Top 10 African Inventors

Africa is the second most populous continent in the world. It has produced some inventors, whose inventions are helping millions worldwide.

Here is a brief overview of the top 10 African inventors.

Arthur Zang  (CardioPad)

This Cameroonian engineer invented the CardioPad, a touch-screen medical tablet that enables heart examinations like ECG to be performed at remote locations. The results of the test can be transferred to specialists wirelessly for further investigation.


Dr. Trevor Lloyd Wadley (Tellurometer)

This South African electrical engineer invented the tellurometer in 1959. It is also known as Micro-Distancer MRA 1. This inventor developed an ionosonde for measuring earth’s ionosphere. He also developed the Wadley loop circuit for greater stability in communication receivers.


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