Norbert ZONGO

PRESS RELEASE : Norbert Zongo investigative journalism Prize 6th edition !

The National Press Centre Norbert Zongo is hapy to remind you that the call for applications for participation in the ” The Norbert Zongo investigative journalism award” is open since May 3, 2015.

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 since 2011 to all professional journalists in Africa regularly employed in the Medias or collaborating with Medias in Africa.

You are a professional journalist in Africa, regularly employed in the Medias or collaborates with Medias in Africa. You are concerned !

Submit your work In radio, TV or Newspaper published or broadcasted between May 3rd, 2013 and May 3rd, 2015 and win One Million francs CFA (1.000.000 CFA). 

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 DVD copies of your work.
Radio : send two audio cassettes or 2 CDs of your work


Note : Only work in French or English are accepted ; for work produced in other languages, please send a version translated into French or English.

The application deadline is August 30th 2015.

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

Rules & regulationClik here

For further information please contact the CNP-NZ

04 BP 8524 Ouagadougou 04 – Burkina Faso – Tél. : (226) 25 34 41 89 / 25 34 37 45 –Mail :