Congratulations Africa: 309 submissions from 32 countries celebrate an eager continent

309 works from Africa have been submitted to the AIPS Sport Media Awards. With 32 countries represented, Africa broadens its participation presenting new countries – Sudan and Chad –  to the international stage.

2019 was an eventful year for AIPS in the African continent

This rewarding feedback comes after a fruitful year of new initiatives in the continent  for AIPS, with the first African edition of the Journalist on the Podium, which awarded in Cairo experienced personalities who covered the African Cup of Nations, alongside the inspiring Young Reporter Program in Morocco, on the occasion of the 2019 African Games Rabat.

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Here is the list of the 269 African participating journalists in all the categories othe AIPS Sport Media Awards:

PHOTOGRAPHY SPORT ACTION
MUYIWA ADENIYI (Nigeria) FREELANCER
ADAMU SEIDU (Ghana) 442gh.com
BAYE NIASSE NDIAYE (Senegal) RECORD
MEROUANE BOULANOIR (Algeria) SSPA USMA
CHEIKH TIDIANE NDIAYE (Senegal) LES ECHOS
CHRISTOPHER MADUEWESI (Nigeria) makingofchamps.com
DOMINIC ARKORFUL (Ghana) FREELANCER
ERIC NJIRU (Kenya) Homeboyz Radio
CHERIF CHEICK HAIDARA (Mali) Agence Mali Presse, cheickhaidara.com
JUSTINA IDOROYEN (Nigeria) FREELANCER
KNOWLEDGE CHINGWECHA (Zimbabwe) PRINT
MUSSIE GIRMAY (Ethiopia) Hatricksport website
NADJILEM REOUTOLOUM (Chad) Electron Tv, Comité Olmpique et Sportif Tchadien
OLIVER ANANDA (Kenya) Sportpicha
SILA KIPLAGAT (Kenya) Nation Media Group
YAW ANSA-ASARE (Ghana) FREELANCER
WISEMAN KUCHERA (Zimbabwe) FREELANCER

PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO
MOHAMED ACHEARI (Morocco) Morocco Media News
MOHAMED AMINE AZIZI (Tunisia) Radio Oxygene FM
DOMINIC ARKORFUL (Ghana) FREELANCER
CHERIF CHEICK HAIDARA (Mali) Agence Mali Presse, cheickhaidara.com
JUSTINA IDOROYEN (Nigeria) FREELANCER
KIMARA SINGH (South Africa) University of Johannesburg
MUSSIE GIRMAY (Ethiopia) Hatricksport
KING AKUFFO AFRIYIE (Ghana) FREELANCER
MOHAMED FLISS (Tunisia) Agence PhotosFLISS
DRAKE SENTONGO (Uganda) FREELANCER

WRITING BEST COLOUR
OWOLABI ABIOLA (Nigeria) AipsAfrica
SOLACE CHUKWU (Nigeria) Goal, TheSuperSub
ALBERT ATANGANA FOUDA (Cameroon) FREELANCER
GOWON AKPODONOR (Nigeria) The Guardian Newspaper
ALLEN MWAZANI (Kenya) FREELANCER
FIIFI ANAMAN (Ghana) FREELANCER
ODIMEGWU ONWUMERE (Nigeria) OoReporters
KANGNI M. ARISTIDE UEVIDJIN (Togo) Afrik Info Sport
ARISTO DOTSE (Ghana) Soccernet
AUSTIN REGAI KARONGA (Zimbabwe) Print
MOUMENE BELGHOUL (Algeria) REPORTERS
BETHEL KALU (Nigeria) FREELANCER
BUSISIWE MOKWENA (South Africa) Kaya FM
BERNARD NDONG (Kenya) ROYAL MEDIA SERVICES – CITIZEN TELEVISION
IDRISSA SANE (Senegal) L’Observateur
OKAI GYIMAH EDMUND (Ghana) FREELANCER
ELIAS MAKORI (Kenya) Nation Media Group
BETTY YAWSON (Ghana) Starr FM
EMMANUEL AYAMGA (Ghana) FREELANCER
ERIC NJIRU (Kenya) Homeboyz Radio
EMMANUEL SABUNI (Kenya) The Star Newspaper
FAHMI ALSAYED (Sudan) Sudan News Agency
ISMAIL SAANI (Ghana) 442GH.COM
GODFRED BUDU (Ghana) kickgh.com
JACQUES GOMIS (Senegal) DakarTimes
ALAA HAMMOUDI (Tunisia) FREELANCER
IBRAHIMA DIONE (Senegal) Agence de Presse Africaine (APA News)
OMAR JARJU (Gambia) The Chronicle
JOHN VIGAH (Ghana) NEW TIMES CORPORATION
KOUAGHEU JOSIANE (Cameroon) FREELANCER
FAITH MYREL KIAI (Uganda) Print
BERNARD ROTICH (Kenya) NATION MEDIA GROUP LTD
LAMIN FADERA (Gambia) FREELANCER
AMAL LOUGAIDA (Morocco) HESPORT
MADZOKERE MADZOKERE (Zimbabwe) Print
MAHER MEZAHI (Algeria) FREELANCER
MEHLULI SIBANDA (Zimbabwe) Sunday News
MAMADOU HAROUNA DEME (Senegal) Vox Populi
MOHAMED FADLALLA KHALIL (Sudan) Sudanese sports newspaper Al Jawhara
MPHATSO MALIDADI (Malawi) Times Group
NAHED ALI (Sudan) FREELANCER
ABIGAIL OPOKU (Ghana) FREELANCER
EMMANUEL OLADELE (Nigeria) Nigeria Football and Others Media
NOEL MUNZABWA (Zimbabwe) sundaynews.co.zw
OLUWASHINA OKELEJI (Nigeria) FREELANCER
NNAMDI OKOSIEME (Nigeria) Nigerian Times Newspaper
OLAMIDE SUNDAY OYETUNJI (Nigeria) Nigeria Football and Others
OMAR CHRAIBI (Morocco) assahifa.com
MORAKINYO ABODUNRIN (Nigeria) The Nation Newspaper
KASOZI PATRICK BALIKUDDEMBE (Uganda) FREELANCER
PETER KANJERE (Malawi) Times Group
PHILIP ALIMO (Ghana) FREELANCER
RAHMAN OSMAN (Ghana) Online media
MATILDA DIMEDO (Ghana) ZYLOFON MEDIA
REGRAGUI DAKHAY (Morocco) sport7.madpa.com
REDA ZARROUK (Morocco) Almassae
RODGERS ESHITEMI (Kenya) The Standard Media Group
SULAYMAN BAH (Gambia) Foroyaa Newspaper
SULAYMAN BAH (Gambia) Foroyaa Newspaper
SEID MAHMOUDI (Mauritania) saharamedias.net
CLARISSE SIH (Cameroon) Cameroon Radio Television, CRTV
SIKHUMBUZO MOYO (Zimbabwe) Chronicle
IBIKUNLE SOLAJA (Nigeria) Sports Village Square
SOUHAIL KHMIRA (Tunisia) FREELANCER
BAYOUR ISSAH (Nigeria) FREELANCER
BRIGHT YAW OFOSU LARBI (Ghana) TV3 Network – Ghana
LAETITIA EHUNZA DEMBO (Congo) Democratic Republic of the Radio Télévision Nationale Congolaise
TOLU OLASOJI (Nigeria) FREELANCER
TLOTLO KEBINAKGABO (Botswana) Print
GAËL VIVIEN TADJOUKENG TONFACK (Cameroon) giga-foot.com
MAMADOU SALIF DIALLO (Senegal) Agence de Presse Sénégalaise

WRITING BEST COLUMN
MUFTAWU NABILA ABDULAI (Ghana) Kwese TV
GOWON AKPODONOR (Nigeria) The Guardian Newspaper
TOUNDÉ ALIOU (Benin) FREELANCER
ANGÈLE BEPEDE (Cameroon) FREELANCER
AMR ALANSARY (Egypt) Writer
KANGNI M. ARISTIDE KUEVIDJIN (Togo) Afrik Info Sport
ARISTO DOTSE (Ghana) Soccernet
KODJO MAWULI AVULETEY (Togo) mawakisports.net
AYISHATU ZAKARIA ALI (Ghana) Global Media Alliance
HASSAN EL BASRI (Morocco) AL AKHBAR – TÉLÉ MAROC
MOUMENE BELGHOUL (Algeria) REPORTERS
BETHEL KALU (Nigeria) FREELANCER
BEATRICE LARYEA (Ghana) Graphic Communications Group Limited
AKINBODE OGUNTUYI (Nigeria) FREELANCER
CHARLOTTE PELAGIE MOUASSO EYOUM (Cameroon) sportaufeminin.net
DANIEL ESEBRE (Nigeria) realsportsupdate.com
PATRICK GUITEY (Côte d’Ivoire) sport-ivoire.ci
NADJIB DJOUDI (Algeria ) AKHER SAA
BONGANI DLAMINI (South Africa) FREELANCER
EDMUND OBENG (Ghana) FREELANCER
OKAI GYIMAH EDMUND (Ghana) FREELANCER
EDWARD GYASI (Ghana) Ghana News Agency
ELIAS MAKORI (Kenya) Nation Media Group
EMILIENNE NGO NLEPNA (Cameroon) FREELANCER
ADZIE ERIC ELI (Ghana) Ghana Broadcasting corporation
AHMED FADHLI (Tunisia) Lusail newspaper
ISMAIL SAANI (Ghana) 442GH.COM
HANSEN GHENERO (Nigeria) FREELANCER
GEORGE KATONGOLE (Uganda) Daily Monitor
GODFRED BUDU (Ghana) kickgh.com
HASSAN ABDULSALAM (Nigeria) FREELANCER
JAMES SIBELEKI (Zambia) zambianfootball.co.zm
KOUAGHEU JOSIANE (Cameroon) FREELANCER
KEVIN MCCALLUM (South Africa) FREELANCER
GIDEON KOFI NYAMEKYE (Ghana) Kickgh.com
THEOPHILUS KLA WESLEY JR. (Liberia) The Bush Chicken
ANTHONY KOKOI (Liberia) Daily Observer Newspaper
MAHMOUD TANTAWI (Egypt) Football Writer
ABDUL  ABDALLAH (Tanzania) Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL)
MANAR SARHAN (Egypt) FREELANCER
MAMADOU HAROUNA DEME (Senegal) Vox Populi
AARON MUBANGA (Zambia) FREELANCER
MOHAMED FANGAR (Morocco) Lesiteinfo sport
MUGISHA HERVÉ (Burundi) Groupe de Presse Iwacu
NAZIM BESSOL (Algeria) BOTOLA
EMMANUEL OLADELE (Nigeria) Nigeria Football and Others Media
OSASU OBAYIUWANA (Nigeria) FREELANCER
OLUWASHINA OKELEJI (Nigeria) FREELANCER
OLAMIDE SUNDAY OYETUNJI (Nigeria) Nigeria Football and Others
OLIVIER NISHIRIMBERE (Burundi) Le Renouveau newspape
OUMAR BAYO BA (Senegal) presse
PETER KANJERE (Malawi) Times Group
PHILIP ALIMO (Ghana) FREELANCER
BABAZILE PRUDENCE MAKHUBALO (South Africa) SABC
REDA SELIM (Egypt) Alittihad newspaper
BILIKISU REMI SULOLA (Nigeria) TheCable
RIDWAN YUSUF (Nigeria) Concise News Global (concisenews.global)
SAMUEL IFETOYE (Nigeria) Print
SAMSON OPUS (Uganda) New Vision newspaper
SAMUEL GACHARIRA (Kenya) NATION MEDIA GROUP
SAMSON ATEKA (Kenya) Radio Africa Group-Kenya
SIMON MWANGI (Kenya) FREELANCER
THOMAS (STAK) SOTTIE (Ghana) FREELANCER
STEPHANIE ODHIAMBO (Kenya) FREELANCER
TERENCE WOOD (Ghana) FREELANCER
VICTOR MODO (Nigeria) FREELANCER
MAMADOU SALIF DIALLO (Senegal) Agence de Presse Sénégalaise

VIDEO ATHLETE PROFILE
JOAB JAMES APOPO (Kenya) MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD, K24TV
AUSTIN OKON-AKPAN (Nigeria) Television
HASSAN EL BASRI (Morocco) AL AKHBAR – TÉLÉ MAROC
ALIEU CEESAY (Gambia) QTV
GOUNOU IKILIROU SÉRO (Benin) ORTB
JEFF KINYANJUI (Kenya) FREELANCER
SAYON KOUROUMA (Guinea) Cis Médias
MICHELLE KATAMI GUDA (Kenya) BBC
AISHA NASSANGA (Uganda) TELEVISION
WANJIKU MWENDA (Kenya) Mediamax Network Limited (K24 TV)
BABOUCARR SEY (Gambia) QTV-GAMBIA/Paradise FM Radio

VIDEO DOCUMENTARY
APIO GLORIA NICOLE (Uganda) Press
SEYRAM KUDAHE (Togo) New World TV / Sport
MOHAMED ALI BOUGMA (Morocco) Al kass Sport Channel
MPHATSO MALIDADI (Malawi) Times Group
TANDAKHA NDIAYE (Senegal) Radiodiffusion Télévision Sénégalaise RTS
KOMI AGBEKO NICOLAS LOUYAH (Togo) Stad’afric
OGU ONYINYECHI (Nigeria) GALAXY TELEVISION
OMAR BOUDI (Algeria) Echorouk tv
ADAM-BABA SADDICK (Ghana) Atinka Media
CHEIKH DIOP (Senegal) E-media
ÉDITH-GISCARD NONO (Cameroon) çameditsport.com

VIDEO SHORT FEATURE
DEBOLA ADEBANJO (Nigeria) TV
AMIR BOUKA (Tunisia) Radio Cap FM
ANGELA AKUA  ASANTE (Ghana) FREELANCER
JOAB JAMES APOPO (Kenya) MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD, K24TV
AUSTIN OKON-AKPAN (Nigeria) Television
YASSINE BOUALI (Algeria) SALAMA MAGAZINE- MONDIAL TV
DANIEL ADDEH (Togo) FREELANCER
DANIEL SEBAKIJJE (Uganda) NBS TELEVISION
BERNARD NDONG (Kenya) ROYAL MEDIA SERVICES – CITIZEN TELEVISION
JANINE ANTHONY (Nigeria) BBC Africa TV Sport
JEFF KINYANJUI (Kenya) FREELANCER
JOSEPH GATHUYA (Kenya) Mount Kenya Tv
BAWUAH JULIET (Ghana) Miss
MAHER MEZAHI (Algeria) FREELANCER
MICHELLE KATAMI GUDA (Kenya) BBC
MOUAYED SKANDER (Libya) Libya Alahrar Tv
NAHED ALI (Sudan) FREELANCER
AISHA NASSANGA (Uganda) TELEVISION
OGU ONYINYECHI (Nigeria) GALAXY TELEVISION
CLIFFORD NDUBI (Kenya) CapeMedia-TV47
OLUWAGBENGA SALU (Nigeria) FREELANCER
SOPIRINYE JAJA (Nigeria) Rivers State Television

AUDIO
FELIX PEPERIPE SOHOUNDE (Benin) RFI SPORTS, RADIO TOKPA
ANDUALEM BUTA (Ethiopia) Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC
DEINMA ABAKU (Nigeria) Radio Wave FM
BETTY YAWSON (Ghana ) Starr FM
BIENVENU ELIE GBELO (Central African Republic) RADIO NDEKE LUKA
GRACE KANTARAMA (Rwanda) Radio HUGUKA
JAMES IBOKU (Nigeria) RADIO
JOHN MENDY (Gambia) West Africa Democracy Radio
WA CARLOS KOUANDE (Côte d’Ivoire) RADIO YOPOUGON 96.8 FM
RABSON WOODWELL (Malawi) CCAP Nkhoma Synod Radio
SEYDI SAIKOU (Senegal) TV
ELINAM TILDA ACORLOR (Ghana) FREELANCER
LAETITIA EHUNZA DEMBO (Congo) Democratic Republic of the Radio Télévision Nationale Congolaise
FRIDOLIN WAMBOBO (Central) African Republic Radio Guira FM
KAMAL MAHDI (Algeria) Radio Algerienne (el bahdja)

YOUNG REPORTER BROADCASTING
DEBOLA ADEBANJO (Nigeria) TV
DANIEL SEBAKIJJE (Uganda) NBS TELEVISION
BONGANI DLAMINI (South Africa) FREELANCER
HAMZA AIT MESSAOUD (Morocco) FREELANCER
JAMES IBOKU (Nigeria) RADIO
JANINE ANTHONY (Nigeria) BBC Africa TV Sport
KELVIN KIMAILI (Kenya) Citizen TV
MARTIN MOSES (Kenya) FREELANCER
JOHN MENDY (Gambia) West Africa Weekly Sport Digest
KOMI AGBEKO NICOLAS LOUYAH (Togo) Stad’afric
BABOUCARR SEY (Gambia) QTV-GAMBIA, Paradise FM Radio

YOUNG REPORTER PHOTOGRAPHY
FRANK DARKWAH (Ghana) Ghanasportsonline.com
KING AKUFFO AFRIYIE (Ghana) FREELANCER

YOUNG REPORTER WRITING
LATEEF ABDUL SADICK (Ghana) Kickgh.com
OWOLABI ABIOLA (Nigeria) AipsAfrica
GILDAS ADIMOU BOKO (Benin) FREELANCER
SOLACE CHUKWU (Nigeria) Goal, TheSuperSub
TOUNDÉ ALIOU (Benin) FREELANCER
FIIFI ANAMAN (Ghana) FREELANCER
ANGELA AKUA ASANTE (Ghana) FREELANCER
AYISHATU ZAKARIA ALI (Ghana) Global Media Alliance
NDEYE FATOU DIERY DIAGNE (Senegal) FREELANCER
EDWARD GYASI (Ghana) Ghana News Agency
EMMANUEL AYAMGA (Ghana) FREELANCER
EMMANUEL EGOBIAMBU (Nigeria) Concise News
HANIFAT MUSTAPHA (Nigeria) FREELANCER
HASSAN ABDULSALAM (Nigeria) FREELANCER
IJEOMA OKIGBO (Nigeria) News Agency of Nigeria
FAITH MYREL KIAI (Uganda) Print
GIDEON KOFI NYAMEKYE (Ghana) Kickgh.com
KIMARA SINGH (South Africa) University of Johannesburg
MESHACK KISENGE (Kenya) Radio Africa Group (The Star Newspaper)
MERCY MMBONE SIAHI (Kenya) FREELANCER
LEBOWA TLOTLO PRIMROSE MOROEN (Botswana) Radio and Print
AARON MUBANGA (Zambia) FREELANCER
OUMAR DIT BOUBACAR WANE NDONGO (Senegal) FREELANCER
KASOZI PATRICK BALIKUDDEMBE (Uganda) FREELANCER
BABAZILE PRUDENCE MAKHUBALO (South Africa) SABC
SAMUEL GACHARIRA (Kenya) NATION MEDIA GROUP
CLARISSE SIH (Cameroon) Cameroon Radio Television, CRTV
SOUHAIL KHMIRA (Tunisia) FREELANCER
STEPHANIE ODHIAMBO (Kenya) FREELANCER
TATENDA GONDO (Zimbabwe) FREELANCER
THATHE MSIMANGO (South Africa) FREELANCER
TLOTLO KEBINAKGABO (Botswana) Print

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