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Wednesday 09 April, 2008

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Randgold Resources Ld
09 April 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   FMR LLC
obligation:

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

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the       03 April 2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                   07 April 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:     13%

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 rights   Percentage of voting
ISIN code          shares       voting      shares                                rights
                                rights                  Direct       Indirect     Direct      Indirect

ISIN:              9,786,996    9,786,996                            9,910,696                13.00%
GB00B01C3S32

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of          Expiration date     Exercise/ conversion  No. of voting rights that  Percentage of
financial                            period/date           may be acquired (if the    voting rights
instrument                                                 instrument exercised/
                                                           converted)

Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights

9,910,696                                             13.00%

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

10. Name of proxy holder:                                                FMR LLC

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will                            123,700
cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to                          03 April 2008
hold 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:                                    13.00%

Total shares held:                                               9,910,696

Issued voting right capital:                                     76,192,250


                                                  SHARES HELD      NOMINEE             MANAGEMENT COMPANY

FMR LLC is the parent holding company               6,218,230 Brown Brothers                        FMRCO
of Fidelity Management & Research                             Harriman and Co
Company (FMRCO), Investment manager                   264,200 Citibank NA                           FMRCO
for US mutual funds, and Fidelity
Management Trust Company (FMTC) and                    80,800 JP Morgan Chase Bank                  FMRCO
Pyramid Global Advisors Trust Company                 501,266 Mellon Bank N.A.                      FMRCO
(PGATC), a US state chartered bank                  2,844,800 State Street Bank                     FMRCO
which acts as a trustee or investment                         and TR CO
manager of various pension and trust                          State Street Bank
accounts and Pyramid Global Advisors                    1,300 and TR CO                              FMTC      
LLC (PGALLC).                                             100 CIBC Mellon Trust(C)                    FCL






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