Ugandan journalist scoops journalism award

Ugandan journalist Richard Kavuma is this year's winner of the CNN MultiChoice journalism award.

Ugandan journalist Richard Kavuma is this year's winner of the CNN MultiChoice journalism award.

This announcement was made at a gala ceremony held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Saturday. This year the competition received a record 1,670 entries from 40 African countries.

Held in association with South African Airways and The Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation for HIV-Aids Journalism - the competition is sponsored by a number of leading African companies.

Joel Kibazo, a Ugandan Director of Communications, said: "The awards highlight the African talent." - Sowetan Reporter

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