: 061 220 027 E-Med Rescue 24 Hour Response Center (Ambulance Service) Tel: 061 411 600 POLICE STATIONS Klein Windhoek Police Station Hosea Kutako Airport Sam Nujoma Drive, Klein Windhoek Tel: 062 540 231 Tel: 061 209 4111 28

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. Windhoek Main Police Station Independence Avenue, Windhoek Central Tel: 061 209 4111 Fax: 061 248 240 CITY OF WINDHOEK Essential Emergency Services Ambulance and Fire Brigade (all hours) 061 211 111 City Police & emergency (all hours) 061 290 2239 (Control room) 061 302 302 (toll free) Medi-Clinic – Otjiwarongo +264 67 30 3734 B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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Appendix 1: Immigration Form

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Appendix 2: Contact List Vancouver Ilona Lukovskaya (Travel Manager): Tel: 1 (604) 681-8371 After Hours: 1 (604) 218 5338 ilukovskaya@b2gold.com George Johnson (Sr. Vp – Operations): Tel: 1 (604) 601 2961 After Hours: 1 (604) 377 2482 gjohnson@b2gold.com

Namibia Joshua Ndapuka (B2 Gold Driver): Tel: +264 61 416 450 After Hours: +264 81 146 2596 jndapuka@auryxgold.com Rosslyn Kibble (Executive Assistant): Tel: +264 61 416 452 After Hours: +264 81 249 4050 rkibble@auryxgold.com Lizette J.V. Rensburg (Office Manager): Tel: +264 61 416 457 After Hours: +264 81 268 6966 lvanrensburg@auryxgold.com Charles Loots (General Manager): Tel: +264 61 416 455 After Hours: +264 81 124 9003 cloots@auryxgold.com B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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Appendix 2: Contact List Namibia Bill Lytle (Managing Director): Tel: +264 61 416 450 After Hours: +264 81 142 8772 blytle@b2gold.com Hugh MacKinnon (Exploration Manager): Tel: +264 67 305 615 After Hours: +264 81 142 8773 hmackinnon@b2gold.com

South Africa Anja Brand (Office Manager – CT): Tel: 0027 21 409 7130 After Hours: 0027 79 816 2329 abrandl@auryxgold.com NOTE: When dialing Namibian cell phones OUTSIDE of Namibia, you must include +264 and ignore the “0” at the beginning. Example: +264 81 142 8773

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Occupational Health & Safety Policy

.................................................................................................... B2Gold NamibiaB2Gold Namibia) is a gold mining company that recognizes occupational health and safety as an integral part of its business. B2Gold Namibia believes that sound occupational health and safety practices are in the best interests of all stakeholders to the company and is committed to implementing superior occupational health and safety management in all project phases. Effective management of this policy will be achieved by: • ensuring that all employees and contractors are trained to understand their health and safety responsibilities under the Company’s policies and procedures; • ensuring that all employees and contractors have proper personal protective clothing and equipment (PPE); • ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations, laws, and guidelines as well as accepted best practices; • establishing clearly defined occupational health and safety programs, complete with clearly established targets and performance indices that will allow for tracking of continuous improvement; • investigating the causes of accidents and incidents and developing effective preventative and remedial actions; • ensuring that leadership is held accountable for safety at all operations; • conducting regular audits to monitor performance and achieve improvement; • recognizing and rewarding safe behaviour by employees and contractors; and, • working proactively with stakeholders to define occupational health and safety priorities for the Company and industry. This policy applies to all employees, contractors, or any other person visiting our operations. B2GOLD | NAMIBIA

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