Celebrating Groundbreaking Business Journalism in Africa: The Awards have grown year on year and in attracted over entries from more than 25 countries.
Rewarding excellence in business reporting On Diageo, represented by Guinness Nigeria, is a company that seems to take its role in adding value to the society seriously.
The company has shown to be a responsible member of the society, but this should not be surprising considering the roots of Guinness itself. Arthur Guinness started brewing stout lager in at St.
Guinness, who was a Protestant, went on to set up some of the most impactful community outreach and welfare programmes in the history of Ireland that continued for many years after his death.
Diageo, the British company which took over Guinness seems to have bitten the bug and have an uncommon and unwavering pledge to serving society at large that speaks to the very values upon which Guinness built his legacy.
These Awards have put 10 years into rewarding excellent business reporting, focusing on Africa while drawing global attention to a region hitherto neglected for not so clear reasons, not excluding prejudice cultivated in the minds of prospective investors by negative reporting of social, cultural and economic activities therein.
It is difficult to place numbers on the volume of investment that has been drawn to Africa from the Diaspora as a result of these Awards, but what is certain is that the DABRA beams positive light on the African continent with the Awards ceremony holding annually in London.
The Awards ceremony is always a celebration of Africa and the unique values that international investors can derive by setting their sights on the continent. It has continued to attract the elite, influencers and investors.
This maiden edition attracted a colourful and diverse audience of over guests, including MPs, business leaders, ambassadors and journalists. This unique global audience was treated to a flavour of African music on the occasion as entertainment was provided by Seckou Keita, a kora player from Mali.
The Awards buttress the impact the private sector can have in driving investment to Africa and helping her meet the Millennium Development Goals.DABRA: Rewarding excellence in business reporting initiated the writing awards focusing on Africa, which has gained ground across the world as the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards.
Finalists from nine countries have been announced in the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards following a record number of entries.
A shortlist of outstanding African business journalism will go through to the final of the eighth annual awards, to be assessed in 11 different categories before.
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London, January 24, - Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, is today launching its annual Africa Business Reporting Awards. Initiated by Diageo in , the Awards recognise excellence in business journalism about Africa with a view to strengthening and encouraging more coverage within Africa and to increase the .
This year’s Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards will hold in London on Wednesday July 17, The Awards, now in its 10th year, is put in place to encourage professionalism and journalistic excellence among business journalists in Africa.
Drink company Diageo has launched the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards, a set of international journalism awards that recognize excellence in reporting on business in Africa.
Journalists and editors who report on business in Africa are eligible to enter six categories, covering print, online, television and radio journalism.