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GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company has now installed over 300 turbines in up to 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

100 power plants across renewables, gas and steam plants generating over 46GW of power Over 300 installed turbines providing equivalent power for up to 250 million people 100th Power plant milestone reached in Angola with recent fast, mobile TM2500 gas power installations At the forefront of innovation and technology in…

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Kenya's Amu Power Signs Clean Coal Technology Agreement with GE

GE Power will design, manufacture and deliver its market-leading Ultra Super-Critical clean coal technology components (boiler and steam turbine generator) and air quality control systems for the Lamu Coal Power Plant

Gulf Energy (https://GulfEnergy.co.ke), the developer of the 1050Mw Lamu Coal Power Plant (Amu Power) (www.AmuPower.co.ke), the largest private sector led infrastructure project in East and Central Africa, has today entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) that will see the plant use GE’s Ultra-Supercritical Clean…

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    • The coding challenge saw some 46 girls in Grades 6 and 7 at the SHOFCO School for girls undergo an engaging session of coding challenges facilitated by Kids Comp Camp and career guidance session with GE Women Network
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General Electric and Kids Comp Camp Collaborate to get more Kenyan Girls into Science and Technology

Today’s event dubbed She Can Code Challenge is part of GE’s Girls initiative designed to encourage girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math and STEM-based careers

GE, SHOFCO and Kids Comp Camp collaborate to bridge STEM Gap for Girls from underserved schools and communities The girls will also benefit from other opportunities such as shadowing GE employees on the job and visiting GE facilities such as the GE’s Healthcare training centre and other customer sites. General…

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GE Healthcare collaborates with Kenya Cardiac Society to train cardiac health professionals

The course will see 40 personnel trained over the two-year duration of the partnership

The initiative is part of GE’s commitment to build capacity among hospital professionals in Kenya GE will provide echocardiography equipment, content and facilitators for the training sessions, targeting medical personnel and technical staff from private and government-run institutions KCS’s comprehensive training model will offer trainees the opportunity for high quality…

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    • L-R: Neil Mackin, Manager - Business Development, APMT Nigeria; Fola Oyeyinka, SSA, Economic Matters to the President; - Lazarus Angbazo, CEO & President, GE Nigeria; Thomas Konditi, CEO & President, GE Transportation Africa; Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Petrus Fusi, Chief Executive, Transnet International Holdings; Mr. Ding Zhengguo, Chairman, PowerChina International Group Ltd and Eyo Ekpo, Business Development Executive, GE Transportation at the signing of the Interim Phase agreement for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession in Washington D.C. last Friday
    • L-R Neil Mackin, Manager - Business Development, APMT Nigeria; Thomas Konditi, CEO & President, GE Transportation Africa; Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Mr. Ding Zhengguo, Chairman, PowerChina International Group Ltd; Petrus Fusi, Chief Executive, Transnet International Holdings; Standing- Lazarus Angbazo, CEO & President, GE Nigeria; Fola Oyeyinka, SSA, Economic Matters to the President and Eyo Ekpo, Business Development Executive, GE Transportation at the signing of the Interim Phase agreement for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession in Washington D.C. last Friday
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CORRECTION: International Consortium Signs Interim Phase Agreement with Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) for Rail Concession

Consortium to proceed with execution of Interim Phase of the Rail Concession process

Following its award of preferred bidder status by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 2017, an International Consortium last Friday in Washington D.C, signed an agreement to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. Initiated by General Electric (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company,…

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Correction: https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/correction-international-consortium-signs-interim-phase-agreement-with-federal-government-of-nigeria-fgn-for-rail-concession?lang=en

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    • L-R: Government Affairs & Policy Leader, GE Africa, Phillipe Dongier , President & CEO, GE Africa, Jay Ireland and Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwunmi Ambode at a meeting in the GE office in Washington D.C, to discuss continued areas of collaboration in Power, Healthcare & Skills Development through the GE Lagos Garage Training Program
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GE Partners Lagos State, Others to Host Technology Conference for Nigerian Start-ups in the US

Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwumi Ambode, delivered the keynote speech entitled ‘The Role of Technopreneurs in Lagos: An Emerging Smart City’

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company, this week partnered with the Lagos State Government and others to host a technology conference for Nigerian startups in the US. The conference, which was…

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Uganda Government selects Consortium comprising YAATRA, BHGE, LionWorks, and Saipem to develop, finance, construct and operate a greenfield Oil Refinery in Hoima District, Uganda

When executed, this will help develop the industry infrastructure and provide livelihood for the Ugandan people and, by extension, other East African countries

Following the favourable evaluation of its private sector-led offer by the Uganda Government, the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC) comprised of YAATRA Ventures (www.YAATRAVentures.com), Baker Hughes, a GE company (www.BHGE.com), LionWorks Group (http://LionWorksCapital.com) and Saipem (www.Saipem.com), signed a project framework agreement confirming its selection for the realization of a 60,000…

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GE Power awards R30Million of Student Bursaries in Partnership with ESKOM

The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend

GE Power grants 60 needs-based bursaries to deserving students from Mpumalanga province Bursary to cover books, tuition, accommodation and stipend for all recipients Bursary to run for a period of 4 years. GE’s Steam Power business (NYSE: GE) (www.GEPower.com/steam) in collaboration with ESKOM (www.ESKOM.co.za), South Africa’s power utility company, has…

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GE supports Ghana’s digitization drive; hosts Vice President in Silicon Valley

The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, recently joined a delegation to Silicon Valley led by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is currently spearheading the country’s digital transformation project. The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move…