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When Adesina was elected, in 2015, he was seen as a breath of fresh air in development finance in the continent. He had studied in the United States, the same university that produced astronaut Neil Armstrong, and slogged his way up through development work in Africa and a stint as the agriculture minister of Nigeria – the country of his birth. He promised action and spoke passionately about Africa
The day Neil Armstrong made his small step for man and giant leap for mankind on July 20 1969. Most people know that, but few know that a small piece of Africa was on the moon years before Armstrong blasted off. It was a piece of putty made in -believe it or not- a factory west of Johannesburg. Intrigued? CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop filed this report.