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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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Northern States Governors Forum Selects GE to Boost Healthcare Development in Nigeria

NSFG and GE will explore several areas for collaboration across primary, secondary and tertiary care facilities

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States, with the signing of a one-of-a-kind strategic partnership agreement this week in Abuja Under the…

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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…

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Baker Hughes, a GE company awarded contract by Nigeria LNG in milestone digital agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

BHGE was asked by NLNG to develop a solution to enhance the performance of LNG trains at its gas liquefaction plant in Bonny Island, Nigeria

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will provide Asset Performance Management (APM) software services to reduce unplanned outages and trips for LNG trains This deal marks the first BHGE Turbomachinery & Process Solutions APM offering in the Sub-Saharan Africa region Agreement leverages the GE store with a strong support also…

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GE partners with Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO) to improve outcomes for expectant mothers and babies at Kibera slum in Nairobi

According to WHO data for Kenya in 2015, maternal mortality rates accounted for 510 deaths per 100,000 live births and an infant mortality rate of 36 per 1,000 live births

General Electric (www.GE.com) and charity Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO), today announced a new maternal and infant care initiative aimed at increasing access to pre-natal screenings for expectant mothers in Kibera, believed to be the largest urban slum in Africa with an estimated 700,000 inhabitants [1]. Under the $25,000…

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GE signs $25 Million Partner Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise for Digital Solutions across Middle East, Africa & Turkey

One of the first solutions this partnership will focus on is OpShield from GE Digital

Partnership over three years will bring Cyber Security and other GE Digital solutions to the Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA & T) region, targeting critical industrial operations The cyber security solutions at the heart of the agreement will enable regional stakeholders to move forward with the journey of digital…

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GE’s efficient power generation & air quality control technology is deployed at Kusile Unit One

Unit One of Kusile will deliver an additional 800MW to the grid and this new unit will help to stabilize the South African grid

Equipped with the latest Ultra-Supercritical technology, Kusile will be one of the most efficient coal power plants in the region Kusile’s Air quality control systems is first of its kind in Africa, guaranteeing cleanest and most environmentally friendly coal power processing GE’s Engineering Procurement and Commissioning (EPC) expertise ensured the…

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Baker Hughes, a GE Company Awarded Second Major Contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG

The second contract - which was awarded through the former GE Oil & Gas business - will allow BHGE to provide rotating equipment for the power and gas refrigeration process of the new FLNG facility

Rotating equipment including aeroderivative gas turbines for power and gas refrigeration process of the new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, the first-ever built in Africa, for Africa. This is the second major contract award for Coral South FLNG project, with BHGE also providing leading subsea technologies and services for…

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE (www.GE.com), is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda, where only 20% of the population is connected to electricity. Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development…