The 2012 Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania (EJAT) Gala night was really exciting and heartwarming event for journalists from both print and electronic media. Coordinated by Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) and partners, this annual event was celebrated on 5th April 2013, at Diamond Jubilee hall in Upanga.
Sikika joined hands with MCT and other institutions that support right to information & human rights to commemorate this special day for Tanzanian journalists. It was also a great opportunity to network, learn and share experience with Media associations as well as like-minded organisations.
We supported the awards to acknowledge journalists’ contribution to Sikika’s advocacy work, strengthen relations and encourage the press to investigate and cover health governance issues. During the occasion, Sikika’s Executive Director, Mr. Irenei Kiria presented the award to Beatrice Shayo (Nipashe newspaper), who won under health category.
Tanzanian journalists, photojournalists and cartoonists from different media organisations received awards for winning under various categories. The President of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein was the guest of honour.
For more details go to www.mct.or.tz