JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -

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


Information provided on this form must be typed or printed
electronically and provided to an ris.

Date: April 13, 2010

Name of applicant:                          RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED

Name of scheme:                             Randgold Resources Share
                                            Option Scheme

Period of return:                From:      October 2009 To: April 2010

Balance of unallotted securities under      1,511,150 (one million five
scheme(s) from previous return:             hundred and eleven thousand
                                            one hundred and fifty)

Plus: The amount by which the block         not applicable
scheme(s) has been increased since the date of
the last return (if any increase has been
applied for):

Less: Number of securities issued/allotted 788,720 (seven hundred and
under scheme(s) during period (see          eighty eight thousand and
LR3.5.7G):                                  seven hundred and twenty)

Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet    722,430 (seven hundred and
issued/allotted at end of period:           twenty two thousand four
                                            hundred and thirty)

Name of contact:                            D J HADDON

Telephone number of contact:                00 27 11 481 7214

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