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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…

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3rd Batch of Nigerian Entrepreneurs Graduate from GE Lagos Garage Training Program

The program provided participants the opportunity to directly interact with the latest manufacturing technologies, including 3D printers and laser cutters that enable innovation through rapid prototyping

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premiere Digital Industrial Company has announced the graduation of the third batch of 28 young Nigerian entrepreneurs from its Lagos Garage - a hub for advanced manufacturing-based innovation, strategy development, idea generation and collaboration. The new graduates who joined the programme in the first…

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Baker Hughes and GE Oil & Gas Complete Combination, Creating the World’s First and Only Fullstream Oil and Gas Company

Uniquely Positioned to Drive Productivity, Lower Costs and Innovate Globally for Customers

Baker Hughes (https://BHGE.com), a GE (www.GE.com) company (NYSE: BHGE) announced today that the transaction combining GE’s oil and gas business with Baker Hughes is complete. The new company is the first and only to bring together industry-leading equipment, services and digital solutions across the entire spectrum of oil and gas…

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GE Signs Multiyear Agreement to Upgrade Gas Turbines at Songas Ltd.’s Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania

180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania

Multiyear Agreement with Songas Will Upgrade Generation Equipment at the Ubungo Power Plant Fleet360* Upgrades will Help Improve Plant Efficiency by approximately 3 percent and Help Ensure Long-term, Reliable Operation of the Plant’s Gas Turbines 180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania GE’s…

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GE East Africa Digital Roadshow

Africa is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, but the continent still faces significant challenges around clean water, power, transportation and healthcare

General Electric spearheads a digital transformation with the GE East Africa Digital Roadshow in Kenya and Ethiopia. Investment in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is expected to top $60 trillion during the next 15 years. And by 2020, over 50 billion assets will connect to the Internet. General Electric…

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General Electric Inaugurates New Offices in Ethiopia

GE continues to be a key partner for Africa with significant presence in the Sub-Saharan Africa region with over 2600 employees, revenues of about $3.9 billion dollars (2016) and operations in 33 countries

As part of GE’s investment commitment to Africa, the company deepens its presence in the continent with the opening of new offices in Ethiopia. Today, General Electric (www.GE.com), the world’s leading digital industrial company consolidated its footprint in Africa with the official opening of GE Ethiopia new offices in Addis…

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GE to supply power generation technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power project

Upon completion, it will be Africa’s first LPG fired power plant and the world’s largest plant of its kind

400 megawatt (MW) greenfield project will be Africa’s first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fired power plant and world’s largest plant of its kind Project will provide enough electricity for the equivalent of up to 17 percent of Ghana’s capacity and address the long-term energy requirements of the country Fuel-flexible plant…

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GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa

With this agreement, Clarke Energy is now a distributor of GE’s Jenbacher gas engines in 25 countries worldwide

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Helps Customers in Africa Address Ongoing Energy Supply and Grid Reliability Concerns With Addition of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda, Clarke Energy is Now a Distributor of GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines in 25 Countries Worldwide To better serve the growing…