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Monday 25 February, 2008

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Randgold Resources Ld
25 February 2008


RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing
shares to which voting rights are attached:


2. Reason for notification (yes/no)
                                                                             
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                  YES

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):______________



3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification
obligation:

FMR LLC

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from
3):

See attached schedule


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the
threshold is crossed or reached if different):
                                                     
08 February 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

12 February 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

12%

8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of      Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares             the triggering
                   transaction
If possible use    Number of    Number of   Number of     Number of voting       Percentage of voting
ISIN code          shares       voting      shares        rights                 rights
                                rights                    Direct    Indirect     Direct       Indirect

ISIN:              9,110,278    9,110,278                           9, 271,478                12.17%
GB00B01C3S32


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of          Expiration date     Exercise/ conversion   No. of voting rights     Percentage of
financial                            period/date            that may be acquired (if voting rights
instrument                                                  the instrument exercised
                                                            /converted)



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                           Percentage of voting rights

         9,271,478                                             12.17%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments
are effectively held, if applicable:

See schedule 'C' below


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:                                                FMR LLC


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will                            161,200
cease to hold:


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                    08 February 2008
voting rights:


13. Additional information:


14 Contact name:


15. Contact telephone name:




Annex: Notification of major interests in shares


A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name                                                                FMR LLC

(including legal form of legal entities)


Contact address

(registered office for legal entities)


Phone number & email


Other useful information                           David Merryweather

(at least legal representative for legal persons)  Fil-regulatoryreporting@uk.fid-intl.com




B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name                                                               D J Haddon


Contact address                                       La Motte Chambers, La Motte Street, St.Helier,
                                                             Jersey, JE1 1BJ, Channel Islands

Phone number & email                                                 +44 1534 735 444

                                                              dhaddon@randgoldresources.com
Other useful information



(e.g. functional relationship with the person or
legal entity subject to the notification
obligation)


C: Additional information
FMR

Issuer Name:                                         RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED



Current ownership percentage:    12.17%

Total shares held:                      9,271,478

Issued voting right capital:           76,140,330


                                                  SHARES HELD NOMINEE                  MANAGEMENT COMPANY


FMR LLC is the parent holding company               5,869,471 Brown Brothers                        FMRCO
of Fidelity Management & Research                             Harriman and Co
Company (FMRCO), Investment manager
for US mutual funds, and Fidelity
Management Trust Company (FMTC) and                   309,000 Citibank NA                           FMRCO
Pyramid Global Advisors Trust Company
(PGATC), a US state chartered bank
which acts as a trustee or investment                 501,266 Mellon Bank N.A.                      FMRCO
manager of various pension and trust
accounts and Pyramid Global Advisors
LLC (PGALLC).                                       2,591,741 State Street Bank                     FMRCO
                                                              and TR CO








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