The “Laurels of Impact Journalism” sponsored this year by the embassies of France and Germany, UNDP and the Institut des Sciences de l’Information, de la Communication et des Arts (ISICA) released its final results during an award ceremony at the University of Lomé on May 25.
Candidates submitted 76 productions in total, including 38 for print and online, 25 for Radio, and 13 for Television.
Radio Pyramide’s Yves Awougnon won the airline ticket offered by the US Embassy with his report entitled “Un riverain seul face à la mer”. With its production entitled “Accès des femmes à la terre au Togo, difficultés et réalités”, TVT’s Kokou KOSSI won a professional trip to France. Charles DJADE of Focus Infos won the third trip to Europe offered by the UNDP, thanks to his work entitled “4e Lac de Lomé : un ouvrage en danger ?” The jury also awarded a Special Prize to Komi ASSOGBA in the Online Press sub-category for his report “Violations des droits humains et pauvreté endémique dans les zones minières.” The second and third of each category won laptops, cameras and professional voice recorders. The fourth and fifth received a certificate recognizing their merit.
All results by category, links of submitted productions and photos are available on www.lji-togo.com.