Forbes Africa correspondent and Head of Digital Media and Partnerships for West Africa, Peace Hyde is the recipient of the “African Growth Story” award at the Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. She was named one of the winners in the closely contested category on Thursday.
Since 1974, the Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism have recognized and rewarded outstanding business journalism.
The awards have become a prominent and much-sought honour in South Africa’s financial journalism industry. The journalist who best captures t the growth story of the African continent wins the ‘African Growth Story’ category.
An independent panel of judges – consisting of leading media professionals, an academic, and an economist – selects the category based on the following criteria: news value, impact, rigour in reporting, analytical value, originality, integrity, specialist knowledge, and storytelling.
Peace shared the news on her Instagram page with these remarks:
Congratulations Peace Hyde!
Source: Bella Naija