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Ground Breaking Public-Private Partnership brings lifesaving medical oxygen to hospitals across the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

The President of Ethiopia, H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, and the Minister of Health, H.E. Dr. Amir Aman, are presiding over the commissioning ceremony for the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre on April 4, 2019

The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, the General Electric (GE) Foundation (www.GE.com/sustainability/philanthropy), and Grand Challenges Canada announce the launch of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre. Located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre will provide affordable and reliable…

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    • Andrew Waititu, General Manager, General Electric Healthcare, East Africa, gives students a tour of the equipment at the GE Healthcare Training Centre. GE and Young Scientists Kenya hosted a workshop to discuss the importance of STEM careers to develop innovative solutions for diverse challenges in the country.
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers can help unlock solutions for social and economic challenges

In Africa, less than 2% of students, under 18, finish school with vital Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers are becoming increasingly important in order to prepare students to develop innovative solutions to solve challenges in diverse sectors. General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) and Young Scientists Kenya (YSK.co.ke) hosted a workshop to sensitize male and female secondary school students on the benefits…

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GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide…

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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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    • L-R: Neil Mackin, Manager - Business Development, APMT Nigeria; Fola Oyeyinka, SSA, Economic Matters to the President; - Lazarus Angbazo, CEO & President, GE Nigeria; Thomas Konditi, CEO & President, GE Transportation Africa; Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Petrus Fusi, Chief Executive, Transnet International Holdings; Mr. Ding Zhengguo, Chairman, PowerChina International Group Ltd and Eyo Ekpo, Business Development Executive, GE Transportation at the signing of the Interim Phase agreement for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession in Washington D.C. last Friday
    • L-R Neil Mackin, Manager - Business Development, APMT Nigeria; Thomas Konditi, CEO & President, GE Transportation Africa; Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Mr. Ding Zhengguo, Chairman, PowerChina International Group Ltd; Petrus Fusi, Chief Executive, Transnet International Holdings; Standing- Lazarus Angbazo, CEO & President, GE Nigeria; Fola Oyeyinka, SSA, Economic Matters to the President and Eyo Ekpo, Business Development Executive, GE Transportation at the signing of the Interim Phase agreement for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession in Washington D.C. last Friday
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CORRECTION: International Consortium Signs Interim Phase Agreement with Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) for Rail Concession

Consortium to proceed with execution of Interim Phase of the Rail Concession process

Following its award of preferred bidder status by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 2017, an International Consortium last Friday in Washington D.C, signed an agreement to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. Initiated by General Electric (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company,…

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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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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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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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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 reinforces Commitment to Africa at 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum

GE, which has operated in Africa for over 100 years, committed at the 2014 event to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018

The African growth story is still real (http://APO.af/XuTtrc). Two years ago, the first U.S.-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organizations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, innovation, and workforce development, and together committed more than $33 billion (http://APO.af/6JXb6F) in deals,…