Print, photo and broadcast journalists can compete.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) launched the 2020 SADC Media Awards, which aim to recognize excellence in journalism as well as to encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues pertaining to the region.
The themes of the competition are issues and activities promoting regional integration in the SADC region, such as infrastructure, economy, water, culture, sports and agriculture.
The categories include print, radio, television and photo. All works entered in the competition should be in English, Portuguese, French or any national indigenous language of the SADC Region.
Journalists from Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are eligible.
Each category winner will be awarded US$2,500. The runner-ups in each category will receive US$1,000.
The deadline is Feb. 28, 2020.