Submit your entries for SADC Media Awards

Sunday, January 14, 2018

South African media have been invited to submit their entries for the 2018 SADC Media Awards competition as the 27 February closing date looms.

“To promote regional integration and cooperation (cross-border issues), the awards aim to recognise excellence in journalism in the area of print, photo, television, radio as well as to encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues pertaining to the region,” the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said.

The awards were established following a decision by the Council of Ministers in 1996 to establish a sector that deals with matters relating to, amongst others, information, culture and sport.

These awards serve as part of ensuring a link, coordination and synchronisation between formal structures of SADC governments, civil society, academia, labour and the media.

Journalists who wish to enter the competition can access more information about the competition, including competition rules, from the link below: 

Entry Form: https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_documents/Entry_ form_English.pdf

Rules: https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_documents/2018_Rules_of_Competition_English.pdf 
                                          
Entries need to be posted or delivered to MDDA or GCIS offices nationwide marked:

SADC Media Awards Entry                 or                    SADC Media Awards Entry

MDDA – 1ST Floor                                                       Government Communications
5 St Davids Place                                                        1035 Francis Baard Street
Parktown, Johannesburg                                           Hatfield, Pretoria
2193                                                                              0028       

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