London, United Kingdom, 4 February 2008 - Randgold Resources Limited (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) ("Randgold Resources" or the "Company") has declared an annual dividend for the period ended 31 December 2007 of US$0.12 per share. The dividend payment will be made on 6 March 2008 to shareholders on the register on 15 February 2008. The ex-dividend date will be 13 February 2008.
The United States dollar is the Company's main economic and reporting currency. It is therefore the natural currency in which to determine dividends. Nevertheless, shareholders wishing for the conversion of dividend payments into sterling may do so by contacting Computershare Investor Services (Channel Islands) Limited (Tel: +44 1534 825265) or by completing a sterling election form which is available on the Company's website (www.randgoldresources.com) and posting it back to the transfer secretaries by Thursday 14 February 2008.
The exchange rate for payment to those who have elected to receive their dividends in sterling will be set on 15 February 2008.