Journalists Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Idi have shared the overall 'CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year' Award for their combined work Terror Crossing, which was chosen from a record number of 1,637 entries spanning 38 countries across the African continent.
18 Oct 2016
Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Idi named CNN Multichoice African Journalists 2016...
17 Oct 2016
Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Competition were announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel...
21 Jul 2016
CNN International and MultiChoice have announced that African journalists have extra time to ensure their entries are submitted, with the entry deadline extended to Monday 4 April...
22 Mar 2016
Following the Oscar Pistorius trial as an SA citizen wasn't easy. Especially for Herman Verwey, one of the photojournalists present during the actual court proceedings. Here's how he got it right...
Leigh Andrews 30 Oct 2015
All four South African journalists nominated for the landmark 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2015 won their respective categories in the prestigious competition...
Thinus Ferreira 12 Oct 2015
October 2015 sees the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards taking place in Nairobi, Kenya. As part of CNN International's commitment to the African continent, it will run a series of special features and programmes about Africa throughout the month...
2 Oct 2015
The International Public Relations Association and their official partner, the Public Relations Institute of SA, have announced an exciting speaker line-up for the IPRA 2015 World Congress taking place from 27-29 September...
Issued by IPRA 27 Jul 2015
Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel and Editor-in-Chief of City Press, announced the finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Competition...
10 Aug 2014
29 May 2014
CNN has announced a new Energy & Infrastructure category in this year's CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards, sponsored by General Electric (GE).
26 May 2014
The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Awards has been officially launched and welcomes entries from journalists (African nationals based on the continent) creating content targeting an African audience.
5 May 2014
South Africans, Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali from The Daily Dispatch, were named overall winners of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013 on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC in Cape Town.
14 Oct 2013
The 18th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards is taking place tomorrow night, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC where finalists will be recognised for their excellent journalism across the continent.
Ilse van den Berg 11 Oct 2013
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards.
14 Mar 2013
CNN has beaten its rivals in the latest EMS Africa survey, confirming its position as the single most watched international broadcaster on the continent, winning seven out of ten of the continent's key audiences across all platforms every month, according to results recently released by Ipsos Synovate.
24 Jul 2012
The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
18 May 2012
CNN International and MultiChoice announced at the end of last week that the deadline for entries for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 Awards have been extended to Wednesday, 22 February 2012, and the judging to take place in April this year.
30 Jan 2012
Kenya's Fatuma Noor was named the 2011 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year at this year's awards ceremony on Saturday evening, 25 June 2011. Noor, who works for The Star Kenya, was awarded for her investigative three-part series on the "Al-Shabaab", which was chosen from among 1407 entries from 42 nations across the African continent.
27 Jun 2011
24 Jun 2011
"African people - like me - are completely disillusioned with the performance of their leaders because of what they have done and what they are doing, and for me these people should not be called leaders, but rather the elite," Moeletsi Mbeki, brother of former South African president Thabo Mbeki and chairman of the SA Institute of International Affairs, said, speaking at the CNN-MultiChoice media forum currently taking place in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Friday, 24 June 2011.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 24 Jun 2011
Launched this week, the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2011 Awards gala ceremony will be be held next year in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June 2011. The competition is open to African nationals who are professional journalists, including freelancers, across print, television, Internet, photography and radio.
23 Nov 2010
Joel Kibazo, chair of the independent judging panel in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2010 Awards, has announced the finalists. The competition, now in its 15th year, received entries from 975 journalists from 40 countries throughout Africa, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
8 Apr 2010
Isha Sesay, who hosts Inside Africa, CNN International's weekly look at political, economic, social and cultural affairs and trends in Africa, will co-host the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards, to be held in Kampala Uganda on 29 May 2010.
13 Jan 2010
CNN International and MultiChoice recently launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2010 Awards. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held in Kampala, Uganda in May 2010.
17 Dec 2009
The finalists in the 14th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on Tuesday, 12 May 2009, by Azubuike Ishiekwene, chair of the independent judging panel. The competition received 836 entries from 38 countries, including French- and Portuguese- speaking Africa.
12 May 2009
17 Feb 2009
CNN International and MultiChoice has launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2009 Awards. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held in Durban, South Africa, in July 2009.
13 Jan 2009
"Inside Africa" on CNN International will be hosted on July 26, by Nkepile Mabuse who comes from Ghana, West Africa. The programme features special coverage of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards, which took place on Saturday 19 July in Accra, plus there's an analysis and focus on where Ghana stands today, 50 years after independence.
24 Jul 2008
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2008 Competition were announced yesterday, Thursday, 15 May 2008, by Azubuike Ishiekwene, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition, now in its 13th year, received a record 1912 entries from 44 countries throughout the African continent, including French- and Portuguese-speaking Africa.
15 May 2008
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2008 Awards. The event returns to Ghana where it was founded in 1995. The winners of this prestigious annual Award will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held in Accra in July, 2008.
11 Jan 2008
In another coup for South African production companies and an important collaboration between China and South Africa, SA producer Mark West and his Cap Events team leave for China shortly to produce the first-ever Mr World pageant in China on 31 March 2007.
27 Feb 2007
The 2007 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards, which this year will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, sees the introduction of a new category targeting journalists working for a magazine published in Africa, with the proprietor based in Africa. The MIH Print Media Award - Best Feature in a Magazine will recognise an individual's excellence in magazine feature writing.
29 Jan 2007
CNN and MultiChoice will this year host the annual African Journalist Awards in Maputo, Mozambique. In addition to the entry categories of general news, economics and business, arts and culture, and so on, there is now a new award category for reporting on HIV/Aids.
Louise Marsland 2 Feb 2006
The CNN African Journalist Awards 2005 mark 10 years of celebrating journalistic excellence on the continent. More than 100 African journalists have been recognised for their reporting of Africa over this period.
26 Jan 2005