African journalists creating content for African audiences now have until Monday 4 April to submit their entries via the entry form website www.africa.cnnjournalistaward.com.
Details about this year’s awards are online here. The categories open for entries are:
Dow Technology & Innovation Reporting Award
Ecobank Economics & Business Award
Francophone General News Award
GE Energy & Infrastructure Award
Mohamed Amin Photographic Award
MSD Health & Medical Award
News Impact Award
Portuguese Language General News Awards
Press Freedom Award
Sport Reporting Award
The African Development Bank Environment Award
The Maggie Eales Young Journalist Award
From these category winners, an independent judging panel choose the overall winner – The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016.
Finalists in the 2016 competition will participate in a finalists’ programme that will include a media forum and networking opportunities with senior journalists, editors, business leaders and media owners from across the continent, culminating in a gala awards ceremony later in the year.
The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 will have the opportunity to participate in the CNN Journalism Fellowship at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta.
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