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The Future of Work in Nigeria — New Report by General Electric Nigeria

In this 2017 issue, GE commissioned a survey of four key industries - Oil and Gas, Transportation, Healthcare and Power – for insight from their key leaders

Reports highlights skills requirements in critical sectors of the Nigerian economy. Recommends holistic private-private partnership to address gaps. Underscores links between relevant skills set and industrialization. General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com), Nigeria, today released a whitepaper titled "The Future of Work in Nigeria. Bridging the Skills Gap: The Key to Unlocking…

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GE reaches half way point of Medupi power plant construction with Final Acceptance of Unit 4

Once completed in 2020, Medupi will be the fourth-largest coal-fired power plant in the world and the largest in Africa

Final acceptance marks the completion of testing and the transition of the unit into commercial operation. This will be the 3rd unit of 6 in total marking the half way point of units transferred to commercial operation Medupi Unit 4 will add an additional 800MW to the National Grid GE…

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GE’s Hardware and Digital Upgrades Help Increase Efficiency and Output at Azito Power Plant in Ivory Coast

Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs

Project at Azito Power Plant in Abidjan marks GE’s first GT13E2 MXL2 Gas Turbine Upgrade in Sub-Saharan Africa. Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs. Upgrade includes GE’s Predix*-based Operations Optimization Solution to improve overall plant performance. To improve performance…

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GE partners African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills

This paradigm shift in industrial thinking will allow African companies to leapfrog competition and establish the continent as an industrial powerhouse

The African Leadership University (ALU) (www.ALUeducation.com) and GE Africa (http://APO.af/j82LQU) announced today the launch of the ALU Africa Industrial Internet Program (http://APO.af/dQMC51). Powered by GE, the program combines the best of GE’s technical expertise with ALU’s unique learning model in a 12-month professional training program that merges the essential business…

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GE Africa CEO Wins Prestigious Princeton in Africa Award

Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering year-long fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent

Jay Ireland, CEO & President of GE Africa (www.GE.com) was one of two to receive a Princeton in Africa award at the program’s annual gala awards which was held yesterday in New York. Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering year-long fellowship…

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The Gauteng Province and GE Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Economic Development

Under the MoU, GE and the Office of the Premier will work together to identify critical areas for collaboration and leverage on the vast economic opportunities within the Gauteng Province

The MoU covers collaboration in the Energy and Healthcare sectors. Through the collaboration, GE will support the Premier’s Office’s “Tshepo 1 Million” youth empowerment programme, which focuses on creating employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for the Gauteng youth. The Gauteng Province (www.Gauteng.gov.za) and GE (www.GE.com) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding…

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Northern States Governors Forum Selects GE to Boost Healthcare Development in Nigeria

NSFG and GE will explore several areas for collaboration across primary, secondary and tertiary care facilities

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States, with the signing of a one-of-a-kind strategic partnership agreement this week in Abuja Under the…

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Rx Healthcare Fund Announces Anchor Investors

The Fund aims to address growing demand for high-quality healthcare services across North African and Sub-Saharan jurisdictions, through investments in high growth potential entities in three key sectors: specialized hospitals, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals

Rx Healthcare Fund (“Rx” or the “Fund”) (www.RxHealthManagement.com), an Africa-focused healthcare private equity fund currently under establishment, today announced that GE Healthcare (www.GEhealthcare.com), a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, is set to become an anchor limited partner in Rx. Following an earlier commitment to Rx by…

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Baker Hughes, a GE company awarded contract by Nigeria LNG in milestone digital agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

BHGE was asked by NLNG to develop a solution to enhance the performance of LNG trains at its gas liquefaction plant in Bonny Island, Nigeria

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will provide Asset Performance Management (APM) software services to reduce unplanned outages and trips for LNG trains This deal marks the first BHGE Turbomachinery & Process Solutions APM offering in the Sub-Saharan Africa region Agreement leverages the GE store with a strong support also…

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GE partners with Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO) to improve outcomes for expectant mothers and babies at Kibera slum in Nairobi

According to WHO data for Kenya in 2015, maternal mortality rates accounted for 510 deaths per 100,000 live births and an infant mortality rate of 36 per 1,000 live births

General Electric (www.GE.com) and charity Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO), today announced a new maternal and infant care initiative aimed at increasing access to pre-natal screenings for expectant mothers in Kibera, believed to be the largest urban slum in Africa with an estimated 700,000 inhabitants [1]. Under the $25,000…