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GE Announces the Successful Completion of the Open Cycle of the Azito Phase IV Power Plant, Generating Approximately 8% of Ivory Coast Current Installed Electricity Capacity

GE has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the Sub-Saharan Africa region

GE (www.GE.com) and Azito Energie S.A. celebrated the start of operations of Azito’s Phase IV simple cycle power plant in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, making Azito power plant the largest gas power plant in the country to date; the plant will add 180 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the Ivory Coast…

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    • U.S. Department of Energy Awards $5.7 Million for GE-Led Carbon Capture Technology Integration Project
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $5.7 Million for GE-Led Carbon Capture Technology Integration Project Targeting to Achieve 95% Reduction of Carbon Emissions

GE-led project includes collaboration with Southern Company, Linde, BASF, and Kiewit

Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is a crucial pathway to lowering carbon emissions from power generation to near-zero levels; GE-led project includes collaboration with Southern Company, Linde, BASF, and Kiewit; GE Gas Power (www.GE.com/Gas-Power) will develop a front-end engineering design (FEED) study with advanced technology and control concepts to…

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GE Hosts “Girls in STEM” Event in Ivory Coast to Inspire Careers and Increase Gender Diversity in STEM

The aim of the Girls in STEM program is to help shape the perception of STEM careers and shift the gender gap in these key fields

GE (www.GE.com) and Junior Achievement Ivory Coast hosted a “Girls in STEM” event for 100 secondary  school girls to build foundational Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) knowledge; the program was organized as part of GE Gas Power’s commitment to Inclusion and Diversity, to inspire the next generation of women engineers…

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First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment: GE Healthcare & AFRIPHARMA partner to serve communities

The facility is equipped with GE equipment including CT Scan Machine, Digital Mammography, X-ray, BMD, Ultrasound, and Life Care solutions

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.in) (NYSE: GEHC) and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare. The Center is located in Jinja and is expected to serve to over 60,000 people from the region, allowing…

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GE Healthcare announces leadership appointment in West Africa to help deliver next phase of growth

Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa

Dr. George Uduku appointed LCT General Manager for GE Healthcare West Africa (www.GEHealthcare.com); Dr. Uduku, a medical doctor by training, brings more than a decade of executive healthcare and venture capital experience in the U.S. and Africa; Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa. GE (NYSE: GE) General Electric…

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WGI and GE aim to bring literacy to millions through launch of new education platform

20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek to expand literacy in many underserved communities around the world

Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people in need of literacy skills the most; The app was co-developed by WGI and GE (www.GE.com), as part of their ongoing partnership; 20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek…

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GE Healthcare Launches New AI Suite to Detect Chest X-ray Abnormalities, Including Pneumonia Caused by COVID-19 & Tuberculosis

The AI suite quickly analyzes chest x-ray findings and flags abnormalities to radiologists for review, including pneumonia, which may be indicative of COVID-19

GE Healthcare (http://www.GEHealthcare.com) continues to provide tools to support clinicians in today’s COVID-19 environment; Thoracic Care Suite harnesses the power of AI to scan for eight chest x-ray abnormalities, including pneumonia indicative of COVID-19 – a key cause of mortality in patients who contract coronavirus [1]; The AI suite, featuring…

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GE Healthcare and ECHOLAB Radiology Train over 200 Healthcare Professionals in Two Workshops across Lagos and Abuja

The training was designed for hospital professionals including radiologists, radiographers, specialists, and general practitioners

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) in collaboration with ECHOLAB Radiology and Laboratory Services has held two medical clinical workshops in a week across Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria. The events have benefitted over 200 healthcare professionals. The training forums themed ‘Elevating Radiology’ focused on topics including Computed Tomography (CT) & Magnetic Resonance imaging…

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GE Healthcare and the Kenya Association of Radiologists host 2nd Radiology Forum with Over 100 Healthcare Professionals

The one-day forum themed ‘Elevating Radiology’ was focused on Gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology

The clinical radiology trainings by GE (http://www.GE.com) and KAR are geared towards achieving better health outcomes; The first GE Healthcare (http://www.GEHealthcare.com) Radiology Day was held in 2019 on “Interventional Radiology”.  GE Healthcare and the Kenya Association of Radiologists (KAR) held the ‘2nd Radiology Clinical Day’ to train more than 100…

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Reinventing steam power technology for a low-carbon future (By Africa Energy Indaba)

Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass

By Africa Energy Indaba As prevalent debates concerning the implementation of carbon neutral sources continue to make headlines, also increasingly rife, is the energy industry’s endeavour to explore a broader array of renewable energy sources including biomass. Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass. Interestingly, Africa has the highest portion…