Jay Caboz – Zimeo Finalist in two Catergories

I am glad to announce that I am a finalist in two categories at the ZIMEO “Excellence in Media” Awards Finalists List. Thanks once again to Forbes Africa for sending me all over the continent to write the stories I want.

Nairobi, 28th October 2015Finalists in the first edition of the Zimeo “excellence in Media” Awards have been announced today following a rigorous judging process led by independent pan-African panels of judges.

This is the first edition of the awards, which were launched by the African Media Initiative (AMI) in June 2015, to recognize excellence in journalism by rewarding stories that demonstrate high standards of professionalism and speak to the continent’s development issues. The awards received a total of 557 entries from 41 countries across the continent, from Anglophone, Francophone, and Lusophone Africa.

ZIMEO “Excellence in Media” Awards Finalists List

TECHNOLOGY

Jean Pierre Afadhali, The East African, Rwanda

“Rwanda ups measures for Internet to curb the abuse of Children Online”

Jay Caboz, Forbes International, South Africa

“A Rat Race Against Death”

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Wacera Ngunjiri, Africa 24 Media, Kenya

“Cape town Gunshot detection system”

Adeline Tchouakak,  Le Messager, Cameroon

“Les réseaux sociaux pour remplacer les médias classiques ?”

THE MARITIME ECONOMY

Jay Caboz, Forbes Africa Magazine, South Africa

The Dead Port That Rose Again

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Wanjohi Kabukuru, New African Magazine, Kenya

“President Michel: Oceans Fundamental to Africa’s Existence” & “A Parable Of Success

George Sunguh, Our Ports Magazine, Kenya

“PMAESA Ports Increase Capacity Ahead of Demand”

 

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One thought on “Jay Caboz – Zimeo Finalist in two Catergories

  1. jaycaboz says:

    Turns out there are only four nominations from South Africa for these awards. That’s pretty cool.

    South African Nominations at 2015 AMI
    DATA JOURNALISM

    Kim Harrisberg, Code for South Africa (Code4SA)

    Living on the Edge

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    TECHNOLOGY

    Jay Caboz, Forbes International, South Africa

    “A Rat Race Against Death”

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    THE MARITIME ECONOMY

    Jay Caboz, Forbes Africa Magazine, South Africa

    The Dead Port That Rose Again
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    HEALTH
    Yolandi Groenewald & Sipho Masondo, City Press, South Africa

    Dirty water killed our babies

    http://groupspaces.com/DigitalMasters/pages/south-african-nominations-at-2015-ami

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