Siemens has partnered with UN Women Germany through the African Girls Can Code Initiative (AGCCI) to train girls and young women in Africa in digital and further skills.
event in Johannesburg kicks off the training program that starts operation now
and will benefit over 600 young women across South Africa, Kenya, Senegal,
Rwanda and Uganda.
has made €780,000 available to enhance employability and will provide laptops
to all participants in order to support coding camps focused on digital
literacy, coding, personal development and work readiness skills.
the context of a comprehensive 6-month mentoring program “SieMent EmpowHer,”
developed by Siemens South Africa, the young women will spend a
whole day with their experienced female mentors from around the world.
Siemens has partnered with United Nations (UN) Women Germany
for an upskilling program of more than 600 young African women in South Africa,
Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda. The joint initiative was launched in April 2022.
Now, the first round of workshops has started. A hybrid event, hosted by
Siemens South Africa, will kick off the African Girls Can Code (AGCCI) coding
camp and the SieMent EmpowHer mentorship program.
- A strategic partnership that will enable
Aspen Pharmacare to increase production capacity to meet the rising demands for
COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.
- Co-financed by funds from the develoPPP
programme of the German Government, digital technologies will enable faster and
more efficient production while ensuring consistent product quality.
In a joint project, Siemens
South Africa, Aspen SA Operations (Pty) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (collectively “Aspen”) and Deutsche
Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) have entered into an agreement
to enable the use of digital technologies to enhance the efficiency of COVID
vaccine production on the African continent, through Aspen’s Gqeberha-based
Touching the lives of millions of South
Africans over the last century, Tiger Brands produces many of the country’s
most-loved consumer brands including Oros, Energade, Hall’s, Fatti’s and Moni’s,
Jungle Oats, All Gold, and Tastic Rice. As the organisation embarks on a
digitalisation drive, its manufacturing plants require a technology management
- Siemens South Africa and EE Business intelligence collaborate to host a
virtual Grid Edge Symposium that will introduce the power of Grid Edge
- Discover how Grid Edge solutions could revolutionize the South African
- Grid Edge technologies will play an instrumental role in decarbonizing the
global energy system
global energy system is being transformed, becoming more decentralised,
utilising more renewables and turning electricity consumers into prosumers (consumers
and producers) of electricity; but
this change creates challenges at the interface between the grid and consumers
– the grid edge.
- ABInBev’s Maluti Mountain Brewery adopts Siemens Braumat
- Improved flexibility and customization in reducing beer loss
- Cost efficiency to meet current market demands, with no loss
a long-standing technology partner to Anheuser-Busch InBev (known as ABInBev), the
world’s largest brewer, Siemens
South Africa recently migrated Maluti Mountain Brewery in Lesotho from an old
automation system in the brewing area to a central control and monitoring
station which will combine the Brewhouse and Cellars.
- Siemens hosts Virtual Smart Mining Forum to explore new trends and
the impact of technology on the mining sector.
- Launch of a Hackathon to universities to participate using the
low-coding platform, Mendix.
- Siemens hosts an Enterprise
and Supplier Development forum to promote sustainability and skills development
With its motto, “On the
road to the digital future”, Siemens will be hosting its virtual Smart Mining
forum from the 3rd to the 5th of August 2021. This is an
insightful, strategic event that explores the impact of technology and how it
can sustainably drive transformation within the African Mining Industry.
- A 100-bed modular solution donated to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital
- The modular solution will be
equipped with Siemens Healthineers medical technology
modular hospital will be powered with a solar modular configuration to enable a decentralized and clean power
At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Siemens South Africa, the
German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Solidarity Fund
officially handed over a separate 100-bed modular hospital solution to the
Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane. This extension will help alleviate the
negative impact caused by the coronavirus on the medical system and improve
access to healthcare, even beyond the pandemic.
South Africa’s pursuit of being a
key player in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) received a massive boost
as the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Siemens South
Africa entered into a partnership to empower the country’s economy and citizens
with digital skills.