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currency-adjusted statement of cash flows

for the year ended 31 August 2006
  2006   2005   2006   2005 2006   2005   2006   2005  
  R’000   R’000   US$’000   US$’000 €’000   €’000   £’000   £’000  
Cash generated by operations 351 264   257 665   54 207   41 359 44 296   32 616   30 281   22 406  
Net interest paid (60 003)   (49 086)   (9 260)   (7 879) (7 567)   (6 213)   (5 173)   (4 268)  
Taxation paid (71 301)   (109 258)   (11 003)   (17 537) (8 991)   (13 830)   (6 147)   (9 501)  
Cash effects of operating activities before distributions 219 960   99 321   33 944   15 943 27 738   12 573   18 961   8 637  
Distributions paid to shareholders (102 323)   (112 465)   (15 791)   (18 052) (12 903)   (14 236)   (8 821)   (9 780)  
Net cash effects of operating activities 117 637   (13 144)   18 153   (2 109) 14 835   (1 663)   10 140   (1 143)  
Net cash effects of investing activities (101 543)   (182 660)   (15 670)   (29 319) (12 805)   (23 122)   (8 754)   (15 883)  
Net cash effects of financing activities (69 391)   (149 478)   (10 708)   (23 993) (8 750)   (18 921)   (5 982)   (12 998)  
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (53 297)   (345 282)   (8 225)   (55 421) (6 720)   (43 706)   (4 596)   (30 024)  
Rates used for currency conversion         R   R R   R   R   R  
Average rate         6.48   6.23 7.93   7.90   11.60   11.50  
In order to give users of these financial statements an indication of the relative values in foreign currencies, the group statement of cash flows in South African Rands has been converted to US dollars, Euros and UK pounds, using the daily average spot rates of those currencies for the year.