Continental/Re names judges for Re/Insurance 2018 awards

In an effort to come out with excellent results at the third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards April 2018 edition in Namibia, Continental Reinsurance Plc has announced judging panel that would overseen the entire process of the event.

African Leading Pan African reinsurance firm nominees includes, Nadia Mensah-Acogny, Journalist, Shelter Afrique, will be the chair for the independent Judging Panel. Other judges are: – Tony Van Niekerk, Editor of South Africa’s Cover Magazine; Afif Ben Yedder, Founder, IC Publications; Michael Wilson, Business and Finance Journalist and Julia Graham, Technical Director, Airmic.

The Awards, are currently open for submissions to both English and French-speaking journalists covering the re/insurance sector in Africa. Deadline for submissions of entries is January 31st, 2018.
Dr. Femi Oyetunji, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer,Continental Reinsurance Plc noted, “We are glad to bring on board, a panel of insurance media experts to assess entries submitted by journalists from across the continent. We believe these awards will inspire business journalists to cover issues related to the sector and improve overall quality of reporting.”

The judging criteria will focus on how the entries have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector and displayed integrity in covering the sector.

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