Sixty six media practitioners have been nominated for the Excellency in Journalism Awards Tanzania (EJAT) for the year 2012.
The chairperson of the
organising committee of EJAT, Kajubi Mukajanga, announced the names of the
nominees at a press conference held at the offices of the Media Council of
Tanzania on March 15, 2012.
Mukajanga said the
nominees were picked by a panel of nine judges led by the editor of Channel Ten
TV, Bernadina Chahali and winners will be awarded trophies, prizes
and certificates in recognition for excellence performance during the EJAT gala
night on April 5, 2013. There were 946 entries vying for the 2012 EJAT awards.
The Zanzibar President
Dr. Alli Mohamed Shein will be the official guest of honour.
During the gala night
apart from awarding the winners, media practitioners who have
participated in EJAT and were nominated for two, three and four
times will also be recognized.
The list of the nominees
shows that Mwananchi and Citizen newspapers both published by
Mwananchi Comminucations Limited have a total of 14 nominees,
while Kilimanjaro Film Institute has seven and Afya Radio of
Mwanza has six nominees.
Nipashe newspaper and TBC
Taifa each have four nominees while TBC 1 and the Guardian
have three nominees each.
Uhuru FM, ABM FM,
Clouds, Tripple A FM Channel Ten, Star TV, Zanzibar Leo, Iringa
Municipal TV, Sauti ya Injili, BBC, Majira and Uhuru newspapers each have
The full list of nominees
and their media outlets is a follows:Faraja Sendegeya-Afya Redio,Mwanza;Samweli
Mwamkinga-The Citizen ,Dar es Salaam;Popa Matumula –Mzalendo, Dar es Salaam;Abdul
Kingo-Nipashe, Dar es Salaam;Joseph
Senga -Tanzania Daima-Dar
Mbuguni-Majira-Dar es Salaam;Dotto
Mnyadi-TBC 1, Dar es Salaam;and
Florence Majani-Mwananchi,Dar es Salaam
Others are Gervas Hubile-TBC Taifa,Dar es Salaam; Noel Thompson -Afya Redio,Mwanza;Polycarp
Machira-The Citizen, Dar es Salaam;Tom Mosoba - The
Citizen, Dar es Salaam;Elias Msuya –Mwananchi,Dar es Salaam;Leon Bahati
Mwananchi - Dar es Salaam; Lucas Liganga, The CitizenDar es Salaam; Anthony
Masai-Tripple A. FM,
Arusha;Idd Juma Yusuph-Afya Redio,Mwanza;
Cassius Mdami-Channel Ten,
Dar es Salaam;Anwary MsechuKilimanjaro Film Institute,Arusha;
Alex Magwiza-TBC – Taifa, Dar es Salaam and Andrew Kiwanyi-Kilimanjaro Film Institute,Arusha.
Others are Ramadhan
Mhina -Kilimanjaro Film Institute,Arusha;Robert Mwampembwa-Star TV,Dar es Salaam;Hawa Bihoga-Afya Redio, Mwanza;Rolf Kibaja-TBC 1,Dar es
– Shinyanga;Fredy Azzah-Mwananchi,Dar
es Salaam;Joseph Zablon-Mwananchi,Dar es Salaam;Lusekelo Philemon-The Guardian, Arusha;Victoria Patrick Mgwediagi-TBC 1,Dodoma;Rose Pallangyo-Kilimanjaro Film Institute,Arusha;Latifu Matimbwa-TBC Taifa ,Dar es Salaam;Zephania Ubwani -The Citizen, Arusha;Dickson Ng’hily-The Guardian, Dar es Salaam and Ashton
Others are Salome
Mushi-Kilimanjaro Film Institute, Arusha, Bernard
Mwaituka -Iringa Municipal Television, Iringa;Richard Makore-Nipashe,Dar es Salaam;Tumaini Msowoya –Mwananchi,Iringa;Husna
K. Mohammed -Zanzibar Leo,
Zanzibar;Daniel Kaminyoge- Kilimanjaro Film Institute, Arusha;Sofia Malaki -Mlimani TV,Dar
es Salaam;Abisae Maeda-Kilimanjaro Film Institute,Arusha;Mwamini
Andrew-TBC – Taifa,Dar es Salaam; Sempanga Zawadi Mchome -,Redio Sauti ya InjiliMoshi, Kilimanjaro; Noel
Mwakalindile-BBC,Dar es Salaam and Beatrice Shayo-The Guardian,Dar es Salaam.
Others are Frank Leonard,Habari Leo,
Iringa; Gervas Hubile,TBC Taifa,Dar
es Salaam;Harith J. Ally-Afya Redio,Mwanza;Tuma
Dandi -Mlimani Redio, Dar es Salaam;Abdul Abdallah
Mohammed-The African,Dar es Salaam;Editha Carlo-Mtanzania, Kigoma; Paul Sigori-Uhuru FM,Dar es
Salaam; Abdallah Majura-ABM
FM,Dodoma;Deus Buganywa-Raia Mwema,Dar es
Salaam;Shadrack Sagati -HabariLeoDar es Salaam;Jamal Hashim Said -TBC 1,Dar es Salaam;Anthony Mayunga-Mwananchi,Mugumu – Mara;John Lewanga-TBC 1,Dar es Salaam;Said Salim Njuki,Afya Redio,Arusha;Abel
Onesmo-Clouds, Mwanza and Edward Qorro-The Citizen ,Dar
Out of this list seven -
Daniel Kaminyoge, Faraja Sendegeya, Lucas Liganga, Gervas Hubile, Florence
Majani, Fredy Azzah and Idd Juma Yusuph -have been selected to vie for the slot
of overall EJAT winner.