Many African scientists move elsewhere to pursue their research as many countries on the continent lack the infrastructure and resources to support local scientists. But, Tom Kariuki, the director of the African Academy of Sciences' Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, says at the Guardian that his organization is working to change that.

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