Consolidated income statement
for the year ended 31 March 2011

    31 March     31 March  
    2011     2010  
  Notes   R’m     R’m  
Revenue   22   33 085     27 998  
Cost of providing services and sale of goods   23   (17 794)    (14 438) 
Selling, general and administration expenses   23   (10 354)    (9 155) 
Other gains/(losses) – net   24   (881)    (364) 
Operating profit     4 056     4 041  
Interest received   25   401     348  
Interest paid   25   (1 389)    (883) 
Other finance income/(costs) – net   25   (30)    114  
Share of equity-accounted results   7   3 290     2 058  
Impairment of equity-accounted investments     (23)    (62) 
Dilution gains on equity-accounted investments   7   1 461     –  
Gains on acquisitions and disposals   26   42     144  
Profit before taxation     7 808     5 760  
Taxation   27   (1 861)    (1 808) 
Net profit for the year     5 947     3 952  
Attributable to:          
Equity holders of the group     5 260     3 257  
Non-controlling interest     687     695  
    5 947     3 952  
Earnings per N ordinary share (cents)          
Basic   29   1 405     873  
Fully diluted   29   1 351     848  
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated annual financial statements.