26th May 2013: Competition opens for entries
30th June 2013: Competition closes to entries
8th July 2013: The 20 short-listed candidates will be informed
4th – 8th August 2013: Intensive training boot camp
12th August – 19th September 2013: Field production and post-production. All 20 shortlisted candidates will be given reporting grants following the boot camp and will have six weeks to produce and publish their stories
29th September 2013: Stories must be published or broadcast in your chosen media and a copy submitted for judging.
3rd – 17th October 2013: External judging process
18th October 2013: Three runners up will be informed
8th November 2013: Announcement of winner at African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
2nd September 2013: Competition opens for entries
24th November 2013: Competition closes for entries
3rd December 2013: 20 shortlisted candidates to be informed
19th – 24th January 2014: Intensive training boot camp
27th January – 7th March 2014: Field production and post-production. All 20 shortlisted candidates will be given reporting grants following the boot camp and will have six weeks to produce and Publish their stories
9th March 2014: Submission of stories for judging
17th March 2014 – 30th March 2014: External judging process
April 2014: Announcement of winners.
Applications are from 3rd March-16th May 2014