Mahgoub Mohammed Salih for Sudanese Journalism
The prize giving ceremony of the Mahgoub Mohammed Salih Award for Sudanese Journalism
On the 3rd of October 2018, the Presidential Hall witnessed the announcement of the winners of the Mahgoub Mohammed Salih Award for Sudanese Journalism which is sponsored by DAL Group as part of its many contributions to cultural affairs to develop the journalism in the country and to honor Mr. Mahgoub Mohammed Salih, who since the colonial era has been practicing the journalism with commitment and professionalism and has graduated a large number of journalists. For which he was named the pillar of Sudanese journalism.
The ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of DAL Group Company, Mr. Osama Daoud Abdellatif and a number of journalists, media personalities, political entities and civil society organizations. The winners were awarded a total of seven thousand dollars in each field, namely the fields of investigative journalism, the press column and caricature.
It is worth mentioning that the prize is annual and is awarded in three fields each year. It is managed by a board of trustees that is comprised of twenty people representing a wide range of different intellectual, cultural and academic currents. It is awarded every year on October 3rd which is the day that marks the publication of the first newspaper in Sudan “Al-Ayyam”, founded by Mr. Mahgoub Mohammed Salih with his partners Mahgoub Othman and Bashir Mohammed Saeed.