Could Africa become the new hub for global science?

When one thinks of Africa they associate it with poverty; famine  and war. The last thing to come to mind is scientific research.

Here is an interesting article from the BBC website where Africa is referred to as an “exporter of talent”.

Also include a link  for a List of African scientists, inventors, and scholars

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110629/full/474556a.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African_scientists,_inventors,_and_scholars