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Patrick Quarcoo wins AllAfrica Media Leaders’ Summit Lifetime Achievement Award


Quarcoo obtained the award at a glamorous occasion that went down at Glee Resort in Runda, Nairobi on Thursday, Could 9.

The award was in recognition of his excellent contribution to the expansion of journalism within the continent, having performed a number one function in shaping the media panorama within the continent.

He accepted the award on the AllAfrica Gala Dinner and Excellence Award Ceremony, dedicating it to journalists within the continent.

In his acceptance speech, Quarcoo known as for extra innovation and funding within the media to create merchandise that remodel nations.

“Thanks a lot for the award. I wish to dedicate this award to tons of of journalists in Africa. For everyone who joins my organisation I inform them that we should create unbelievable media merchandise that change nations.

“We now have an unbelievable accountability to take heed to our market and form minds to make it occur. Quarcoo famous.

The occasion noticed additionally noticed different notable personalities and upcoming stars acknowledged for his or her excellence.

Dr Akinwumi Adesina bagged the AllAfrica Titan Management Award in recognition of his distinctive contribution in financial transformation and human growth within the continent.

Hope Nabalayo scooped the inaugural Wangari Maathai Younger Journalist Award in recognition of the very best use of digital instruments for youth engagement in journalism.

Nation Media Group’s Zachary Nyakweba was the primary runners up and Kairu Karega(2nd runners up.)

The African Export-Import Financial institution award for excellence in African Regional Integration Journalism was scooped by Boason Omofaye who was honoured for elevating journalism requirements and driving African growth and financial transformation by way of insightful reporting.

The occasion introduced collectively over 300 African media house owners and operators, authorities officers, company leaders, teachers, civil society champions, and growth companions to debate the enterprise of media and the essential function it should play in shaping Africa’s future.

The theme for the 2024 Summit is Re-engineering African Media in Instances of Essential Transformation.

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