A Nation Media Group #ticker:NMG senior editor has been recognised at the Women in News Editorial leadership awards.
Pamela Sittoni, editor at the International Desk and the Managing Editor of The East African newspaper, was named the 2017 Laureate for Africa on Wednesday at Paris Frankurt.
The EastAfrican is a weekly newspaper circulated in Rwanda,Uganda,Tanzania and Kenya.
Ms Sittoni was named alongside Ms Karima Kamal, a columnist and contributing editor for the Egyptian daily Al Masry Al Yom. Ms Kamal was named the 2017 Laureate for the Middle East and Africa.