Continental Reinsurance opens entries for journalism awards

Group Managing Director/CEO of Continental Reinsurance, Dr. Femi Oyetunji

Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has announced the opening of its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.

According to the firm, interested participants should submit their entries online before the January 31, 2018 deadline.

The Group Managing Director, Continental Reinsurance Plc., Dr. Femi Oyetunji, said the awards had been designed to “encourage writers, journalists, and commentators both online and traditional media, to develop and improve the quality of their reporting on the African insurance industry.”

It listed three categories in the 2018 awards as Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalist of the Year; Best Re/Insurance Industry Analysis and Commentary; and Best Re/Insurance Industry Feature Article.

According to the statement, previous years saw submissions from journalists across Africa, with 21 journalists shortlisted in 2017 after the first round, and seven finalists selected in the second round.



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