According to the event, both were for Scorpio
and Daily Maverick
. Van Wyk also won the Investigative Journalism
category with Cruising Nicely on VBS Money
Commenting on the story, Van Wyk says it was a challenging story. "It required technical analysis and a difficult investigation to conclude and I am proud that I was able to do it and in the way I did it," Van Wyk says. "Thank you Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards
for helping us to strengthen journalism."
in 2019, City Press
journalists Dewald van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo won Journalist of the Year
and South African Story of the Year
for their breaking of the VBS scandal. The Allan Kirkland Soga Lifetime Achiever Award
went to anti-Apartheid and trade union movements journalist Zubeida Jaffer, who was arrested numerous times in the 1980s after she exposed police killings and was held in solitary confinement, tortured and beaten.