WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number: 1929/001986/06
Share Code: WHL ISIN: ZAE000028288
("Woolworths" or "the company")
RESULTS OF GENERAL MEETING
At the general meeting of Woolworths shareholders held at 10:00 today
(Monday, 22 September 2003), in the Auditorium, 1st Floor, Woolworths House, 93
Longmarket Street, Cape Town, the shareholders approved all the necessary
resolutions authorising the company to distribute to its shareholders
18,5 cents per ordinary share of 0,15 cents each, by way of a reduction of the
share premium account, in lieu of a final dividend for the year ended 30 June
2003 ("the cash distribution"). The special resolution will be lodged with the
Registrar of Companies for registration. Should the special resolution not be
properly registered, shareholders will be advised accordingly.
Shareholders are advised that the last day to trade "cum" the cash
distribution in order to participate in the cash distribution will be Friday, 3
October 2003. The shares will commence trading "ex" the cash distribution from
Monday, 6 October 2003 and the record date will be Friday, 10 October 2003. The
cash distribution will be payable on Monday, 13 October 2003.
Shares may not be dematerialised or re-materialised between Monday, 6 October
2003 and Friday, 10 October 2003, both days inclusive.
22 September 2003
Date: 22/09/2003 12:59:31 PM Produced by the JSE SENS Department