The Board has approved as dividend number 76, a scrip dividend with a cash alternative. Shareholders electing a scrip dividend will receive 1 share for every 167 shares held by such member. Members with a shareholding of less than 167 shares will receive the cash dividend. Shareholders only entitled to or electing a cash dividend, will receive a cash dividend of $7,000,000.00 per share.
Scrip dividend number 76 is payable to members holding 242,961,386 shares in the Company and who are registered as members in the books of the Company at the close of business on 13 June 2008 (“Record Date”).
Forms for election will be mailed to shareholders on 16 June 2008. The latest date for receipt of forms of election shall be 17 July 2008. Dividend warrants will be posted or direct and cheque payments made to shareholders on or about 21 July 2008 (“Payment Date”). The dividends payable to non-resident shareholders will be paid in accordance with Exchange Control, Regulations. Shareholders’ withholding tax will be deducted where applicable.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD