- Rwanda becomes the first African
country to introduce Volkswagen electric car
- Volkswagen and Siemens sign joint
development agreement to conduct electric mobility feasibility project
- Pilot Project part of Moving Rwanda
- Four e-Golfs and one charging
station for the initial phase of the pilot project
Kigali / Uitenhage
– In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a
pilot project in partnership with Siemens to test the feasibility of electric
mobility in an African country.
digitalization capabilities through skills development
provides flexibility to boost efficiency in Food and Beverage
The Nairobi Bottler’s Embakasi Plant based in
Nairobi, Kenya, which is a fully owned subsidiary by Coca-Cola Beverages
Africa (CCBA), received a Totally Integrated Automation
from Siemens Digital Industries South Africa to enable skills development in
- Siemens is committed to supporting and
developing young, African innovators
extends its Eskom Expo partnership to schools in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
and restocking Sekondi College computer lab as part of Siemens localization
September 2019, Birchwood Conference Centre in Johannesburg is buzz with
hundreds of enthusiastic, young scientists and innovators from across the
African continent, eager to showcase their inventive science projects at the
Eskom Expo for young scientists.
Cape Town, 02 September 2019: As global leaders descend on Cape Town this week to
explore economic opportunities at the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference,
Siemens has unveiled a data visualisation of the city that illustrates how data
is critical to transforming Africa’s urban centres into smart cities of the
- Africa needs
a digitalization strategy to compete in the global economy
countries must act quickly and decisively to become leaders on the global
economic stage. Digitalization is providing the continent with the opportunity
to accelerate growth and rapidly expand struggling economies – but it’s a small
window and decision-makers must get a strategy in place now in order to
Innovation plays a
crucial role in the private sector in terms of competitiveness and it is also
gaining importance in the public sector for the simple reason that decision
makers are wanting to improve the performance of the economy amplifying
economic development. Partnerships between government, business and civil
society are not new, but increasing in frequency in order to meet South
Africa’s societal needs.
- Acquisition of distributor ESTEQ brings an experienced team and longstanding customer relationships to Siemens
- Siemens invests in Southern and Eastern Africa to promote Digital Industries Software portfolio
Siemens Digital Industries Software announced today that it has signed anagreement to acquire assets of ESTEQ, a distributor of product lifecyclemanagement, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operationssoftware and services. ESTEQ is headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa, and haslocations across the region serving the Aerospace & Defense, Transportation,Consumer Products, Energy, Electronics, Machinery, Mining & Minerals, and Oil &Gas industries.
- Grand prize winner receives three and a half year Mechatronics/Electronics apprenticeship in Berlin worth over R1 million
- Three further local bursaries in Mechatronics/Electronics, tablets and science kits to learners and schools
- Siemens is committed to supporting and developing African innovators
3-5, October 2018: Young innovators gathered in Johannesburg to showcase their ingenious science projects that have the potential to change the future of Africa. Siemens participated as a premium contributor, supporting the expo with one of the biggest prizes of the event and one that will change the life of a learner.
- Design and Data combine to tell a fascinating story about Jamestown, Accra.
- Leveraging Digital technology with Electrification and Automation domain know-how can help build a more resilient Ghana.
Siemens launched an extraordinary data visualization project called FABRIC at the German Africa Business Summit in Accra, demonstrating how crucial data is in transforming Africa’s urban centers into smart cities of the future.