Until recently, small-scale rooftop solar projects have been under-utilised in the country, with diesel generators a far more common source of primary energy supply to these locations. Now, advances in solar technology are making this clean energy more affordable.
This GE technology empowers both patients and doctors with information they need to make informed decisions on treatment and diagnosis based on facts rather than guesswork.
GE maintains it will return $26 billion to investors in the year, $18 billion in the form of buybacks and $8 billion to the dividend.
GE Foundation is helping biomedical engineers receive training to perform maintenance and troubleshoot essential equipment at the Biomedical Training Centre at LUTH with the goal of creating a sustainable pipeline of qualified medical engineers in Nigeria.
What piece of GE equipment you would like to see transformed into a work of art?
There were many tech stories that caught our eyes in 2015. Here are 19 examples that either touch on GE technology and research or received funding from the company.
Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, has announced the consolidation of its education programme into re:learn, an open living lab focused on learning and the smart application of technology in schools. re:learn will now serve as the new umbrella for all education initiatives at CcHUB, which has been operating in the Education…
Maternal and newborn health remains one of the most pressing priorities in Africa. To help reduce pregnancy-related deaths, GE developed its ultrasound device called the Vscan.
GE has commenced production of its “most African” locomotives.
GE hopes that these computers will not just give students access to education content and technology, which is essential in today’s globalised environment, but also a window into the outside world.
With education reform at the forefront and receiving increased funding, it is important to encourage more girls to complete schooling.
General Electric has been investing in its core infrastructure businesses, simplifying its operations and leading the next industrial era of machines connected through the Industrial Internet.
Since the first robots started working on factory floors 55 years ago, a significant number of smart machines have come on the market and are now under development.
GE and other companies are already building so-called medical body area networks (MBANs) and have applied to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for access to the radio spectrum, where wireless medical devices could operate.
WeChat, a leading social communication platform has announced a unique partnership with two Nigerian startups to help them grow and gain access to its fast-growing audience. Through the partnership, the startups – Pass.ng and Traclist, will offer various discounts to customers/users who use its services on WeChat. Traclist, an online fashion marketplace, will provide a…
While noting that scientific breakthroughs have the potential to bring great harm or great good, Gleiser calls himself an optimist. But says in this interview that “the creation of a transhuman being is clearly ripe for a careful moral analysis.”
British Airways, the UK’s largest international airline and Safaricom, a leading mobile network operator in Kenya have announced the Emerging Enterprise Initiative aimed at providing international exposure for business owners in Kenya’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. Through the initiative, five business owners in the SME sector will be provided with access to international…
Life-saving, mind-boggling innovation is a part of everyday life, but we sometimes take it for granted. This new TV series explores the courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice of the scientists bringing scientific and technological innovations to life.
GE takes us inside its latest middle east aviation technology centre located at Dubai Airport Free Zone.
iDea Nigeria, a Lagos-based incubator and accelerator for techpreneurs has announced it has accepted eight startups into its business incubator. In no particular order, the startups are listed below. 1. Kangpe – A health management information systems. 2. Easyhire – A platform to hire/ rent anything with a focus on electronics, vehicles and aircrafts. 3.…