2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security

The 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security has been awarded to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria, for its work in improving the yields and nutritional quality of major staple food crops, such as cassava, banana and maize. The Institute shares the honor with the Sweet Potato for Nutrition Team International Potato Centre, Peru

2016 CNN Multichoice African Journalist of the Year Awards

Three journalists who produced an investigative report for PREMIUM TIMES have been honoured for their work at the 2016 CNN Multichoice African Journalist of the Year Awards.

At the awards ceremonies held in Johannesburg, South Africa, Ogechi Ekeanyanwu, as well as Yemisi Akinbobola and Paul Bradshaw of IQ4News were pronounced winners of the sports category of the annual awards, which honour exceptional journalism on the African continent.

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