Contest seeks stories on regional integration projects [Africa]

Journalists who covered regional integration projects in Africa can enter this competition.

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) organizes the COMESA Media Awards in four categories: print journalism, radio journalism, television journalism and online/new media.

Possible topics include trade, infrastructure (energy, transport, ICT), investments, gender issues and others, involving more than one COMESA member state or a national project that has a regional dimension.

Works must have been published or broadcast in 2017 in Arabic, English or French. Journalists must be nationals of COMESA member states.

The winners will receive sponsorship to the COMESA Heads of State Summit, a monetary prize, a trophy and a certificate.

The deadline is Jan. 31, 2018.

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