Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

14 May 2013

Tanzanian At the Final of Africa Business Reporting Awards 2013

A YOUNG and upcoming Tanzanian journalist, Veneranda Sumila is among finalists in this year's Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2013.

Sumila from Mwananchi Communications Limited is among finalists in best new comer category, according to a statement issued yesterday by Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business.

Others in the category are Sherelle Jacobs from the United Kingdom and Laban Onserio from Kenya. Over 1,000 entries were received from across Africa and the rest of the world representing the very best reporting from print, broadcast and new media.

The winners of the ten categories will be announced during the awards ceremony, which will take place in London in July. "The Awards, which this year celebrate their ten year anniversary, recognise the fact that excellent business journalism plays a crucial role in promoting Africa as a destination for investment," the statement reads.

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