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Science Benefits from a Female Perspective
1 month ago

Science Benefits from a Female Perspective

By  •  GE, Interviews

Those of us  involved in STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] fields need to inspire and encourage young girls to pursue STEM careers. I think  it’s important for more …
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‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’
1 month ago

‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’

By  •  GE, Interviews

A high school science project to make a candle out of beef fat. That was the point, many years ago, when Carol Koech realized she could pursue a career in …
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Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building
1 month ago

Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building

By  •  GE, Interviews, Health

“Most people probably wouldn’t say this, but I love hospitals,” says Lane Konkel. As a child growing up in Wisconsin, the 26-year-old lean manufacturing engineer would accompany her father, an …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
2 months ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions
2 months ago

Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions

By Dorothy Pomerantz

People often visit South Africa to bask in the country’s sunshine, learn about its history and discover its stunning natural beauty. But just east of the capital …
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Hard Work And Perseverance Paid Off For This GE Go-Getter Who Was Determined To Succeed
2 months ago

Hard Work And Perseverance Paid Off For This GE Go-Getter Who Was Determined To Succeed

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “A Day in the Life Of” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

This …
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Always Keep Your Mind Open And Ready To Learn
2 months ago

Always Keep Your Mind Open And Ready To Learn

There’s nothing like a hike in a forest where the mobile network coverage is low and you’re forced to switch off from your emails and social media. Catherine Mutonyi, the …
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Innovation springs better when people have a need – IBM
6 months ago

Innovation springs better when people have a need – IBM

Craig Holmes, IBM’s Vice President, Cognitive Solutions for MEA region, strongly believes that innovation is deeply rooted in the availability of needs. Speaking to TechCity last week in Las Vegas …
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A prospective student can make the best choice just via the internet
11 months ago

A prospective student can make the best choice just via the internet

Daniel Bjarne, the Co-founder and CEO of SchoolApply, believes that a prospective student can make the best choice by just using the internet. Speaking to TechCity, Bjarne affirmed that the …
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Meet Abisoye who teaches Nigerian young girls how to code
11 months ago

Meet Abisoye who teaches Nigerian young girls how to code

In the midst of a most discouraging economic situation and the tendency to not be bothered by improving the lot and or welfare of your neighbour or the under-served in …
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The commonsense Balogun Market approach to Efritin
1 year ago

The commonsense Balogun Market approach to Efritin

Last year, at a minute past 1pm, and just two days after Nigerians relived the memories of the annulled June 12 general elections, a young Nigerian ‘Jesbu’ could not hide …
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There will be 400 million smartphones in use across Africa by 2020 – iROKO
2 years ago

There will be 400 million smartphones in use across Africa by 2020 – iROKO

Bastian Gotter, COO of iROKO TV recently spoke to organisers of NigeriaCom conference and he provided some critical insight into the market dynamics of Nigeria’s broadcasting space, the value of …
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Nigerian startups need empathy – Hellofood
2 years ago

Nigerian startups need empathy – Hellofood

Guillaume Leblond, managing director of Hellofood, online food delivery platform is asking for empathy for startups. He writes…

The start-up culture is often associated with working in an environment that …
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The inspirational story of a successful Nigerian windows Game developer: Abiola Olaniran
2 years ago

The inspirational story of a successful Nigerian windows Game developer: Abiola Olaniran

Nigeria’s highest paid Windows Game developer, Abiola Olaniran, speaks to Channel9 on the use of Indigenous characters in his game applications and his software company.

Abiola Olanira is a software …
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