Professional journalists fluent in English can compete for this award.
The BBC is seeking individuals living and working in Africa, who combine strong journalism skills, on-air flair and an exceptional talent in telling African stories for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.
The winner will receive a three-month training and development opportunity with the BBC in London, starting in early September 2020.
The BBC will cover travel, accommodations and visa expenses, in addition to providing GBP2,000 per month and a one-off payment of GBP5,000.
The deadline is March 16.