DEADLINE: MAY 3, 2021 —The Africa Photojournalism Award seeks images that creatively and artistically address the topic of the future in Africa.
The Award aims to identify motifs that show a modern, self-confident, positive-inspiring and artistic view of Africa’s future and the associated themes of youth, innovation, progress and development.
Interested applicants can submit images under these seven categories:
Category 1 – Agriculture, rural environment, land rights and skills development
Category 2 – Regional economic integration, transport and information infrastructure
Category 3 – Good governance: Human rights, justice and rule of law
Category 4 – Silencing the guns in Africa: Conflict prevention and transformation, mediation
Category 5 – Youth and women
Category 6 – Democracy and digitalisation
Category 7 – Africa’s young research excellence and innovative solution building
Applicants must have the nationality of a member state of the African Union and must be at least eighteen years of age.
Winners will receive a cash prize of $500 each.
The deadline for applications is May 3, 2021.
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