Earnings releases

Interim Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2006


Notice is hereby given that the Board has declared an interim dividend (number 158) of 200 cents per share for the half-year ending 30 June 2006 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 25 August 2006.

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

Last date to trade ordinary shares 
   "CUM" dividend Friday 18 August 2006
Ordinary shares trade "EX" dividend Monday 21 August 2006
Record date Friday 25 August 2006
Payment date Thursday 31 August 2006

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 21 August 2006 and Friday 25 August 2006, 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 18 August 2006.

For and on behalf of the Board

M M L Mokoka
Group Secretary

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal
28 July 2006