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The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition is the most prestigious and respected Award for journalists across the African Continent. Its objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa's development and to reward, recognise and encourage journalistic talent across all media disciplines.

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Read about the winners


Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali, from South Africa, have been awarded the top prize at this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards Ceremony. Congratulations!!

From left: Collins Khumalo CEO MultiChoice South Africa, winners Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali and Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President, Global Relations CNN Worldwide.

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Meet the finalists of the 2013 competition here

The 2013 finalists have been announced!

Congratulations to the finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Competition. There are 27 finalists from 11 countries across the continent:

Gifty Andoh Appiah, Joy News TV, Ghana
Rebekah Adwoa 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

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