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Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

Application deadline: February 26th, 2019

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fifth year.

Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa.

The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience.

The award was established to honour Komla Dumor, an exceptional Ghanaian broadcaster and presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014.

This year’s award is being launched from the Nigerian city of Lagos.

To apply visit the official homepage: