Earnings releases

Interim Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2003

Notice is hereby given that the board has declared an interim dividend (number 152) of 40 cents per share for the half-year ended 30 June 2003 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 29 August 2003.
The salient dates of the declaration and payment of this interim dividend are as follows:
  Last date to trade ordinary 
  shares "CUM" dividend
Friday22 August 2003
  Ordinary shares trade "EX" dividendMonday25 August 2003
  Record dateFriday29 August 2003
  Payment dateThursday 4 September 2003

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 25 August 2003 and Friday 29 August 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 Friday 22 August 2003. 

For and on behalf of the board
M A Kennedy
Group Secretary

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal  1 August 2003