Call for submissions: African investigative reporting competition

    | October 28, 2013

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    The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) announces the 2013 African Investigative Journalism Awards.

    Print, online, radio and TV journalists employed by local media in African countries are invited to submit an application individually, or as a group.

    To open the competition to as many journalists as possible, there are ten prize categories, including health, elections, investigative commentary/analysis, politics, and war and conflict.

    The overall winner of the Best African Investigative Story will be awarded $ 1,000 US. Individual category winners will receive $500 US and category runners-up, $250 US. The award ceremony will be held in December 2013.

    Submitted articles or programs, or extracts from a series of journalistic pieces, must have been published in print or broadcast between July 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013.

    Entries must be submitted in English, French or Portuguese.

    The deadline for entries is November 15, 2013. Please submit your story by email to:

    Read the FAIR Awards Rules for entry requirements at:

    For more information, go to this address: