12 Things You Didn’t Know About Nii Quaynor, ‘Father Of Internet In Africa’

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Written by Keren Mikva

Internet user penetration in Africa is less than 10 percent in 2016. Nii Quaynor is worried. Largely heralded as the “Father of the Internet in Africa,” he was one of the first to establish Internet connections on the continent. With a deep commitment to African development and participation on a global level in the Internet age, Quaynor is an overwhelming presence in the tech scene across the continent. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about Prof. Nii Quaynor.

Sources: New African Magazine, Internet Hall of Fame, Harvard Business School, Ghana Dot Com, Internet Society, CNN, ICANN