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  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++
  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++
  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++
  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++
  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++
  • The 2016 competition is now closed+++

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.

The 2016 competition is now closed

The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 is.... Hyacinthe Boowurosigue Sanou from Burkina Faso!!

The 20th African Journalist Awards 2015 were held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi to crown and celebrate the crème de la crème in different journalism fields across Africa.

On Saturday, October 10th 2015 we crowned Hyacinthe Boowurosigue Sanou from Burkina Faso The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015.

Here he is pictured with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Deborah Rayner SVP International Newsgathering TV and Digital and Tim Jacobs CEO MultiChoice Africa.

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