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10 Days Left to Enter for Child-Centred Journalism Awards

Media Monitoring Africa encourages journalists across Eastern and Southern Africa to submit their story ideas for the organaisation’s Isu Elihle “Great Idea” Awards before the deadline at midnight on 30 June 2017. MMA has partnered with Save the Children International and Media Network on Child Rights and Development in Zambia …

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Entries Open for MMA’s Child-centred Journalism Awards

South African based media watchdog, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) invites journalists across Eastern and Southern Africa to enter the organisation’s Isu Elihle Awards and stand a chance to win ZAR 25 000. MMA has partnered with Save the Children International and Media Network on Child Rights and Development in Zambia …

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Isu Elihle Awards Morning Live Announcement!

On Monday 29 May 2017, Media Monitoring Africa Announced the rankings for the final stories submitted by the 2016 Isu Elihle Awards. The Awards which were launched in November last year in partnership with Save the Children International and Media Network on Child Rights and Development in Zambia seek to …

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Read the Top 3’s final Stories submitted for the Isu Elihle Awards!

On Monday 29 May 2017, Media Monitoring Africa Announced the rankings for the final stories submitted by the 2016 Isu Elihle Awards. Louise Ferreira (South Africa) claimed the first prize of ZAR 25 000, for her in-depth journalism which explores the quality of sex education in South African schools. Tanzania’s Abdallah …

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Mail & Guardian Awarded Cash Prize for Publishing Top Story!

South Africa’s Mail and Guardian (M&G) has received a cash prize of ZAR10 000 for publishing the top story for Media Monitoring Africa (MMA)’s Isu Elihle Awards.  On Monday, 29 May, Director at William Bird congratulated the newsroom and encouraged journalists to enter this year’s competition. The Awards which were …

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MMA Declares Winner for 2016 Child-centred Journalism Awards

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is proud to announce South African based journalist, Louise Ferreira, as the winner of the organisation’s Isu Elihle Awards launched in November last year. Translated from IsiZulu to mean “Great Idea”, the awards seek to encourage fresh reporting, innovative approaches and insightful investigations that seek to …

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2016 Stories Submitted – Adjudication Underway!

The final stories for the 2016 Isu Elihle Awards have finally been submitted. During the month of May, a panel of judges had the difficult job of adjudicating the submitted and published stories. The panel included child media monitors, media practitioners and representatives from Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), Save the …

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Get to Know the 2016 Finalists!

JUDITH ATIM (UGANDA) Judith Atim is a Ugandan Journalist currently working with 93.3 KFM/ Monitor Publications Ltd in Kampala, where she has been employed for the last four years. She is an Alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the premier professional exchange program of the US Department of …

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Isu Elihle Awards Launched and Finalists Announced!

On Monday, 8 November 2016, South African based media watchdog, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), in partnership with Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD) in Zambia, and Save the Children International (SCI) launched the inaugural Isu Elihle Awards at Google South Africa in Byranston, Johannesburg. The awards have invested ZAR100 000 …

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