Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2024

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The 9th Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2024 are now accepting entries, heralding an exciting opportunity for journalists across the continent.

This award scheme, the first and most enduring of its kind, celebrates the invaluable role of journalism in elucidating the re/insurance sector.

The awards, initiated in 2015, are a testament to Continental Reinsurance’s commitment to fostering excellence in the industry. They honor the pivotal role of re/insurance in aiding individuals and businesses through adversity.

Categories of the Awards

The 2024 awards feature several categories, open to submissions in English, French, or Arabic:

  • Best Re/Insurance Print Article (English)
  • Best Re/Insurance Online Article (English)
  • Best Re/Insurance Broadcast Article (English)
  • Best Re/Insurance French Entry
  • Best Re/Insurance Arabic Entry
  • Dr Femi Oyetunji Future Talent Award: This category is not open for entries

Benefits for Award Winners

The recipients of these prestigious awards will enjoy several benefits, including:

  • Recognition at the Awards Ceremony will be held alongside a notable industry event.
  • Complimentary invitation to the event, with travel and hotel expenses covered by Continental Re.
  • Publication of their names and photos in Continental Re’s literature and online channels, celebrating their achievements.
  • Permission to use their award titles for personal and professional development.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, entrants must:

  • Submit a published article in print, online, or broadcast (radio/television clip) in English, French, or Arabic.
  • Only submit one article per category.
  • Be a journalist based in any African country.

The Selection Process

An international panel comprising industry experts and academics in journalism will review and select the winning entries.

The panel will assess submissions based on the quality of information and the contribution to enhancing understanding of the insurance sector’s benefits to individuals, communities, and societies.

How to Apply

Interested journalists can apply by clicking here.


The 9th Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2024 presents a unique platform for journalists to showcase their expertise in reporting on the re/insurance industry.

This event not only recognizes journalistic excellence but also contributes to a deeper public understanding of the insurance sector’s significance.

For more information, visit the Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards page.

Deadline: February 15, 2024

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