Golden Star Resources Sets Date for 2011 Year End Results News Release and Conference Call

DENVER, CO, Feb 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) today announced it will report 2011 fourth quarter and full year financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, and conduct a conference call and webcast on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time (11:00 a.m. ET).

Participants are encouraged to call in at least five minutes prior to the call start time to ensure prompt access to the conference. The call can be accessed by telephone or by webcast as follows:

North American participants: (877) 407-8289 International participants outside U.S. and Canada: (201) 689-8341 Webcast:

A recording of the conference call will be available until March 15, 2012, through the Company's website at or by dialing:

North America: (877) 660-6853; Replay Account number: 329; Conference ID: 388573 International outside U.S. and Canada: (201) 612-7415; Account number: 329, Conference ID: 388573

COMPANY PROFILE Golden Star Resources holds the largest land package in one of the world's largest and most prolific gold producing regions. The Company holds a 90% equity interest in Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited and Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, which respectively own the Bogoso/Prestea and Wassa/HBB open-pit gold mines in Ghana, West Africa. In addition, Golden Star has an 81% interest in the currently inactive Prestea Underground mine in Ghana, as well as gold exploration interests elsewhere in Ghana, in other parts of West Africa and in Brazil in South America. Golden Star has approximately 259 million shares outstanding. Additional information is available at

For further information, please contact:

Bruce Higson-Smith
Senior Vice President Finance and Corporate Development

Jay Pfeiffer
Pfeiffer High Investor Relations, Inc.

SOURCE: Golden Star Resources