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The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2018 06:50 UTC

The 2018 Laureates were Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa who received half a million dollars. The second half of the prize shared equally by Professor Sheila K. West Vice Chair Research Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Rakai Health Sciences Program.

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 08:00 UTC

Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Education has been endorsed by the Prize’s Board of Trustees for its exemplary work in Education development in Africa. The recipient organization of the US$1million prize of this prestigious award is The African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Nairobi, Kenya.

 Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 09:02 UTC

Oxford Professor Kevin Marsh has donated his entire one million dollar prize winnings from the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development to the furthering of Science and Research development in Africa. The Professor was awarded the prize for his work in Malaria research, at the African Arab Summit in November 2016 in Malabo.

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Education Prize, over 50 qualified nominations recieved.

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 UTC

Kuwait City, August 1, 2017 – The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that over 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in its Education Category, which closed for nominations yesterday (31st August 2017).

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Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 12:05 UTC

The winning recipients of the prestigious Al-Sumait Prizes for the two categories of Health and Food Security will be announced at a Board of Trustees meeting In Kuwait City on Monday October 17, 2016.

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Forum for African Women Educationalists reponse to news of winning 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development

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Al Sumait 2015 and 2016 Laureates and KFAS and Gates Foundation representatives focus on importance of the award to African Development

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Dr Sanginga Director General of IITA says organisation is proud to receive Al-Sumait prize for Food Security

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Official English version inviation for Nominations for the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development including rules and regulations of nomination process.

Prémio Al-Sumait 2018 Convite para Candidaturas Versão em português

The Positive Impact of winning the Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize for African Development an interview with Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor Marsh of Oxford University and the African Academy of Sciences was awarded the inaugural Al-Sumait Health Prize almost a year ago. This article follows up with Professor Marsh and asks what the impact of winning the prize has been to him and his work and the roll the Prize will play in the future of African development.

New White Paper on Education Challenges in Africa

This white paper will examine the complex issues affecting education development in Africa and present the key initiatives that are being implemented to improve access to education for all across the continent.

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