Earnings releases


Audited Results & Final Dividend Declaration for the year ended 31 December 2003


DIVIDEND DECLARATION

 

Notice is hereby given that the board has declared a final dividend (number 153) of 80 cents per share for the year ended 31 December 2003 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 19 March 2004.

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

Last date to trade ordinary shares "CUM" dividendFriday 12 March 2004
Ordinary shares trade "EX" dividendMonday 15 March 2004
Record dateFriday 19 March 2004
Payment date Thursday 25 March 2004

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 15 March 2004 and Friday 19 March 2004, 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 Friday 12 March 2004.


For and on behalf of the board

M A Kennedy
Group Secretary

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal

20 February 2004