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The Bill Gates of Africa

Black History Quiz is a weekly celebration of the contributions and achievements of Africans and thei
Black History Quiz
The Bill Gates of Africa
By Jim Stroud • Issue #6 • View online
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The Bill Gates of Africa

President Bill Clinton described this Nigerian-American as “one of the great minds of the Information Age” and “The Bill Gates Of Africa.
To his credit, this Nigerian-American:
  • Invented a formula that lets computers make 3.1 billion calculations per second and was also dubbed a “Father Of The Internet” by CNN. His original vision of connecting computers together was called Hyperball and it predicted weather patterns across the globe.
  • He is also a trailblazer in petroleum extraction.
Can you identify this scientific genius?
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