Roxgold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ROG

Roxgold Inc.

April 18, 2013 18:18 ET

Roxgold Files Technical Report for the 55 Zone

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) - Roxgold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ROG) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the filing of a technical report titled "Resource Update Report for the Yaramoko, 55 Zone, West-Central Burkina Faso" (the "Technical Report") on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). The 55 Zone is located within Roxgold's 100% controlled Yaramoko exploration permit. There are no material differences between the mineral resource estimate contained in Roxgold's news release dated March 4, 2013 pertaining to the 55 Zone, and the Technical Report filed today.

The Technical Report was prepared in accordance with NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Properties and Form 43-101F1. by Pierre Desautels, P.Geo of AGP Mining Consultants Inc.

About Roxgold

Roxgold is a TSX.V listed exploration company with its key asset, the 167 Km2 Yaramoko permit, located to the south of and contiguous to SEMAFO's Mana Project in the Houndé region of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Roxgold is focused on further exploring the Company's 100% owned Yaramoko permit and advancing the 55 Zone.

John Dorward, President and CEO

Roxgold Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on information currently available to the Company and the Company provides no assurance that actual results will meet management's expectations. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and address future events and conditions; by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. The assumptions upon which forward looking statements in this news release are made include the reasonable assumptions of management with respect to the geologic model, that third party labs will continue to process assays at the current pace, results of exploration will warrant further work, and current macro-economic conditions will continue to prevail. Actual results relating to such future events and conditions could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements for many reasons such as: changes in management, changes in general economic conditions and conditions in the financial markets; changes in demand and prices for minerals; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments, equipment availability or failure, availability of qualified personnel to conduct work programs, and other matters discussed in this news release. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of the Company's forward-looking statements. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by the Company or on its behalf, except where required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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