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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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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 signs $25 Million Partner Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise for Digital Solutions across Middle East, Africa & Turkey

One of the first solutions this partnership will focus on is OpShield from GE Digital

Partnership over three years will bring Cyber Security and other GE Digital solutions to the Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA & T) region, targeting critical industrial operations The cyber security solutions at the heart of the agreement will enable regional stakeholders to move forward with the journey of digital…

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Baker Hughes, a GE Company Awarded Second Major Contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG

The second contract - which was awarded through the former GE Oil & Gas business - will allow BHGE to provide rotating equipment for the power and gas refrigeration process of the new FLNG facility

Rotating equipment including aeroderivative gas turbines for power and gas refrigeration process of the new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, the first-ever built in Africa, for Africa. This is the second major contract award for Coral South FLNG project, with BHGE also providing leading subsea technologies and services for…

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE (www.GE.com), is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda, where only 20% of the population is connected to electricity. Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development…

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healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Welcomes its Second Cohort of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

The program is designed to help the organizations acquire business fundamentals, improve their strategic thought processes, and articulate business plans that demonstrate impact, growth and long-term financial sustainability

- GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship launched the second cohort of the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme to continue to accelerate health innovations in Africa - This programme has selected 14 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed at improving maternal and/or…

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GE Partners Lagos Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) to Train Students in Advanced Manufacturing

The program will be run by GE Garage engineers and instructors to enhance the students’ current capabilities whilst helping them develop new skill sets

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s Digital Industrial Company has announced a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage, the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment (https://WealthCreation.lagosstate.gov.ng) and the Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) (http://LASTVEB.com.ng) aimed at developing the skills of students in…

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GE leads the end to end power technology debate at PowerGen and DistribuTech 2017 event in Johannesburg

The electricity industry in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and the old linear model of conducting electricity affairs is being challenged and tested, as new models are emerging with far reaching impact

GE’s George Njenga shows how new technologies across the electricity value network are helping countries meet their electricity demands Sustaining these investments is key to assuring Africa’s growth Technology available today can be employed to create reliable, sustainable, localized and more efficient energy networks. That was the message that George…