Earnings releases


Interim Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2004


DIVIDEND DECLARATION
 
Notice is hereby given that the board has declared an interim dividend (number 154) of 50 cents per share for the half-year ended 30 June 2004 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 27 August 2004.
The salient dates of the declaration and payment of this
interim dividend are as follows:
  Last date to trade ordinary 
  shares "CUM" dividend
Friday 20 August 2004
  Ordinary shares trade "EX" dividendMonday 23 August 2004
  Record dateFriday 27 August 2004
  Payment dateThursday 2 September 2004

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 
23 August 2004 and Friday 27 August 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 20 August 2004.

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

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal 30 July 2004