2013 Winners

Msindisi Fengu & Yandisa Monakali, South Africa

Winner: Overall Winner CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013

Winner: Print General News Award

Daily Dispatch, South Africa

Story title: Investigation, School Hostels of Shame

Story summary: A two-month investigation by The Daily Dispatch investigated the atrocious conditions that thousands of pupils in the Eastern Cape have been subjected to, whilst supposedly under the care of the education system. The twelve-part series, uncovered hygiene and safety risks in school hostels as well as lifting the lid on shocking levels of corruption. Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakaliís hard work resulted in the suspension of an education department official and government pledge for R13m budget to improve the situation.

Read Msindisi Fengu & Yandisa Monakali's story:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Parts 3 & 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Parts 9 to 12
See why the story won the Overall Winner CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Award
See why the story won the Print General News Award

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