Nominations Open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018

Nominations are open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018, Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance.

The awards recognize the outstanding work of journalists on re/insurance from across the continent. Successful candidates have to demonstrate how their articles have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector in Africa.

The awards are an extension of Continental Reinsurance’s continued commitment to the advancement of excellence in the industry. The Pan-African Re/Insurance Awards were launched in April 2015.

Award Categories

  • Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalist of the Year
  • Best Re/Insurance Industry Analysis and Commentary
  • Best Re/Insurance Industry Feature Article.


  • Submission can be either a published article or a broadcasted radio/television clip in English or French.
  • The review period is the 12 months leading up to the submission deadline date. Entrants have to be based in an African country.

Selection Process

  • An international judging panel comprising industry experts and academics in journalism will review and select the winner entries.
  • The judging panel will evaluate all submitted material according to the quality of information and how it contributes to raising awareness of the insurance and reinsurance sector in Africa.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their applications at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018.

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