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Technical University of Kenya (TUK) lands high tech aviation training devices

Donation from KQ, GE and Boeing to boost aviation training in the region

Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students at Technical University of Kenya (TUK) can now afford hands-on training on a high-tech CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767. The CF6-80A2 engine manufactured by General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) along with aviation maintenance training books, training aids, reading materials, used…

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GE Oil & Gas expands global footprint with new Sub Saharan Africa facility to support customer operations

The company committed to deliver more than 45,000 training hours for Ghanaian personnel over the next five years, as it seeks to build a world-class team locally

Takoradi service facility underlines GE’s commitment to bring global expertise and build local capabilities in Africa. Investment to include training of Ghanaian workforce and partnerships with educational institutions. New facility will directly support Eni’s Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project and will be the primary service centre for deep-water offshore…

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GE’s Fuel-Flexible Power Plant Brings Vital Energy Boost to Ghana

Once operational, the 200 MW plant will be one of the most efficient power plants in the country and will generate the equivalent power needed to supply more than one million Ghanaian homes

GE to Provide 200MW Turnkey Power Plant with Consortium Partner to Amandi Energy Limited in Aboadze, Ghana; Tri-Fuel 9E.04 Gas Turbines From GE to Add Equivalent Power Needed to Supply More Than 1 Million Ghanaian Homes; New Plant Will Help Ghana Tackle Energy Deficit. GE, (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) the world’s…

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GE Partners with The Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

The partnership results from the mutual interest of both organizations to foster economic growth and empowerment in Nigeria by building a skilled workforce and driving entrepreneurship development in the country

GE, TEF committed to skills development and growth of Nigerian entrepreneurs GE to offer an advanced manufacturing training program at Lagos Garage for up to 25 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs every year Leading multinational, General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) and leading entrepreneurship The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) (www.TonyElumeluFoundation.org) have announced a partnership…

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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…

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GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

Given the critical nature of poultry hatcheries, a half-hour power outage can completely cripple a business, leading to a complete overhaul of the hatchery installations

Sold through Distributor Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher J316 Gas Engine is an Economical Alternative to AGROCAM’s Backup Diesel Generator Solution Provides More Sustainable Supply of Electricity for the Customer and Cameroon AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the…

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GE’s Steam Power Systems Wins Global IPMA Project Excellence Gold Award for work done on Medupi

Once completed in 2020, Medupi Power Plant will generate enough power to the grid to meet the electricity needs of 3.5 million households in South Africa

Award recognizes strong project execution on Eskom’s Medupi Medupi is a 6x794 MW power plant under construction that will cover the energy needs of approximately 3.5 million households Unit 6 achieved commercial operation on 23 August 2015 and Unit 5 was synchronized to the grid ahead of schedule in September…

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GE Launches ‘Garages’ Advanced Manufacturing Program in Lagos, Nigeria

Co-located with the GE Lagos offices in Victoria Island, the Lagos Garage will offer a year-round series of skills training programs focused on building the next generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs

GE launches its first ever permanent ‘garages’ installation in Lagos, Nigeria The GE Lagos garage supports Government’s localization, skills development and job creation efforts in Nigeria The Lagos Garages space features advanced manufacturing innovations like 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC mills, encouraging entrepreneurial growth and building a skilled workforce…

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Acumen and GE Support Social Enterprises across East and West Africa to Build Inclusive Businesses that Tackle the Problems of Poverty

Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $35 million in 31 companies in East and West Africa working in agriculture, energy, health care, clean water and sanitation to better serve each region’s poor

Acumen (http://Acumen.org), in partnership with GE (www.GESustainability.com), kicked off its fourth annual Collaboration Summit today in Nairobi. Acumen, a nonprofit impact investor, created the summit to bring social enterprises and international corporations together to catalyze inclusive business models that address Africa’s biggest social challenges. Since 2001, Acumen has invested more…

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South African Jay Caboz wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2016

Caboz, a writer for Forbes Africa, in South Africa, won for his piece ‘40 Years of Mozambique - The Dead Port that Rose Again’ which was chosen from entries spanning 38 nations across the African continent

Jay Caboz, from South Africa, has been awarded the GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, presented by Thomas Konditi, President and CEO GE Transportation Africa & GE South Africa, at this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Awards ceremony.   Caboz, a writer for Forbes Africa, in South Africa, won for his piece ‘40 Years…