SADC Media Awards

SADC MEDIA AWARDS AND WATER AWARDS COMPETITION: ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2016:

Members of the media are invited to submit their entries for the 2016 SADC Media Awards Competition and the closing date for is 29 February 2016.

The SADC Media Awards were established in 1996 following a decision by the Council of Ministers 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.

The objectives are to promote regional integration and cooperation (cross-border issues) with the broader aim of recognising 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 competition also consists of the Water Media Awards which are aimed at recognising stories that promote Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the SADC region. The competition has four categories namely; print photojournalism, television and radio.

Journalists who wish to enter the competition can access more information about the competition, including competition rules, from the GCIS website links: 

Entries need to be posted or delivered to MDDA or GCIS offices marked:
SADC Media Awards Entry or SADC Media Awards Entry:

MDDA
4th Floor
31 Princess of Wales Terrance
Parktown, Johannesburg
2193

GCIS
Tshedimisetso House
Hatfield, Pretoria
0028


Enquiries:
Themba Sepotokele on 082 490 9869
Mmemme Mogotsi on 072 856 4288

ISSUED BY GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GCIS)
28 January 2016