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John Butler-Adam writes in academic rigour that over the past five years, Africa’s contributions to the world’s research that is, new knowledge have varied from a low of 0.7% to the present and highest level of 1.1%.

However much there’re sum of knowledge journals and articles published by scientists and scholars in scientifically recognised journals each year, including Africa’s contribution, there are many Africa’s small contribution to world research being done, as well as African scientists working beyond their own countries and continent but not getting the attention they deserve, yet. Therefore, the journal system is not a perfect way of assessing scientific productivity. Read more