Nigeriaa��s Didi Akinyelure, a business journalist with CNBC Africa, has won the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.
The award, instituted in 2015 in honour of Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died aged 41 in 2014, seeks to a�?celebrate African journalism and reward exceptional talent,a�? BBC says.
Akinyelure has been with CNBC Africa in Lagos since 2013. She will join BBC news teams in September for a 3-month placement.
The inaugural edition of the award was won by Nancy Kacungira, a television anchor for Kenyaa��s KTN television channel.