Earnings releases


Interim Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2005


DIVIDEND DECLARATION
 

Notice is hereby given that the board has declared an interim dividend (number 156) of 120 cents per share for the half-year ended 30 June 2005 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 26 August 2005.

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

   Last date to trade ordinary shares "CUM" dividend Friday 19 August 2005
 Ordinary shares trade "EX" dividendMonday 22 August 2005
 Record dateFriday26 August 2005
 Payment dateThursday   1 September 2005

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 22 August 2005 and Friday 26 August 2005, 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 19 August 2005.

For and on behalf of the board

M M L Mokoka
Group Secretary

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal
29 July 2005