Female journalist Sarah Atoj to receive media award tomorrow

South Sudanese journalist Sarah Atoj to receive a prestigious media award in Cairo, Egypt tomorrow, among the top 50 influential Arab and African Personalities of 2024

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South Sudanese female journalist Sarah Atoj Nyok is expected to receive a prestigious media award in Cairo, Egypt tomorrow. She emerged among the top 50 influential Arab and African Personalities of 2024, an annual carnival, publishing the winners’ magazine hosted by Oscar Creators Arabs and Africa, an Arab-and-African awards company headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, with a branch in Lebanon.

Sarah Atoj, a broadcast journalist and the CEO of Oxygen HD TV in South Sudan who will be awarded under the Media Category says the prestigious award “holds immense personal and professional significance” to her.

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I have the honor of being recognized among the Top 50 Influential Arab and African Personalities of 2023-2024,” said Sarah, adding that “Winning this award is a reminder of the responsibility that comes with influence.”


She is among the three award winners in the media category with the other recipients coming from Lebanon and Malawi.

Together, let us harness the power of the media to build a brighter future for South Sudan, where information flows freely, voices are heard, and our collective story is told with integrity and purpose,” she told Talk of Juba.

The prestigious awarding ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 28th February, 2024 in Cairo, Egypt at the Grand Conference Hall, located in the Civil Education Center Hotel, Zamalek, with a picturesque view of Cairo Tower.

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