Ace Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has been named the 2021 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) “Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year”.
He is set to receive the award at a yet organised event scheduled to come off on Saturday, December 4, 2021, in the United States of America.
This was made known in a letter addressed to the renowned investigative journalist by the organisers of the event on 1 October 2021.
Anas, known for his dangerous and daring investigative projects, is being recognised for his outstanding and ground-breaking achievements in journalism over the years, according to the letter.
The event, organised by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) to honour legendary Black journalists who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry every year, scheduled to be virtual will take place in the USA.
The NABJ Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year Award is one of the categories of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) event done annually to honour the extraordinary work done by foreign journalists while overcoming tremendous obstacles that contributes to the enrichment, understanding or advancement of people or issues in the African diaspora that exemplifies the spirit of the late Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza.
Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, who the award is named after is an influential black South African journalist, author and outspoken critic of the government in South Africa during the early periods of world recognition of the problems evident in the racially divided land.