CNN African Journalist Awards, 2013

    | April 8, 2013

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    Journalists are invited to apply for these annual prizes. Entries will be accepted from African nationals who work on the continent for African-owned, or Africa-headquartered, media organizations.

    Submitted work must have appeared in print publications or electronic media that are primarily targeted at and received by an African audience.

    The judges will be looking for entries which were broadcast or published in English, French or Portuguese between January and December 2012. The pieces must tell their story in a balanced, comprehensive and objective manner, and display organized research and insight.

    Each finalist will receive a cash prize, with each category winner also receiving a laptop computer and printer. Categories are listed at

    Entries can be submitted through the CNN website. Links to entry forms in English, French and Portuguese can be found here: along with details of how to submit your completed forms. Time is short, so hurry!

    Get your entry to the collection point nearest you by 17th April 2013. No extensions are possible.

    See for links to English, French and Portuguese collection points.