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Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions
3 weeks 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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Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy
3 weeks ago

Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy

By  •  GE, Business

You won’t find the Italian commune of Cameri in many tourist guides. Located on the flat and fertile plains that stretch seemingly forever between Italy’s industrial dynamos of Milan and …
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GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast
4 weeks ago

GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast

If there’s one thing people in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are acutely aware of, it’s that more women are needed in science. There are several reasons …
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West Africa Mobile Awards opens entries to discover best in mobile
1 month ago

West Africa Mobile Awards opens entries to discover best in mobile

The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) (www.wamas.com.ng), the leading industry awards that celebrate the best in mobile and technology across West Africa, are now accepting entries for their 2017 edition.


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Hard Work And Perseverance Paid Off For This GE Go-Getter Who Was Determined To Succeed
1 month 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
1 month 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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Engineering The Future: GE’s Goal To Bridge The STEM Gender Gap By 2020
1 month ago

Engineering The Future: GE’s Goal To Bridge The STEM Gender Gap By 2020

By  •  GE, Business

GE last week announced goals of having 20,000 women to fill STEM roles at GE by 2020 and obtaining 50:50 representation for all our technical entry-level programmes. The programme will …
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Pangolin Love: All You Need to Know About Google’s Valentine Doodle Game
1 month ago

Pangolin Love: All You Need to Know About Google’s Valentine Doodle Game

By  •  Google

This year, google has created a game as Valentine doodle it’s called Pangolin Love. It involves two love-struck pangolins. It took about a year to develop and involved a six-person …
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Playing Doctor: This VR Could Walk Physicians Through The Patient’s Body
1 month ago

Playing Doctor: This VR Could Walk Physicians Through The Patient’s Body

By  •  GE, Health

Ludovic Avot and Yannick Le Berre are big video game fans with Avot’s favorite being “Fallout 4, which guides players through post-apocalyptic Boston”. The game is bleak but immersive, and …
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Robots Are Coming To The Cubicle
2 months ago

Robots Are Coming To The Cubicle

By  •  GE, Business

By Ravnit Kohli

When you hear the word “automation,” you may picture large, seemingly autonomous machines assembling cars on a factory floor. While this form of robotics has become a …
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GE Affirms Its Commitment To Nigeria And Africa With Ongoing Investments
2 months ago

GE Affirms Its Commitment To Nigeria And Africa With Ongoing Investments

By  •  GE, Business, News

Multinational companies often talk about investing in Africa and expanding their footprint here, but few of them actually follow through on their promises to make significant contributions to setting up …
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Reach Your Full Potential With GE’s Early Career Development Programme
2 months ago

Reach Your Full Potential With GE’s Early Career Development Programme

By  •  GE, Startups

GE recognises the importance of recruiting and retaining the best people. Successful people are like successful ideas. They don’t happen overnight, but need the right environment to reach their full …
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Why Solar Energy Is the Biggest Renewable Energy Trend For 2017
2 months ago

Why Solar Energy Is the Biggest Renewable Energy Trend For 2017

By  •  GE, Business

According to the United Nations Environment Programme and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, investments in renewables for 2015 added up to $286-billion, which represented a 3% higher spend than the previous …
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The Power of Power: How Reliable Electricity Is Helping Africa’s 2nd Most Populous Country Recharge Its Economy
2 months ago

The Power of Power: How Reliable Electricity Is Helping Africa’s 2nd Most Populous Country Recharge Its Economy

By  •  GE, Business

By Tomas Kellner

Brothers Flour & Biscuit Factory, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, makes biscuits with evocative names such as Dream Sandwich, Glory Banana and Cocktail Cream. But inside the factory, …
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Building Global Leaders Starts With Taking Them Out Of Their Comfort Zone
2 months ago

Building Global Leaders Starts With Taking Them Out Of Their Comfort Zone

By  •  GE, Startups

If there’s one thing successful leaders are fond of saying, it’s “develop talent and invest in  people”. The thinking behind this advice is that a company is only as strong …
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What taking your phone to the bathroom says about you!
2 months ago

What taking your phone to the bathroom says about you!

Opening Fact: 95% of 211 respondents claim they have carried their phones to the bathroom at least once.

Microsoft Offers Grants to Organizations Working to Improve Affordable Internet Access.
2 months ago

Microsoft Offers Grants to Organizations Working to Improve Affordable Internet Access.

Microsoft Corp. renewed its Affordable Access Initiative grant fund for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to underserved …
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How A 10-Minute Conversation With A Machine Saved $12-Million
2 months ago

How A 10-Minute Conversation With A Machine Saved $12-Million

By  •  GE, Business

By Colin Parris

A call comes through on my tablet. It’s a familiar digital voice letting me know that one of GE’s power generation turbines installed at a utility customer’s …
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