9 May 2024, Opportunities for Africans

Applications are now open for the 2024 Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) Isu Elihle Awards. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gets ready to open entries for the 8th edition of the  Isu Elihle Awards that honors groundbreaking Journalism that amplifies the stories and experiences of Africa’s children!

The Isu Elihle Awards Competition is an African initiative that promotes ethical and quality reporting on children’s issues. Isu Elihle, meaning “great idea” in isiZulu, challenges journalists to submit innovative story ideas that center children’s voices and hold authorities accountable.

The competition aims to empower journalists through mentorship, resource sharing, and financial support to develop and publish their child-focused stories on any mainstream news platform. It rewards innovative journalism about children and  encourages journalists to rethink how they perceive and engage children on issues affecting them. The journey from initial idea to final published story demonstrates remarkable growth in storytelling.

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