5. Equity Capital Raised on the JSE (Calendar Years) (R Million)*


                  Month      Year to     1997     1996     1995
                  ended      date
                  Jan 98     1998


Acquisition        
of Assets         2,394      2,394      21,612   6,413    1,560

Rights           
Issue               316        316      9,671    9,835    6,718

Scrip             
Dividend            456        456      6,366    6,812    5,356

Share             
Incentive            45         45      3,471      925      681

Via 
Prospectus            0          0        742      944      942

Waiver
of pre-emptive     
rights                2          2     5,170     2,935    1,538

Other                29         29     3,286       535    2,700

TOTAL             3,242      3,242    50,318    28,399   19,495
*Totals May Vary Monthly

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