Meant for secondary schools, the Perika Award is a newly award created, to celebrate the Francophonie international day on the 13th February.
Officially launched today, the Perika award is a competition created in relation to the 2021 Francophonie international day. The competition concerns news clubs in the various secondary schools of Cameroon.
Indeed, this award has as objective to evaluate how the Cameroonian youths appropriate the French language and how they perceive the French language nowadays.
Indeed, this competition for the clubs will consist in production a news bulletin of 4 pages in the French language around the theme “Le Français et nous”.
The articles are not to exceed 2500 characters. The news clubs which will be chosen for the finals will have the opportunity to be under the guidance of coaches who are experienced journalists.
The president of the jury of this competition is the famous CRTV journalist Chetah Bile and as members there are Monica Nkodo head of the culture desk at Cameroon Tribune, Serge Atangana Bisso head of the culture service at CRTV, Christian Tchapmieditor in chief at the newspaper “Le Messager” and Leger Ntiga editor in chief of the news paper “Essingan”.
Registrations are actually going on and the award will be known at the end of the competition.