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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,…

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GE Africa President/CEO, Jay Ireland Appointed as Chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Africa

The appointments are announced in conjunction with the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa (www.GE.com) was named as chair of the second President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. PAC-DBIA members – representing small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors – advise the President, through…

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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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General Electric leads the creation of a joint venture with Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital to benefit African infrastructure

The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa

General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) together with the Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital are leading an initiative to create a joint venture dedicated to investing in the highly underdeveloped African infrastructure sector. The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa. With…

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Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Inaugurates Large Corporation Group to Boost Manufacturing in Nigeria

The event was sponsored by global digital industrial technology company – General Electric (GE)

The Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (http://www.ManufacturersNigeria.org) has inaugurated its Large Corporation Group, which will amongst other things come up with policy recommendations that will lead to a conducive economic and social climate for the operation and development for large scale industries in Nigeria. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, MAN’s President…

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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…

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Yohannes Tilahun has announced his intent to resign from his position as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of GE Ethiopia

I  would like inform you that Yohannes Tilahun has announced his intent to resign from his position as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of GE Ethiopia (http://www.ge.com/africa/company/ethiopia) as of May 1st 2016 to pursue other opportunities. Yohannes joined us from Ethiopian Investment Commission (“EIC”), where he held the role of Senior Director, Strategy.…

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Clarke Energy Chosen to Supply GE’s Gas Engine Technology to Combined Heat and Power Plant in Tanzania

Project Demonstrates Growing Availability of Gas in Dar es Salaam Following Completion of New Gas Pipeline

Clarke Energy Secures Its First Project in Tanzania with Azam Flour Mill Deploying One of GE’s Jenbacher J612 Gas Engines Helping Bakhresa Foods Reduce the Yearly Operating Costs through the Deployment of a New Gas-Fueled CHP Plant Project Demonstrates Growing Availability of Gas in Dar es Salaam Following Completion of New…