Earnings releases


Audited Results & Final Dividend Declaration for the year ended 31 December 2002


DIVIDEND DECLARATION

 
Notice is hereby given that the board has declared a final dividend (number 151) of 190 cents per share for the financial year ended 31 December 2002 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 28 March 2003. 

The salient dates of the declaration and payment of this final dividend are as follows: 

Last date to trade
   ordinary shares "CUM" dividend
Thursday 20 March 2003
Ordinary shares trade
   "EX" dividend
Monday 24 March 2003
Record date  Friday 28 March 2003
Payment date Thursday 3 April 2003

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 24 March 2003 and Friday 28 March 2003, both days inclusive. 

The dividend is declared in the currency of the Republic of South Africa. Dividends paid by the United Kingdom transfer secretaries will be paid in British currency at the rate of exchange ruling at the close of business on Thursday 20 March 2003. 

For and on behalf of the board 

M A Kennedy 
Group Secretary 19 February 2003