A. Hilonga wins prize for innovative water filter

Q.  Name the person who won the African prize for an innovative water filter?
- Published on 13 Jun 15

a. Askwar Hilonga
b. Henry Richards
c. Smith Klein
d. None of these

ANSWER: Askwar Hilonga
A water filter which absorbs anything from copper and fluoride to bacteria, viruses and pesticides has won a prestigious African innovation prize. Its inventor, Tanzanian chemical engineer Askwar Hilonga, uses nano technology and sand to clean water.

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