Many families became proud home owners as part of a project that saw the construction of 4, 654 housing units. The types of houses are called Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) housing which is the first for the Northern Cape.
The Lerato Park Integrated Housing Project is a formerly designated National Priority Project devised in line with Government’s Comprehensive Plan for the Development of Sustainable Human Settlement (Comprehensive Plan) of 2004.
Telecommunications heavyweight, MTN SA, built a new data centre in Centurion, north of Johannesburg. This operates entirely independently of SA’s electricity grid.
The site is able to function indefinitely without drawing any power from Eskom by using natural gas piped in from Mozambique.
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The facility cost at least R100m, excluding the cost of land, and functions as a key switching and transmission centre for MTN’s network.
Bigen Africa mourns the passing of one of our nation’s greatest sons. A man who aspired to build a free, non racist and non sexist society for all – a society within which human beings could live with dignity, pride and unity. We have known him as an extraordinary statesman and human being, and for his outstanding socio-political achievements.
Bigen Africa Group’s first integrated annual report, for the financial year ended October 2012, provides an overview of sustainable achievements in market penetration, operational efficiencies, financial prudence and social economic development. Some highlights include: