Tom Burgis, Helen Thomas and Misha Glenny were awarded best business news story at the 2013 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards for their piece Guinea reignites $2.5bn mining tussle. The article Africa Calling, by FT Africa Editor William Wallis, was awarded best business feature.
Winning entries demonstrate groundbreaking journalism that provides excellent analysis and clarity of the business climate. Content must show original investigative research and journalistic flair, as well as have a style that is “engaging, though-provoking and accessible to its audience”. There were over 1000 entries to the awards globally.