INTERIM GROUP RESULTS for the six months ended 28 February 2009
  6 month to   6 months to   Year to
  28 February   29 February   31 August
  2009   2008   2008
  (unaudited)   (unaudited)   (audited)
R’000     (restated)   (restated)
Operating profit before working capital changes 423 749   366 262   722 059
Working capital changes 101 378   (241 278)   (222 516)
Net interest paid (26 671)   (13 778)   (42 612)
Taxation paid (143 274)   (74 236)   (192 609)
Cash inflow from operating activities before distributions 355 182   36 970   264 322
Distributions paid to shareholders (125 541)   (111 538)   (156 793)
Net cash effects of operating activities 229 641   (74 568)   107 529
Net cash effects of investing activities (94 279)   282 484   183 139
  (Acquisition of business)/proceeds on disposal of business (8 785)   316 356   314 631
  Capital expenditure (82 473)   (65 696)   (174 300)
  Other investing activities (3 021)   31 824   42 808
Net cash effects of financing activities (65 036)   (474 032)   (602 804)
  Purchase of treasury shares (142 037)   (492 074)   (607 041)
  Other financing activities 77 001   18 042   4 237
Net increase/(decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 70 326   (266 116)   (312 136)