9 Scientists and Inventors From Africa the World Should Know More About


Sameera Moussa

Moussa was an Egyptian nuclear scientist and professor at the University of Cairo. Her lasting legacy includes making atomic radiation cheap and affordable and creating the Atomic Energy Peace Conference in the 1940s and early ’50s.

5076880472_4868bdbef7_zHaile Debas

Debas is an Eritrean scientist who studies gastrointestinal biology. He has achieved national recognition as a gastrointestinal investigator and made original contributions to the physiology, biochemistry and pathophysiology of gastrointestinal peptide hormones.