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 2015–Finalists 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
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
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
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”