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German Development Media Awards open for entries

African journalists are invited to participate in a contest organized by The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, in collaboration with Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster. The contest honours journalists reporting on human rights and development issues.

Entries must have been published or broadcast in print, radio, television or online media between January 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. Works must be written in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian or Spanish. An entry will also be accepted if written in another language broadcast by Deutsche Welle, but must then include a translation in one of the seven core languages.

The seven winners will receive cash prizes of EUR€2,000 (US$2,575) each. In addition, the contest will cover the costs of the winners to attend the awards ceremony on August 14, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

The deadline is May 31.

For more information, as well as how to apply, visit: http://www.dw.de/top-stories/submit-an-entry/s-32303

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