In Sub-Saharan Africa, GE is working with customers and local communities to develop and execute innovative and sustainable solutions to business challenges across the continent.
GE Businesses in Africa
We have a rich aviation legacy and a commitment to inventing the future of flight.
We have a rich aviation legacy and a commitment to inventing the future of flight.Aviation
An aircraft powered by GE technology takes off somewhere in the world every two seconds. Since we developed America's first jet engine in 1942, GE has continued to drive innovation across commercial, military, business & general aviation and marine segments.
Kenya Airways selected the GEnx-1B engine to power its fleet of nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners and four additional aircraft. The GEnx is part of GE’s “ecomagination” product portfolio — GE’s business strategy to develop new, cost-effective technologies that enhance environmental and operating performance.
At GE Healthcare, we're at work for a healthier continent, focusing on changing the delivery and economics of healthcare.
At GE Healthcare, we're at work for a healthier continent, focusing on changing the delivery and economics of healthcare.Healthcare
In 2008 we launched healthymagination as a $6 billion game changer — a strategy to revolutionize the world's healthcare by focusing on removing cost barriers, disparate quality, and inadequate access. Since then, this commitment has transformed our entire approach to health. Today, healthymagination serves as a rallying cry for meaningful innovation to address the world's biggest health issues.
In 2012, GE Healthcare launched the Care Station 30 Anesthesia machine in Kenya, a more technologically advanced version of the currently used 9100c Anesthesia machine. GE has installed over 100 diagnostic imaging units across the country, and partnered with all of Kenya’s 18 referral hospitals to formulate oncology strategy for breast, cervical and prostate cancer.
The continent’s power needs will change over time. We're prepared for it today.
The continent’s power needs will change over time. We're prepared for it today.Power
The world's most complex problems stem from accessibility to clean and sustainable sources of power. Our teams are swiftly advancing these technologies, focusing on productivity and efficiency. With a full array of advanced power generation, we work to drive growth and progress, anticipate future energy needs, and power a cleaner, more productive world.
To learn more about GE Power solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa, click here!
As more people and cargo need moving, we continually make moves to innovate.
As more people and cargo need moving, we continually make moves to innovate.Transportation
The transportation industry is moving rapidly, and GE is innovating to keep the pace. GE has been building diesel engines that are more fuel-efficient without sacrificing durability and performance.
GE Transportation has been on the continent for over 45 years, and today has a footprint of over 1500 locomotives. GE Transportation now manufactures locomotives in South Africa for the region.