The Nation Newspaper, Nigeria, and African Liberty Organization for Development (ALOD) in collaboration Network for a Free Society (NFS), is calling for entries into the 2016 essay competition.

Details are as follows:

Topic: Entrepreneurs are the creative force in the economy.  Is your government helping or hindering them?

 Participants must discuss the topic using contemporary examples

Qualification: Participant must be a student in any tertiary institutions (university, polytechnic, college of education and technical schools) in all African countries. The format of the text should be in Microsoft Word and not more than 1,500 words.

For useful background materials on the theme of this contest, interested student can download ebook from:  http://www.alodpolicy.org/Event2.html  and or : http://www.networkforafreesociety.org/resources/.

Be informed that no participant is allowed to lift materials directly from works of any author and claim to be his/her own. Plagiarism automatically disqualifies any entry, which contains work of another author .If any text or sentence is copied from another author’s work, it must be shown in quotation marks and writer must credit the original author at the bottom of the paper.

And to assist you in writing a good essay, please visit http://essaywritingstore.com/format-of-descriptive-essays

 On the first page of the completed essay, participant must write his/her full names, department, and year of study, name and country of institution, gender and age . Also include your email address and functional mobile phone number.

All entries should be sent to: essay@alodpolicy.org

Entries will be received between March 14th and May 17, 2016. Late entries will not be accepted. Winners will be announced on June 23, 2016.

6 selected Judges from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Zimbabwe will mark and come up with winners. Please note that their decision on the result is final.

PRIZES

1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize): $1,000 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016

2nd-Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize):  $700 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016

3rd-Franklin Cudjoe (Silver Prize): $500 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016

4th- The Nation CAMPUSLIFE (Media Bronze Prize): $300 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016

5th- Rejoice Ngwenya Prize: $250 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016

Consolation Prizes:

We also have 7 (seven) consolation prize of $50 each

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