Condensed Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

  Six months Six months Year to
  28 February 28 February 31 August
  2010 2009 2009
R’000 (unaudited) (unaudited) (audited)
Operating profit before working capital changes 376 681 423 749 825 407
Working capital changes (324 699) 101 378 489 583
Net interest paid (14 291) (26 671) (28 337)
Taxation paid (99 463) (143 274) (229 158)
Cash (outflow)/inflow from operating activities before distributions (61 772) 355 182 1 057 495
Distributions paid to shareholders (162 790) (125 541) (191 099)
Net cash effects of operating activities (224 562) 229 641 866 396
Net cash effects of investing activities (74 586) (94 279) (218 630)
  Acquisition of business (8 785) (9 924)
  Capital expenditure (84 898) (82 473) (224 625)
  Other investing activities 10 312 (3 021) 15 919
Net cash effects of financing activities 21 635 (65 036) (339 151)
  Purchase of treasury shares (145 101) (142 037) (337 501)
  Other financing activities 166 736 77 001 (1 650)
       
Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents (277 513) 70 326 308 615