Ronke Phillips says,
"I am absolutely thrilled to have won a prestigious Amnesty International Award for the second year running.
"You don't have to travel the world to find human rights abuses. The case of Kristy Bamu - who was murdered in London as part of a belief system that has its roots in the Congo - is a prime example of the most horrific abuse happening on our doorstep.
"This award confirms regional journalism has as much a role to play in exposing injustice as national and international news."
More top news
Victoria Beckham's youngest son had his track "If Every Day Was Christmas" premiered on Capital FM on Wednesday morning.
Gold was sent a seemingly harmless tweet by a Hammers fan asking him to support his young brother who has just started a new school.
Salim Coulter was shot in the head by a gunman believed to have been lying in wait for him as he returned from the restaurant.