CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
for the year ended 31 August 2010

    2010 2009
  Notes R'000 R'000
Cash effects of operating activities      
Profit before working capital changes 26.1 836 994 825 407
Working capital changes 26.2 (203 492) 489 583
Cash generated by operations   633 502 1 314 990
Interest received   9 376 14 346
Interest paid   (34 851) (42 683)
Taxation paid 26.3 (174 930) (229 158)
Cash inflow from operating activities before distributions   433 097 1 057 495
Distributions paid to shareholders 25 (244 711) (191 099)
Net cash effects of operating activities   188 386 866 396
Cash effects of investing activities      
Investment in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets to maintain operations   (86 404) (110 161)
Investment in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets to expand operations   (120 074) (114 464)
Acquisition of business net of cash acquired 26.5 (21 689) (9 924)
Acquisition of remaining interest in subsidiary 26.5 (3 500)
Proceeds from disposal of property, plant and equipment   1 516 1 600
Decrease in loan receivables   19 436 14 319
Net cash effects of investing activities   (210 715) (218 630)
Cash effects of financing activities      
Share cancellation expenses   (99)
Purchase of treasury shares   (321 862) (337 501)
Proceeds from disposal of treasury shares   15 158 42 387
Interest-bearing borrowings raised/(repaid)   71 331 (43 938)
Net cash effects of financing activities   (235 373) (339 151)
Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents   (257 702) 308 615
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the year   409 754 101 139
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the year 26.4 152 052 409 754