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

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

MDDA – 1ST Floor
5 St Davids Place
Parktown, Johannesburg
2193

SADC Media Awards Entry

Government Communications

1035 Francis Baard Street

Hatfield, Pretoria

0028

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