SOURCE: Randgold Resources Ld

March 29, 2011 12:19 ET

Notification of major interest in shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) -




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


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

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

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or
boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights           X

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

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect
to qualifying financial instruments

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please
specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to
   the notification obligation: iii       FMR LLC.

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

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or         25 March 2011
reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified:         29 March 2011

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or    10 %
reached: vi, vii

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