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PARM Stories Challenge: Winners and Finalists Officially Revealed

On 11 December 2023, the jury members of the PARM Stories Challenge have officially revealed the winners and finalists of the first edition of the challenge. The international campaign received a high participation of over 40 journalists, filmmakers, and media professionals from Africa and the diaspora.

After the deliberations, Pascal Ishimwe, a Filmmaker from Rwanda, has been qualified as the 1st winner of the challenge. Then comes Steven Costa Midjola, a Filmmaker from Togo as the 2nd winner. Aboubakar Dewa, a Journalist Reporter from Cameroon has been qualified as the 3rd winner.

The seven other finalists are:

  • Eliya Dzowah, Freelance Videographer (Malawi) – 4th position
  • Yacine N. Seye, Environment Media Specialist (Senegal) – 5th position
  • Sixth position: Carolyne Tomno, Journalist (Kenya) – 6th position
  • Seventh position: Sharon Ambani Tamba, Journalist (Kenya) – 7th position
  • Eighth position: Djibo Mamoudou, Communication Officer (Niger) – 8th position
  • Dennis Avokoywa Chagala, Journalist (Kenya) – 9th position
  • Baron Nkoy, Journalist and Filmmaker (Democratic Republic of the Congo) – 10th position

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