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					Notes to the condensed Company annual financial statements
for the year ended 31 March

Basis of preparation
These condensed annual financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the recognition and measurement criteria of IFRS as issued by the IASB and
comply with the disclosure requirements of International Accounting Standard 34: Interim Financial Reporting, the JSE Listings Requirements and the Companies Act of 1973, as
amended. They have been prepared on the historical cost basis, except for certain financial instruments which are measured at fair value or at amortised costs and are presented in
South African rand, the Company’s functional currency.

The significant accounting policies and methods of computation are consistent in all material respects with those applied in the previous period, except as described at the end of the
Group’s significant accounting policies. The Company’s critical accounting judgements, including those involving estimates, are disclosed in accounting policies.

                                                                                                                                                  2010               2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                   Rm                 Rm              Rm
1.     Impairment losses
       Investments in subsidiaries                                                                                                              (4 987)              (267)           (163)
       Other                                                                                                                                      (185)              (203)           (157)
                                                                                                                                                (5 172)              (470)           (320)


       During the year, the Company impaired its equity investments in Vodacom International Limited and Vodacom UK Limited largely due to the economic downturn and an
       increasingly competitive environment. The recoverable amounts of all equity investments are based on value in use calculations.

2.     (Loss)/Gain on remeasurement and disposal of financial instruments
       Included in (loss)/gain on remeasurement and disposal of financial instruments are impairment losses of R1 733 million relating to loans receivable from subsidiaries.

3.     Dividends
       Refer to the directors’ report for details of dividends.

                                                                                                                                                  2010               2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                   Rm                 Rm              Rm
4.     Financial assets
       Non-current
       Investments in subsidiaries (Note 4.1)                                                                                                     5 067             9 342            4 319
       Loans receivable from subsidiaries (Note 4.2)                                                                                              2 851             3 218            1 041
       Investment in associate                                                                                                                        –                92                –
       Other investments                                                                                                                             64                64              109
                                                                                                                                                  7 982            12 716            5 469

       Current
       Loans receivable from subsidiaries (Note 4.2)                                                                                                 77                32                  –
       Loans receivable from associate                                                                                                                –               117                 26
                                                                                                                                                     77               149                 26

4.1    Investments in subsidiaries
       Vodacom (Pty) Limited                                                                                                                      2 255             2 255            2 385
       Vodacom UK Limited                                                                                                                         1 712             4 938                –
       Vodacom International Limited                                                                                                                575             1 965            1 733
       VM, SA                                                                                                                                       341                 –                –
       Vodacom Tanzania Limited                                                                                                                     184               184              201
                                                                                                                                                  5 067             9 342            4 319

4.2    Loans receivable from subsidiaries
       Non-current
       Vodacom UK Limited                                                                                                                         1 563             1 926                –
       Vodacom Tanzania Limited                                                                                                                   1 132             1 155              895
       Other                                                                                                                                        156               137              146
                                                                                                                                                  2 851             3 218            1 041

       Current
       Vodacom UK Limited                                                                                                                             –                32                  –
       Other                                                                                                                                         77                 –                  –
                                                                                                                                                     77                32                  –

5.     Trade and other receivables
       Money market lendings to subsidiaries                                                                                                      4 317             1 466            6 103
       Amounts owed by subsidiaries                                                                                                                 176                92              167
       Other                                                                                                                                         77                24               98
       Total current trade and other receivables                                                                                                  4 570             1 582            6 368
                                                                                                                                                2010              2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                   R                 R               R
6.    Share capital
      Authorised
        4 000 000 000 ordinary shares with no par value (2009 and 2008: 100 000 ordinary shares of R0.01 each)                                      –            1 000           1 000



                                                                                                                                                2010              2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                 Rm                Rm              Rm
      Issued
      Fully paid share capital
         1 487 954 000 ordinary shares with no par value (2009 and 2008: 10 000 ordinary shares of R0.01 each)                                      *                 *                  *
      Treasury shares
         1 433 868 ordinary shares with no par value                                                                                            (84)1                 –                  –
                                                                                                                                                 (84)                 *                  *
      Notes:
      1. The Group acquired 4 722 504 shares as part of the current year forfeitable share plan allocation, of which 1 433 868 shares were acquired by the Company for participants
      employed by the Company. Refer to Notes 15 and 16.2.1 of the consolidated annual financial statements for further details.
      *Fully paid share capital of R100.

                                                                                                                                                2010              2009            2008
      Movements in the number of shares outstanding:
      1 April                                                                                                                          1 487 954 000            10 000          10 000
         Statutory shares in issue                                                                                                     1 487 954 000            10 000          10 000
         Treasury shares                                                                                                                            –                –               –
      Repurchase of shares – forfeitable share plan                                                                                       (1 433 868)                –               –
      31 March                                                                                                                         1 486 520 132            10 000          10 000
        Statutory shares in issue                                                                                                      1 487 954 000            10 000          10 000
        Treasury shares (held by the Company)                                                                                             (1 433 868)                –               –


      The unissued share capital is under the control of the current shareholders and the directors do not have the authority to issue any unissued shares.

7.    Other reserves
      Forfeitable share plan reserve
      The Company granted 1 439 192 forfeitable shares at a weighted average grant date fair value of R58.69, of which 5 324 shares were forfeited during the year. The total share-
      based payment expense recognised in the Company’s profit or loss relating to these forfeitable shares amounted to R9 million. R2 million of the current year’s dividend declared
      was offset against the forfeitable share plan reserve. No forfeitable shares have vested as at 31 March 2010. Refer to Note 16.2.1 of the consolidated annual financial
      statements for further details on the Company’s forfeitable share plan.

                                                                                                                                                2010              2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                 Rm                Rm              Rm

8.    Borrowings
      Non-current
      Interest bearing borrowings (Note 8.1)                                                                                                   2 532                  –                  –

      Current
      Interest bearing borrowings (Note 8.1)                                                                                                   1 061             4 878           2 456
      Financial guarantee liability                                                                                                                –                21              88
                                                                                                                                               1 061             4 899           2 544

8.1   Interest bearing borrowings
      The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited/Rand Merchant Bank                                                                             2 532                 –               –
      Absa Bank Limited capital facility                                                                                                           –             2 991               –
      Bank borrowings classified as financing activities                                                                                       1 061             1 887           2 456
                                                                                                                                               3 593             4 878           2 456

      Refer to Note 17 of the consolidated annual financial statements for further details.

9.    Trade and other payables
      Money market deposits from subsidiaries                                                                                                    716               508             899
      Amounts owed to subsidiaries                                                                                                                90                80             108
      Other                                                                                                                                      173               133             140
      Total current trade and other payables                                                                                                     979               721           1 147

10.   Reclassifications
      The Company had similar reclassifications than those disclosed in Note 23 of the consolidated annual financial statements. The Company also reclassified dividends received
      from operating activities to investing activities.

                                                                                                                                                2010              2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                 Rm                Rm              Rm

11.   Commitments
      Capital                                                                                                                                      7                16              33
      Other                                                                                                                                    1 655             1 455             751
                                                                                                                                               1 662             1 471             784


      Capital commitments for property, plant and equipment and computer software will be financed through internal cash generation and bank credit. Other consists of commitments
      relating to functions and events, funding of subsidiaries and transmission and data lines.
12.    Contingencies
       Various legal contingencies
       The Company is currently involved in various legal proceedings and has, in consultation with its legal counsel, assessed the outcome of these proceedings. Following this
       assessment, the Company’s management has determined that no provision is required in respect of these legal proceedings as at 31 March 2010. Litigations, current or pending,
       are not likely to have a material adverse effect on the Company.

13.    Events after the reporting period
       Refer to Note 27 of the consolidated annual financial statements for details of events after the reporting period.

14.    Related parties
       The Company’s related parties are its parent, subsidiaries, associate, pension schemes and key management including directors. In prior years, Telkom SA Limited and its
       subsidiaries were included in related parties since Telkom SA Limited had joint control over the Company.

14.1   Balances with related parties
       Refer to Notes 4, 5 and 9 for details of balances with subsidiaries. Refer to Note 4 for details of balances with the Company’s associate. These outstanding balances are
       unsecured and will be settled in cash in the ordinary course of business.

                                                                                                                                                 2010              2009            2008
                                                                                                                                                  Rm                Rm              Rm

14.2   Transactions with related parties
       Subsidiaries                                                                                                                            12 401              9 101           8 607
         Revenue                                                                                                                                  577                631             606
         Other operating expenses                                                                                                                 (62)               (18)            (16)
         Finance income                                                                                                                           553                960           1 003
         Finance costs                                                                                                                          (333)              (422)           (362)
         Dividends received                                                                                                                    11 666              7 950           7 376


14.3   Directors’ and key management personnel remuneration
       Refer to Note 28.3 of the consolidated annual financial statements for details of directors’ and key management personnel remuneration.

				
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