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The Norbert Zongo prize for journalism of investigation

The National Press Centre Norbert Zongo is hapy to remind you that the call for applications for participation in the « The Norbert Zongo journalism of investigation award” is open since May 3, 2013.

The Norbert Zongo investigative journalism Prize is an award of excellence established by the National Press Centre Norbert Zongo in memory of the famous journalist and editor of the weekly newspaper « The Independent” , murdered December 13, 1998 on the road to Sapouy , Burkina Faso . The award aims to promote the practice of investigative journalism, research, investigation, on political, economic, social and cultural relevant topics.

Price Norbert Zongo was opened in 2011 to all professional journalists in Africa regularly employed in the Medias or collaborating with Medias in Africa.

The works must have been published or broadcast between May 3, 2011 and May 3, 2013.

Three categories : newspaper, radio and television were selected to reflect their specificity.
Newspaper : send the original and a photocopy of the article submitted.
Television : send two copies VHS or DVD to the topic subject.
Radio : send two audio cassettes or 2 CDs of subject matter.

Note : Only works in French or English are accepted, as it is applied to all candidate of another language please translate his work into English or French.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 15 November 2013 .

The Internal Regulation of the prices and all the information on the Awards are available at NPC- NZ or can be downloaded from the website of the NOC- NZ : www.cnpress –


For further information please contact the CNP-NZ

04 BP 8524 Ouagadougou 04 – Burkina Faso – Tél. : (226) 50 34 41 89 / 50 34 37 45 -Télécopie : (226) 50 34 37 45

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