2018 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

2018 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards
2018 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards. Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance, the Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards recognise 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.

How to participate

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.


Submissions for the 2018 edition are now open. Interested participants can submit their entries to embera@continental-re.com before the submission deadline, 31 January 2018.

Contributions have to be sent together with the following information:

Explanatory Brief

A 250-words motivation note explaining the reason for creating the article/clip.


Include your name, media organisation, the publishing/broadcasting date, a brief profile and a photo.

Award Categories

Your submission should specify the award categories that you are entering for.

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.

For media inquiries, please contact: embera@continental-re.com

For more inquiries and info, visit the official webpage of 2018 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

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