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GE Healthcare’s Versana Premier: Driving Access to Affordable Healthcare in South Africa

The launch took place in multiple customer sites in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has today announced the launch of Versana Premier for the first time in South Africa. The launch took place in multiple customer sites in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. Versana Premier is part of the Versana ultrasound family, which comprises of solutions that help empower care without…

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    • L-R: Mr Kayode Ogunnubi, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Science & Technology, Ms Patricia Obozuwa, Director of Communications & Public Affairs, GE Africa, Mrs Ganiat Abidemi Raji, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment and Mr Olaoluwa Oguntuyi, Director of Technical & Vocational Services, Lagos State Vocational and Educational Board at the launch of the GE Lagos Garage E-Learning Portal in Lagos
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GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal at Lagos Garage Week 2018

The portal was launched during GE’s Lagos Garage Week 2018, a year-end series of events held annually at the Lagos Garage

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE (www.GE.com) (NYSE: GE), the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program with the objective of extending the training program’s reach to thousands of Nigerians…

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GE, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Sign Letter of Intent on End-To-End Power Delivery

The focus will be on the expansion, repair and upgrade of all critical transmission and distribution infrastructure

As part of its efforts to help boost power supply in Nigeria, GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday announced its intention to collaborate with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) on the development of an End-To-End to Power Intervention (EEIP). This announcement followed a…

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    • Demilade Adesiyan, GE Lagos Garage Program Manager, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde. Secretary to the Ondo State Government and Olumbe Akinkugbe, Senior Special Assistant to the Ondo State Governor on ICT at the just concluded one- week advanced manufacturing training program for select entrepreneurs in Akure, Ondo state
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GE Partners Ondo State Govt. to Train Local Entrepreneurs on Advanced Manufacturing

The intensive one-week training program was aimed at empowering 25 entrepreneurs drawn from across the state with valuable skills in advanced manufacturing

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s Digital Industrial Company has just concluded a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage and the Ondo State Information Technology Agency to develop the skills of entrepreneurs in the state in advanced manufacturing and business development. The intensive one-week training program was…

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    • GE believes it is necessary to inject urgency into addressing ongoing gender imbalance in technical fields and fully transform into a digital industrial company
    • The coding challenge saw some 46 girls in Grades 6 and 7 at the SHOFCO School for girls undergo an engaging session of coding challenges facilitated by Kids Comp Camp and career guidance session with GE Women Network
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General Electric and Kids Comp Camp Collaborate to get more Kenyan Girls into Science and Technology

Today’s event dubbed She Can Code Challenge is part of GE’s Girls initiative designed to encourage girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math and STEM-based careers

GE, SHOFCO and Kids Comp Camp collaborate to bridge STEM Gap for Girls from underserved schools and communities The girls will also benefit from other opportunities such as shadowing GE employees on the job and visiting GE facilities such as the GE’s Healthcare training centre and other customer sites. General…

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    • L-R: Government Affairs & Policy Leader, GE Africa, Phillipe Dongier , President & CEO, GE Africa, Jay Ireland and Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwunmi Ambode at a meeting in the GE office in Washington D.C, to discuss continued areas of collaboration in Power, Healthcare & Skills Development through the GE Lagos Garage Training Program
    • L-R: President & CEO, GE Africa, Jay Ireland, Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwunmi Ambode and Commissioner for Environment, Lagos State, Hon. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti at a meeting in the GE office in Washington D.C, to discuss continued areas of collaboration in Power, Healthcare & Skills Development through the GE Lagos Garage Training Program (1)
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GE Partners Lagos State, Others to Host Technology Conference for Nigerian Start-ups in the US

Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwumi Ambode, delivered the keynote speech entitled ‘The Role of Technopreneurs in Lagos: An Emerging Smart City’

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company, this week partnered with the Lagos State Government and others to host a technology conference for Nigerian startups in the US. The conference, which was…

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    • Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia with Chief Information Officer, GE Africa, Sulemana Abubakar
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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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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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healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Announces the Graduation of its First Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa

GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa This programme culminates in a “Premier Pitch” event where 14 finalists will present their respective enterprises to an…