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Call for Submission: Chinua Achebe National Times Writers Award

Are you a phenomenal writer waiting for that golden opportunity to be ushered into global limelight? This is that opportunity. National Times is inviting writers to submit articles for a prestigious international writing competition.

Thanks to a generous funding from an anonymous donor, Cameroonian writers at home and abroad, are invited to join hundreds of other contestants for this prestigious award organized by National Times news. Writers are invited to submit Short Story, Theater Script and Photo Journalism on politics, business, lifestyle, women, entertainment, fashion, and cultures. This competition is open to persons of all ages and experience.

20 selected works will be published on National Times website.

Application Closes: Friday 2 November 2018

Word limit: 2500 words

Selection Criteria: 60% (Judgement from four renowned writers); 30% (Facebook likes, shares, and comments); 10% (Number of viewers on National Times)

Entry fee: Free

Submission date: Submit Now!!!

Prize: FCFA 200,000 and possibility to work at National Times news. 2nd prize is FCFA 50,000. Published works will be read by our over 30,000 readers.

Award: Prizes will be awarded on the 01 May 2019 at the first Anniversary of National Times News

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