The Directors have resolved to declare an interim dividend of Kshs.1.50 (60%) per share (2017: Kshs.2.50 per share) for the half year, on the issued share capital of 188,542,286 ordinary shares of Kshs.2.50 each. The total interim dividend payout will amount to Kshs 282.8 million (2017: Kshs 471.4 million).

The dividend will be paid less withholding tax where applicable on or about 30th September, 2018, to shareholders registered at the close of business on 16th September, 2018.

The register of members will be closed from 19th September to 23rd September 2018, both dates inclusive.