Warrant Exercise Price Reduced

January 25, 2016

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Vancouver, British Columbia – January 25, 2016 – Asante Gold Corporation (CSE:ASE/ FRANKFURT:1A9) (the “Company”) announces that the Company has reduced the exercise price of 2,000,000 share purchase warrants, originally exercisable at a price of $0.70 per share to $0.15 per share until February 28, 2017. In the event the shares trade at $0.20 or above for 10 consecutive trading days then the warrant holder will have 30 days to exercise or they will expire. This re-pricing is subject to the approval of all warrant holders, which is currently being requested.

By Order of the Board,

“Douglas R. MacQuarrie”

President and CEO

About Asante

Asante Gold Corporation (CSE:ASE/FRANKFURT:1A9) is continuing to assess the Kubi Gold Mine Option as a high grade underground, direct shipping and toll milling operation; and it is exploring the Betanase concession optioned from Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited and its 100% owned Fahiakoba concession, all located near the centre of Ghana’s Golden Triangle.

For further information please contact:

Douglas MacQuarrie, President and CEO, tel: +1 604-558-1134; E-mail: douglas@asantegold.com

Doreen Kent, Shareholder Communications, tel: +1 604-948-9450; E-mail:d.kent@eastlink.ca

Kirsti Mattson, Media Relations, tel: +1 778-434-2241; E-mail: kirsti.mattson@gmail.com

Florian Riedl-Riedenstein, Director; E-mail:frram@aon.net

Additional information is available on our web site at:www.asantegold.com

Neither IIROC nor any stock exchange or other securities regulatory authority accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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