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2022 SADC Media Awards Competition

09 February 2022

09 February 2022

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2022 SADC Media Awards competition.

The SADC Media Awards are open to journalists from the SADC Member States. The first prize winners will receive their prizes and certificates on the margins of the 42nd SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government.

The SADC Media Awards were established in 1996 to recognise best media work in disseminating information on SADC to support the process of regional co-operation and integration in the region. The first prize winner in each category receives US$2,500 and the runner-up receives US$1000.

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.

Journalists who wish to enter the competition can access more information about the competition from the and websites.

The forms and the 2022 competition rules can be found on the links below:        

Entries need to be posted or delivered to MDDA or any GCIS office nationwide marked:

MDDA                                                                    GCIS Offices

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     

All entries must be submitted not later than 28 February 2022.

For enquiries, please contact:

Mr. Ayanda Hollow
Cell: +27 61 488 0634


Ms. Mmemme Mogotsi
Cell: +27 72 856 4288

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