The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) has confirmed Standard Chartered Bank Uganda as a partner for the upcoming 2021 USPA Media Excellence Awards.
Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has contributed Shs. Sh5m for the awards that will recognise best of sports journalism.
The awards will be held on Wednesday 15th December, 2021 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.
Speaking at the handover, Standard Chartered Bank’s Corporate Affairs Manager Cynthia Mpanga stated that any form of contribution towards recognising sports journalists is critical to the development of the media sector.
USPA President Patrick Kanyomozi emphasised that the scope of sports journalism is bound to change with the new initiative.
“We are happy to have our longterm partners Standard Chartered Bank on board which is continuation of long relationship that goes over a decade especially with our annual road safety campaign,” Kanyomoozi noted.
“Their contribution is very timely as we get closer to the event that will definitely change the face of Sports Journalism in Uganda.”
Eight winners from eight categories will receive a custom designed plaque and a cash prize of Uganda Shs.1.000.000 (One million UGX).