SOURCE: Randgold Resources Ld

December 31, 2009 04:14 ET

Randgold Resources announces Total Voting Rights

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwire - December 31, 2009) -

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


London, 31 December  2009 -Randgold Resources Limited announces that,
in accordance with FSA's Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, its
issued share capital consists of 90,108,767 (ninety million one hundred
and eight thousand seven hundred and sixty seven) ordinary shares of
USD0.05 each.

Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all
circumstances at general meetings of Randgold Resources. Randgold
Resources holds 5,848 (five thousand eight hundred and forty eight)
issued ordinary shares in Treasury. In addition, 95,106 (ninety five
thousand one hundred and six) ordinary shares, including ordinary
shares represented by American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") are currently
held by Computershare Investor Services, Inc. on trust for former
shareholders of Moto, who have yet to claim the ordinary shares (or
ADSs, as applicable) to which they are entitled following the
acquisition of Moto in October 2009. These shares (and ADSs, as
applicable) will not confer voting rights whilst held on trust.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is
90,007,813 ninety million seven thousand eight hundred and thirteen).

The above figure can be used by shareholders (and others with
notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by
which to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or
a change to their interest in, Randgold Resources under the FSA's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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 +44 1534 735 333    Email:


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