VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 20, 2015) – B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO)(NYSE MKT:BTG)(NAMIBIAN:B2G) (“B2Gold” or the “Company”) reports that a terrorist group took hostages at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako on the morning of 20 November. B2Gold Corp. confirms that two employees were staying at the hotel at time of the incident. Both employees were safely extracted by anti-terrorist soldiers between 15:30 and 17:00 local Bamako time and are safe. The safety and well-being of our employees are our first priority at B2Gold. The Company will be providing updates through our website (www.b2gold.com) as more information becomes available.
ON BEHALF OF B2GOLD CORP.
Clive T. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer
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