Welcome to the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards website

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.

And the WINNER is ...

We are pleased to announce the joint winners of the 2016 Overall Award are Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Iddi.

Please click here to see the other winners from the Awards ceremony in Johannesburg.

In this photo, Asha and Rashid are photographed with Greg Beitchman, CNN International's Vice President of Content Sales and Partnerships and Yolisa Phahle, CEO of M-Net.


The 2016 finalists take to the stage

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