African Digital Media Awards 2020

2019 Winners


We're delighted to announce the winners here. See also the full press release.

Best Data Visualisation

Dominion, Code for Africa - South Africa

Digital News Start-up

Farmers for Change, Food for Mzansi - South Africa

Best Digital Project to Engage Younger and / or Millennial Audiences

M&G 200 Young South Africans, Mail & Guardian - South Africa

Best Native Advertising / Branded Content Campaign

The Anthem Project,, The Anthem Project - South Africa

Best News Website or Mobile Service

Daily Maverick, Daily Maverick - South Africa

Best Paid Content Strategy (incl. pay wall, membership or crowd funding models)

Maverick Insider, Daily Maverick - South Africa

Best Use of Online Video (including VR)

Buried Truth: Unearthing the story of murdered farmworker Adam Pieterse, News24, Media24 - South Africa

Best in Social Media Engagement

BBC Media Action Arewa Facebook Page, BBC Media Action - Nigeria


African Digital Media Awards 2020