Condensed consolidated statement of cash flows

  Year to Year to
  31 August 31 August
  2012 2011
R'000 (reviewed) (audited)
Operating profit before working capital changes 1 235 114 1 075 227
Working capital changes (161 586) (105 055)
Net interest paid (33 465) (21 113)
Taxation paid (276 458) (271 988)
Cash inflow from operating activities before distributions 763 605 677 071
Dividends/distributions paid to shareholders (337 285) (295 507)
Net cash flows from operating activities 426 320 381 564
Net cash flows from investing activities (247 949) (209 353)
  Capital expenditure (255 789) (215 701)
  Acquisition of businesses (10 225)
  Other investing activities 7 840 16 573
Net cash flows from financing activities (170 710) (306 473)
  Purchase of treasury shares (12 013) (552 406)
  Other financing activities (158 697) 245 933
     
Net increase/(decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 7 661 (134 262)