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Friday 11 April, 2008

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Randgold Resources Ld
11 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


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing   RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
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    BlackRock, Inc.
obligation:

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

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the        9 April 2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                    10 April 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:      Holding has gone below 10%

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:              8,087,611   8,087,611                N/A          7,583,888   N/A         9.95%

GB00B01C3S32
B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration date     Exercise/           No. of voting rights that Percentage of voting
instrument                              conversion period/  may be acquired (if the   rights
                                        date                instrument exercised/
                                                            converted)



Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                            Percentage of voting rights

      7,583,888                                               9.95%

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

          BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 7,583,888 (9.95%)

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder:


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

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to 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                                            BlackRock, Inc.

(including legal form of legal entities)
Contact address                                      33 King William Street, London, EC4R 9AS

(registered office for legal entities)
Phone number & email                                 020 7743 4653
Other useful information                             Louise Lyle

(at least legal representative for legal persons)
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





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