TELL Journalist Nominated for Award

Zimeo “Excellence in Media” Awards

Zimeo “Excellence in Media” Awards

Anthony Akaeze, a senior assistant editor at TELL, Nigeria’s leading news magazine has been nominated for an award by the African Media Leaders Forum. Akaeze is one of the three nominees for the infrastructure reporting category. The category is one of the about 12 categories for the award.

But Akaeze is not the only nominee from Nigeria. There is also Oketola Adedayo of The Punch newspaper. The latter is nominated for the energy category. The award is known as Zimeo “Excellence in Media” Awards and the ceremony is scheduled to hold in South Africa between November 11 and 13th. Below is the comprehensive list of the finalists:

 

DATA JOURNALISM

Kim Harrisberg, Code for South Africa (Code4SA)

Living on the Edge

 

Eunice Kalunde Kilonzo & Michael Mosota, Daily Nation, Kenya

Tobacco war gets graphic

 

Joy Wanja  Muraya & Virginia Borura, The Standard Newspaper, Kenya

From A to Z: Highlights of Kenya’s health Survey

 

 

REPORTAGE OF THE MILLENNIUM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Elvis Howa, Capital FM, Malawi

Water crisis to end in Blantyre

 

Suy Kahofi Jischivi, Abidjan Live News, Cote D’ Ivore

“Femmes, faites-vous dépister pour sauver votre bébé”

 

Ouedraogo Noufou, infofaso.net, Burkina Faso

“Combattre les Obstacles qui Entravent L’education des Filles : La Nécessité D’une Caravane De Sensibilisation Au Sahel.”

 

PEACE AND SECURITY

Wanjohi Kabukuru,  New African Magazine, Kenya

“How The Quest for Africa’s Resources  Feeds Insecurity”

 

Wycliffe Muia, Daily Nation, Kenya

‘The courts? No, I think my panga will serve me just right, thank you very much’

 

Boowurosigue Hyacinthe Sanou, L’observateur Paalga, Burkina Faso

“Nuit Du 29 octobre 2014: Nous Etions a la Chambre 143”

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

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

“A Rat Race Against Death”

 

Wacera Ngunjiri, Africa 24 Media, Kenya

“Cape town Gunshot detection system”

 

INFRASTRUCTURE REPORTING

Anthony Akaeze, TELL Magazine, Nigeria

“Lagos Ticking Time Bomb”

 

Yacouba Ladji Bama, Le Reporter, Burkina Faso

“Moumouni Dieguimde – Un ex Prisonnier Dans le Gouvernement Zida”

 

Baseratou Kindo, Le Faso, Burkina Faso

“Aéroport de Bobo-Dioulasso: Deux vols par semaine, des milliards pour l’entretien”

 

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

Geofferey Kamadi, African Business Magazine, Kenya

“Greater autonomy in store for Kenya’s farmers”

 

Andrew Mambondiyani, Reuters, Zimbabwe

“Zimbabwe farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop”

 

Mamadou Amar Ndione, Radio Futurs Médias (RFM), Senegal

“Dans les zones agricoles sénégalaises : entre espoirs et désespoirs

 

EDUCATION

Nabaloum Abdel Aziz, Editions Sidwaya,  Burkina Faso

“Ecole primaire de Napalgué dans le Sanmatenga : Les dessous d’un fiasco au Certificat d’études primaires(CEP)”

 

Joyce Kimani, Daily Nation, Kenya

“Increased pupil enrolment taking toll on sanitation in Nakuru public schools”

 

Stephen Ssenkaaba, New Vision, Uganda

“Children with Disabilities Left Out of Universal Primary Education”

 

 

ENERGY

Oketola Adedayo, The Punch, Nigeria

“Power failure: Nigerians burn N17.5tn fuel on generators in five years”

 

James Karuga, Reuters, Kenya

“Turning blood to power, Maasai pastoralists begin bottling biogas”

 

Kindo Noufou , Burkina 24, Burkina Faso

“Délestages et circulation routière : Et si les feux tricolores solaires s’allumaient?”

 

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”

 

CLIMATE CHANGE, THE ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION

Fousenni Adamson, Kanal FM, Togo

“Dossier (assèchement des cours d’eau au Togo)”

 

Sharon Baranga, NTV, Kenya

“Scarred by the charcoal industry in the country: Nyekweri’s tale”

 

Herve Prudence Hessou, Afrique Union, Burkina Faso

“Restauration des mangroves au Benin : L’autre combat contre la faim”

 

THE GENDER (DEMOGRAPHIC) CHALLENGE

Beatrice Claire Abena, Joy FM,  Ghana

“Corrosive Love”

 

Kouimae Alassane Karama, Editions Sidwaya, Burkina Faso

“Santé reproductive de la femme : A l’épreuve du veto masculine”

 

Eugene Nforngwa, Standard Tribune, Cameroon

“The Broken Lives of Akwaya’s ‘Money Women’”

 

 

HEALTH

Marie Louise Bilivogui, StudiO Hirondelle, Guinée

Ebola, un an après le début de l’épidémie”

 

Yolandi Groenewald & Sipho Masondo, City Press, South Africa

Dirty water killed our babies

 

Andrew Ochieng, NTV, Kenya

“Jubilee Babies”

 

NATURAL RESOURCES

Sylvia Chebet, Citizen TV, Kenya

The Cavemen of Magadho

 

Yao Ossene Ouattara , infoduzanzan.com, Cote D’Ivore

“BONDOUKOU : Les réalités insoutenables de l’exploitation minière”

 

Edem Srem, TV Africa, Ghana

Trading Ghana’s Water for Gold

 

SCIENCE REPORTING

Waikwa Maina, People Daily, Kenya

Diabetes Management in Kenya

 

Stellar Murumba, Business Daily, Kenya

Flowering Plants Map a Boom for Beekeepers

 

Veronicah Okeyo, Business Daily, Kenya

Medics prescribe measures to tame rising drug abuse

 

 

BUSINESS AND FINANCE

Bukola Adebayo, The Punch, Nigeria

“Chinese Ankara chase Nigerian brands out of market”

 

Akinloye Adebayo Apollos, The Punch, Nigeria

Bittersweet Banking: World of Nigeria’s Mobile Traditional Bankers

 

Stanis Nkundiye, Le Vrai Moderateur, DRC

“Saga de l’achat des engins en Afrique du Sud: 13,5 millions USD détournés à la Gécamines”

 

 

THE YOUTH (DEMOGRAPHIC) CHALLENGE

Jacqui Kubania, Daily Nation, Kenya

“Kenya’s Population Time Bomb; How to Earn Demographic Dividend”

 

Stephen Nartey, Joy FM, Ghana

“Narcotic School Boys”

 

Asha Siad, Freelance Journalist, Somalia

“Living at the Border”

 

CATEGORY 3 NOMINEES

 

Media Governance

Front Page Africa Liberia

Mail & Guardian Online

Nation Media Group Kenya

 

 

 

 

 

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