MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 7, 2014) - SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF)(OMX:SMF) today announced that the Corporation's 2013 fourth quarter and year-end results will be released on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 prior to TSX market open. The financial statements will be available on the Corporation's website at www.semafo.com or at www.sedar.com.

SEMAFO's senior management will host a conference call to discuss the fourth quarter and year-end financial and operational results, as well as to provide an update on the Corporation's activities.

Conference Call: Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM (EST)
Tel. local & overseas: +1 (647) 788 4922
Tel. North America: 1 (877) 223 4471

The conference call will be archived for replay until April 2, 2014. To access the archived conference call, please dial 1 (800) 585 8367 and enter pass code 58281483.

A live audio webcast of the conference will be accessible through SEMAFO's website at www.semafo.com. The webcast will be available for replay for a period of 30 days.

About SEMAFO

SEMAFO is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. The Corporation currently owns and operates the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, which includes the high-grade satellite Siou and Fofina deposits. SEMAFO is committed to evolve in a conscientious manner through the responsible development of its Mana property. SEMAFO's strategic focus is to maximize shareholder value by effectively managing its existing assets as well as pursuing organic and strategic growth opportunities.

Contact Information:

SEMAFO
Robert LaValliere
Vice-President, Investor Relations
Cell: +1 (514) 240 2780
robert.lavalliere@semafo.com

Ruth Hanna
Communications & Investor Relations
Tel. local & overseas: +1 (514) 744 4408
North America Toll-Free: 1 (888) 744 4408
Ruth.Hanna@semafo.com

Sofia St. Laurent
Communications & Investor Relations
Tel. local & overseas: +1 (514) 744 4408
North America Toll-Free: 1 (888) 744 4408
Sofia.Stlaurent@semafo.com
www.semafo.com