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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 and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology Sign a MoU to enable Renewables Hydro/Wind Power Generation Skills Development in Ethiopia

The ultimate vision of the collaboration between GE and AAIT is to develop a Renewables - Center of Excellence at AAIT to serve as a practical learning hub for undergraduate students in the Ethiopia University system, a research incubator for graduate students and a reinforcing learning mechanism for faculty

General Electric (NYSE: GE; “GE”) (www.GE.com) GE Renewable Energy and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to frame an ongoing collaboration aimed at enabling capacity development programs focused on Renewable Energy.  Since late 2016 GE and AAiT have been working together to develop and…

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Technical University of Kenya (TUK) lands high tech aviation training devices

Donation from KQ, GE and Boeing to boost aviation training in the region

Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students at Technical University of Kenya (TUK) can now afford hands-on training on a high-tech CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767. The CF6-80A2 engine manufactured by General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) along with aviation maintenance training books, training aids, reading materials, used…

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GE Partners with The Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

The partnership results from the mutual interest of both organizations to foster economic growth and empowerment in Nigeria by building a skilled workforce and driving entrepreneurship development in the country

GE, TEF committed to skills development and growth of Nigerian entrepreneurs GE to offer an advanced manufacturing training program at Lagos Garage for up to 25 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs every year Leading multinational, General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) and leading entrepreneurship The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) (www.TonyElumeluFoundation.org) have announced a partnership…

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GE Launches ‘Garages’ Advanced Manufacturing Program in Lagos, Nigeria

Co-located with the GE Lagos offices in Victoria Island, the Lagos Garage will offer a year-round series of skills training programs focused on building the next generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs

GE launches its first ever permanent ‘garages’ installation in Lagos, Nigeria The GE Lagos garage supports Government’s localization, skills development and job creation efforts in Nigeria The Lagos Garages space features advanced manufacturing innovations like 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC mills, encouraging entrepreneurial growth and building a skilled workforce…

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Healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Welcomes its First Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

The programme has selected 17 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed at improving maternal and/or child health outcomes

GE ( www.GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship (www.SCU.edu/MillerCenter) launched the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme to accelerate health innovations in nine African countries The programme has selected 17 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed at improving maternal and/or child health outcomes The…

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GE Invests R500 Million to Innovate in Africa for Africa

Today GE, one of the world’s biggest digital industrial companies, officially opened its R500 million 2,700m2 facility, the GE Africa Innovation Centre in Johannesburg South Africa

GE (www.GE.com) opens state of the art Africa Innovation Centre The centre will leverage GE’s global expertise and will be GE’s innovation and technology transfer centre of excellence in Africa The centre will  enable skills and SME development in Africa and collaboration between  GE, it’s customers and stakeholders across Africa Today…

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GE opens new healthcare training and skills institute committed to training 10,000 health professionals by 2020

As part of GE’s commitment to supporting sustainable healthcare development in Kenya, the $13 million investment provides localized human capital development capabilities

As part of GE’s commitment to supporting sustainable healthcare development in Kenya, the $13 million investment provides localized human capital development capabilities The institute builds on the Ministry’s ongoing $420 million health modernization program, which has new impact data demonstrating improved access to radiology services for patients and increased operational…

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GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa

Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables more women to experience better health by improving the quality, accessibility, and…