MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2014) - SEMAFO (TSX:SMF)(OMX:SMF) today confirmed that recently reported unrest in Burkina Faso has not caused any disruptions to normal course operations at its Mana Mine.

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.

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, Corporate Affairs&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
www.semafo.com