The full list of finalists for this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards has been released and it features 27 prolific journalists from 11 countries across the Africa continent.
South Africa and Kenya tops the list with 5 nominations each. Ghana also features with two (2) nominations in the persons of Gifty Andoh Appiah from Joy News TV and Rebekah Awuah from GBC 24.
The main event which will be held on Saturday, October 12 in Cape Town, South Africa will be preceded by a four day programme of workshops, media forums, networking for the finalists.
Below is the FULL list
Gifty Andoh Appiah, Joy News TV, Ghana
Rebekah Awuah, GBC 24, Ghana
Domingos Bento, Seminário Novo Jornal, Angola
Thomas Otieno Bwire, Pamoja FM, Kibera, Kenya
Axcel Micael Chenney, Le Défi Média Group, Mauritius
Florence Dallu, Freelance for Koch FM, Kenya
Nicola de Chaud, Freelance for Carte Blanche, South Africa
Adrian de Kock, The Star, South Africa
Ibrahima-Benjamin Diagne, Radio Futurs Médias (RFM), Senegal
Msindisi Fengu & Yandisa Monakali, Daily Dispatch, South Africa
Selma Inocência, Rede de Comunicação Miramar, Mozambique
Geoff Iyatse, The Guardian, Nigeria
Thanduxolo Jika & Media 24 Investigations Team, Media 24, South Africa
Judy Jeptum Kosgei & Mauritius Oduor, Citizen TV, Kenya
Lucas Ledwaba, City Press, South Africa
Lázaro Mabunda, O País, Mozambique
Carol Natukunda, New Vision, Uganda
Amon Ngabo, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, Uganda
Tolu Ogunlesi, Freelance for Ventures Africa, Nigeria
Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye, Sunday Punch, Nigeria
Brenda Okoth, The Star, Kenya
Nassima Oulebsir, El Watan, Algeria
Passant Rabie, Egypt Today, Egypt
Roseline Wangui & Wambui Kurema, NTV, Kenya
This event is supported by Coca-Cola Company, Ecobank, Ericsson, IPP Media, Tanzania; Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), UNICEF and A24 Media.
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