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Content creators from around Africa can now enter The 2024 DStv Content Creator Awards

The DStv Content Creator Awards is excited to announce its call for entries and for the first time, African content creators from across the continent are invited to participate. Now in its third year, the DStv Content Creator Awards continues to celebrate and recognise the exceptional talent and creativity of digital content creators who are shaping the future of entertainment and storytelling.

The introduction of the Pan-African Creator Award

In 2024, the DStv Content Creator Awards has introduced a new category celebrating the very best African content creators, as the platform expands to the rest of Africa. The Pan-African Creator Award is designed to honour creators from various African countries who are making remarkable contributions to the digital space.

How to enter:

African content creators are encouraged to submit their entries by visiting The submission process is straightforward and African creators can enter their best work in the Pan-African Award category. 

‘We are so excited to extend the DStv Content Creator Awards to include the Pan-African Creator Award this year. Our goal is to celebrate the incredible talent found throughout Africa and to provide a platform where these creators can gain international visibility and inspire a new generation of storytellers,’ says Manuela Dias De Deus, Founder of the DStv Content Creator Awards.

Apart from the Pan-African Creator Award, South African creators and brands are eligible to enter a variety of other categories. 

This year’s categories are:


1.         Thumb-stopping Award

2.         *New* Best Event After Movie Award 


3.         Podcast of the Year Award 

4.         *New* Storyteller Award (10 minutes to 30 minutes) 

5.         Song of the Year Award (opens for public voting once the five nominees are announced)


6.            Best Creator Campaign Award


7.         Social Commentary Award

8.         DStv Creator of the Year Award (public voting once the nominees are announced)

9.         Emerging Creator Award (public voting once the five nominees are announced)

10.       Cause Award (public voting once the five nominees are announced)

11.       *New* Pan-African Creator Award

12.       *New* Trendsetter Award (public voting once the five nominees are announced)

13.       Fashion & Style Award

14.       Foodie Award

15.       Travel & Lifestyle Award

16.       *New* Gaming Creator of the Year

17.       Beauty Award

Entries for the 2024 DStv Content Creator Awards close on 21 June 2024 and the awards will take place in Johannesburg in October.

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