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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…

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Eskom’s Kusile wet flue gas desulphurization plant achieves 93% removal efficiency rate upon completion and Performance test evaluation

Kusile is the first power plant in Africa to implement clean fuel technology such as flue-gas desulphurization – a state-of-the-art technology used to remove oxides of Sulphur

Kusile’s Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization technology is first of its kind in Africa, WFGD guarantees cleanest and most environmental friendly coal power processing with a SO2 removal efficiency of 93%, exceeding guaranteed performance GE’s Engineering Procurement and Commissioning (EPC) expertise ensured the delivery of WFGD Unit on schedule Equipped with the…

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Ethiopia: GE Power and FieldCore successfully restart production at Metahara Sugar Factory in record-breaking 20 days

The outage execution service of two steam turbines, which lasted 20 days, succeeded in bringing back the 5000-person workforce and solving sugar scarcity for more than the 100 million people in Ethiopia

Factory’s 5000-person workforce return to production lines after a 7-month plant downtime Successful execution solves sugar scarcity for Ethiopia’s more than 100 million people GE Power (www.GEPower.com) and FieldCore (www.FieldCore.com), the company’s independent field services execution arm, have successfully restarted Metahara Sugar Factory (https://goo.gl/E4VYTU) in Ethiopia, seven months after the…

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Nigeria: GE, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Announce Partnership to Empower Corps Members with Entrepreneurial Skills

The overall goal is to improve on and increase the capacity of the youth in building Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) (www.NYSC.gov.ng) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its commitment to skills development in Nigeria. Known as the Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB)…

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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 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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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…