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Friday 29 February, 2008

Randgold Resources

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Randgold Resources Ld
29 February 2008

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD
('Randgold Resources' or the 'Company')


RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD: NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS


London, United Kingdom, 29 February 2008 - Randgold Resources Limited (LSE:RRS)
(NASDAQ:GOLD) announces that in terms of the Company's remuneration for
non-executive directors approved by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting
on 25 April 2005, an award of $30 000 is made each year to each non-executive
director to be used for the purpose of acquiring restricted stock.  The price of
the 2008 restricted stock calculation was the Nasdaq Global Select Market
closing price on 2 January 2008, being US$38.15.

In terms of the 2006 award, the final tranche of 585 shares have been issued to
the beneficial account of each non-executive director.

In terms of the 2007 award, the second tranche of 447 shares have been issued to
the beneficial account of each non-executive director. 447 shares have been
issued and will be remain in the restricted stock account of each non-executive
director. Non-executive directors would be entitled to the third tranche of the
2007 award, subject to the agreed conditions, on 1 January 2009.

In terms of the 2008 award, 262 shares have been issued to the beneficial
account of each non-executive director. 524 shares have been issued and will be
remain in the restricted stock account of each non-executive director.
Non-executive directors would be entitled to the second and third tranches of
the 2008 award, subject to the agreed conditions, on 1 January 2009 and 1
January 2010.


The change in directors' holdings in the company is as follows:


Director         Shares awarded    Shares awarded    Shares awarded    Holding after     % shareholding of
                 2006              2007              2008              award             issued share
                                                                                         capital

B H Asher        585               447               262               21 677            0.03
N P Cole         -                 447               262               1 156             0.00
R I Israel       585               447               262               17 722            0.02
P Lietard        585               447               262               30 656            0.04
A L Paverd       585               447               262               43 122            0.06
K Voltaire       -                 447               262               1 156             0.00



Randgold Resources Enquiries:
Chief Executive           Financial Director                Investor & Media Relations
Dr Mark Bristow           Graham Shuttleworth               Kathy du Plessis
+44 788 071 1386          +44 779 614 4438                  +44 20 7557 7738
+44 779 775 2288                                            Email: randgoldresources@dpapr.com

Website: www.randgoldresources.com




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