shareholders' diary

Dates for 2006/7  
2006 Annual General Meeting 30 January 2007
Preliminary profit announcements  
Interim to February 2007 May 2007
Final to August 2007 October 2007
Publication of 2007 annual report December 2007
2006 Final distribution  
Last day to trade to be eligible 8 December 2006
Date of distribution 18 December 2006
2007 Interim distribution  
Last day to trade to be eligible June 2007
Date of distribution June 2007
2007 Final distribution  
Last day to trade to be eligible December 2007
Date of distribution December 2007

STRATE Charity Shares

Shareholders with small or odd-lot holdings, or those who find the cost of selling their shares exceeds the market value of their shares, may wish to consider donating the shares to charity. An independent non-profit organisation called STRATE Charity Shares has been established to administer this process. In terms of this initiative, investors may donate their holdings, whether or not they have been converted to an electronic record of ownership in STRATE, to one or more nominated charities. The value of any shares donated may be deducted from taxable income, as the scheme is registered under section 18A of the Income Tax Act in South Africa.

For further details, queries and/or donations, contact the STRATE Share Care toll-free helpline on 0800 202 363 or +27 (0)11 373 0038, or e-mail