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Interim Dividend
AGA has declared an Interim Dividend of 100 South African cents per share for the quarter ending June 30, 2012.   However, in terms of the withholding tax on dividends which became effective on April 1, 2012 in South Africa, a 15% dividend tax is applicable to shareholders liable to pay dividend tax which brings the dividend payable to 85 South African cents.
The above amount would be converted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 and communicated to the investing public.
Qualifying date
All shareholders registered in the books of AGA at the close of business on Friday, August 24, 2012 will qualify for the interim dividend.
Closure of Register (Record Date)
The Register of shareholders will be closed from Monday, August 27, 2012 to Friday, August 31, 2012 (both dates inclusive).
Ex-Dividend Date
In view of the foregoing, the ex-dividend date has been set as Wednesday, August 22, 2012.  Consequently, an investor purchasing AGA shares before this date will be entitled to the interim dividend. However, an investor buying AGA shares on or after Wednesday, August 22, 2012 will not be entitled to the interim dividend.
Dividend Payment Date
The interim dividend will be paid on Monday, September 17, 2012.
Issued in Accra, this 14th       
day of August, 2012.