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5 days left to enter child-centred journalism awards!

Media Monitoring Africa encourages journalists across Africa to submit their story ideas for the organisation’s Isu Elihle “Great Idea” Awards before the deadline at midnight on 23 September 2019. Story ideas can be targeted at any mainstream news medium such as TV, Radio or Online. The top three story ideas will be selected …

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ISU ELIHLE AWARDS 2019

Isu Elihle Awards Rewarding Innovative journalism about children Media Release 23 August 2019 Entries Are Open for Media Monitoring Africa’s Child-centred Journalism Awards Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) invites journalists across Africa to enter the organisation’s Isu Elihle Awards and stand a chance to win ZAR 25 000. MMA’s awards seek to give children a …

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Isu Elihle 2018 winner!

Media Monitoring Africa announced the 2018 lsu Elihle Awards winner on SABC news on Sunday 16 February 2019. “Isu Elihle is an isiZulu phrase that means a “Great Idea” when translated to English. The lsu Elihle Awards where launched in November 2015 and has been running for three years. lts …

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHILDREN’S AWARD HONOURING JOURNALIST MANDY ROSSOUW

On 08 March 2018 Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) honoured the legacy of Mandy Rossouw through the launch of an awards category dedicated to the memory of the esteemed journalist who passed away in 2013. MMA made the announcement during a panel discussion which reflected on the media’s contribution to South …

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Read the Winning Story: What turns some children into criminals? A look into the effects of emotional trauma

Beth Amato This story was originally published by News24. Johannesburg – The thick keloid scar above Sizwe’s* eye is a symbol of the time he most regrets. The wound, from a brutal fight with another boy, is darker than the rest of his face. He doesn’t elaborate on his experiences, even …

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SA Journalist Wins R25 000 from MMA’s Child-Centred Journalism Awards

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is proud to announce journalist Beth Amato from South Africa as the 2017 winner of the annual Isu Elihle “Great Idea” Awards. Amato walks away with R25 000 for her story published by News24 and which explores the effects of emotional trauma on child offenders. The …

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Meet 2017’s Top Three Finalists!

South Africa’s Beth Shirley Amato, Uganda’s Collins Hinamundi and Malawi’s Bashir Amin, were announced as the top contenders on Wednesday 20 September 2017 during a ceremony held at Google South Africa, in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Beth Shirley Amato  Beth Shirley Amato has a special interest in the link between childhood trauma …

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MMA Announces 2017’s Top Three Finalists!

Isu Elihle Awards Ceremony Rewarding Innovative Journalism about Children                                                                                 20 September 2017 MMA has announced and congratulates the top three finalists for its annual Isu Elihle Awards! South Africa’s Beth Shirley Amato, Uganda’s Collins Hinamundi and Malawi’s Bashir Amin, were announced as the top contenders on Wednesday 20 September …

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MMA’s Journalism Awards: Follow the announcement tomorrow online.

Isu Elihle Awards Ceremony Rewarding Innovative Journalism about Children                                            19 September 2017                                   …

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MMA to Announce Top Three Finalists for 2017 Journalism Awards

Isu Elihle Awards Ceremony Rewarding Innovative Journalism about Children                                                                                 15 September 2017 Which journalist will win R25 000 for their innovative story idea? Which African countries will be represented amongst the top three finalists?  On Wednesday 20 September 2017, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) will announce the top three finalists from …

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