ACCER AWARDS 2018 (10)
WINNER-SIPHO KINGS — SOUTH AFRICA.
1ST RUNNERS UP -FREDERIK MUGIRA— UGANDA.
2ND RUNNERS UP-RENOVAT NDABASHINZE - BURUNDI
MR MIKE O’MAERA RECEVING CERTIFICATES ON BEHALF OF SIPHO KINGS, FREDERIK MUGIRA, RENOVAT NDABASHINZE.
Andrew Mtupanyama is a Malawian journalist working for Nation Publications Limited (NPL) in Blantyre, Malawi. He holds a Diploma in Graphic Media (Malawi Polytechnic), a Diploma in Computer Studies (National College for Information Technology) and a Certificate in Journalism (Malawi Institute of Journalism). He is a features writer with a passion for telling stories that affect people. He usually takes a people-centred approach to stories. Andrew uses the same approach in the Do It Yourself column which he writes in the Nation On Sunday. During his years as a journalist, he has focused on slowing down the rate of environmental degradation or provided space to the alternative view in debates on proposed natural resource exploitation projects in Malawi.
Fulbert ADJIMEHOSSOU is a reporter at the Fraternité Press Group in Cotonou. He holds a Master’s degree in Geography and has been in charge on environment issues of the journal Fraternité for three years.
Soila Esther is a Freelance journalist From Nairobi, Kenya. She started her journalism career at Daystar University by being an editor for school publications such as Involvement Newspaper and Daystar Oracle, where she later obtained a B.A. in Mass Communication from Daystar University with additional credentials in graphic design.
(MR EYONG RECEIVING CERTIFICATE ON BEHALF OF MR CONSTANTIN)
Constantin Yap is a Cameroonian journalist with more than 10 years of work experience and currently working at Radio Environment in Yaoundé. He specializes in stories on environmental protection issues, climate change, forest governance, the green economy, land rights, anti-poaching and much more. He is the president of An NGO on the environmental communication Earth for the Future. In addition, he is also the technical assistant of the network ReRaC which is a Network of the community and local radios for the good governance and sustainable management of the natural resources.
Caroline is a radio producer for The Kenya Broadcasting corporation KBC English service. Her duties include feature production and live presentation .The features she produces are aimed at informing the general public on how to care for their health and environment. She holds a degree in communication and PR from Moi University and a diploma in mass communication from the institute of mass communication
WINNER -AGBOTA ERNEST-BENIN
Agbota Ernest is Journalist at the Office of Broadcasting and Television of Benin-ORTB Parakou, Benin. He is Head of the Production Division in ORTB where is main role is coordination, supervision and production of magazines and radio programs. Agbota has a Master’s degree in Sociology-Anthropology and also Masters in Management of Projects.
Happy Njalam’mano is a 31-year-old online journalist working with Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS), Malawi’s leading private media house. He is also a reporter at Zodiak Tv and Radio. He launched his professional career in 2008 after enrolling for a Certificate in Journalism with the Malawi Institute of Journal. In 2016 he obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism from the University of Malawi – the Polytechnic
1ST RUNNERS UP -EYONG BLAISE OKIE— CAMEROON
Eyong Blaise Okie is a freelance journalist who is focused on covering news and current affairs in Africa. He has a deep passion for environmental reporting reason why he has put in a lot of energy and effort to that area He has reported on various environ mental topics ranging from the conservation of great apes, eco-tourism, degradation to the fight against pollution in Cameroon.
WINNER-DEMIS MEKURIAYAW — ETHIOPIA
A highly organized and efficient individual, whose thorough and precise approach to projects has yielded excellent results. Recent achievements with his current employer include anchoring prime time news with variety of approaches.