Telkom SA SOC Limited announced that the policy is to pay an annual dividend of 60% of headline earnings with an interim dividend of 40% of interim headline earnings. In line with the dividend policy, the board declared an interim gross ordinary dividend number 25 of 71.52636 cents per share. The declared dividend is payable on 2 December 2019 to shareholders recorded in the register of the company at close of business on 29 November 2019. The dividend will be subject to a local dividend withholding tax rate of 20%, which will result in a net final dividend of 57.22109 cents per ordinary share to those shareholders not exempt from paying dividend withholding tax. Last date to trade cum dividend is 26 November 2019. Shares trade ex-dividend is 27 November 2019.