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Video News Release: Al Sumait Awards Ceremony in Malabo Equatorial Guinea (November 23)

A one million dollar prize for pioneers in research and grass root initiatives to effect positive change for African Development in Categories of Health, Food Security and Education (www.AlSumaitPrize.org).

Content and organization

Al-Sumait prize For African Development Board of Trustee Members Explain the vision and mission of the awards – the 2015 health prize category and the 2016 food security prize category.

Intended audience are general news, science, health care and specialised farming and environmental programs

Video News release

90 second news story, without announcer v/o, without titles and graphics

Watch the video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HCRC2WAURcY

Download the HQ video (646 MB – Format .mov): https://we.tl/z2YlgdLpXu

Sound bites by

  • Dr. Donald Kabruka, Former President of the African Development Bank.
  • Dr. Kwaku Aning, Former Deputy General and Head of Department International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Dr. Adnan Shiab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS),
  • Abdulatif Al-Hamid, Director General and Chairman of the Board of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
  • Tareq Al-Mituwa, Executive Member of the Board of Public Gathering Charity Committee and Director General and Chairman of Board of Sad
  • Joe Cerrell, Managing director, Global Policy and Advocacy Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

30 Seconds compilation of footage of Al Sumait Awards Ceremony in Malabo Equatorial Guinea:

Watch the video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WmkWGQHDaWQ

Download the HQ video (79.8 MB – Format .mov: http://APO.af/NJ9Bta

On stage  Receiving medals

1) for Health Category: Professor Kevin Marsh of the African Academy of Sciences Kenya and Oxford University

2) or Food Security Category : Dr Barbara Wells of the International Potato Center Peru

3) and Dr Namanga Ngongi of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Nigeria

Medals handed over By His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah,

Accompanied by His Excellency President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo,

Also in line up  Chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma,

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul-Gheit

Distributed by APO on behalf of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS).