Loncor's Transformation has begun

Moving up the value curve

in the DRC's goldfields

2012 News

Toronto, Canada - April 2, 2012 - Loncor Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Loncor") (TSX-V: "LN", NYSE AMEX: "LON") announces that a Form 20-F report has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which report includes the Company's 2011 annual audited consolidated financial statements and related management's discussion and analysis. This report is available for viewing and retrieval through Edgar at www.sec.gov.

The Company's 2011 annual audited consolidated financial statements and related management's discussion and analysis, as well as the Form 20-F report, have also been filed by the Company with the applicable Canadian regulatory bodies. These filings are available for viewing and retrieval through Sedar at www.sedar.com.

The Company's annual filings are also available on the Company's website at www.loncor.com. Hard copies of the Company's annual audited consolidated financial statements are available, free of charge, to shareholders upon written request to info@loncor.com.

Loncor Resources Inc. is a Canadian gold exploration company focused on two key projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC") - the Ngayu and North Kivu projects. The Company has exclusive gold rights to an area covering 2,087 km2 that covers parts of the Ngayu Archaean greenstone belt in Orientale province in the northeast portion of the DRC. Loncor also owns or controls 56 exploration permits in North Kivu province, covering over 17,000 square kilometres, located west of the city of Butembo. Both areas have historic gold production. Led by a team of senior exploration professionals with extensive African experience, Loncor's strategy includes an aggressive drilling program to follow up on initial known targets as well as covering the entire greenstone belt with regional geochemical and geophysical surveys. Additional information with respect to the Company's projects can be found on the Company's web site at www.loncor.com.

For further information, please visit our website at www.loncor.com or contact:

Peter N. Cowley, President and Chief Executive Officer, T: + 44 (0) 790 454 0856
Arnold T. Kondrat, Executive Vice President, T: 1 (416) 366-2221 or 1 (800) 714-7938
Naomi Nemeth, Investor Relations, T: 1 (416) 366-2221, ext. 2802 or 1 (800) 714-7938, info@loncor.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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