Ghanaian fibre optics inventor, Dr Thomas Mensah has died

The pioneering Ghanaian-American inventor, Dr. Thomas Mensah, known globally for his groundbreaking work in fibre optics, has died.
According to his family, the Ghanaian inventor passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at the Kumasi Catholic Hope Exchange Hospital in the Ashanti Region after a brief illness.
Excerpts of a statement released by the family on Thursday, March 28, 2024, indicated that the much-revered renowned inventor died at age 74.
“Dr. Thomas Mensah died on the 27th of March 2024 at Kumasi Catholic Hope Exchange Hospital. The sad occurrence of Dr. Mensah’s death was a result of short illness.
“The family hereby announces to the general public of the sudden occurrence. Dr. Thomas Mensah has died at the age of 74,” the statement said.

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