The threesixtyGh Writers Club and The Writers Project of Ghana Present the 2nd Edition of the #360WritersChallenge

Themed “Lead the Way”

‘Africa will write its own history and in both north and south it will be a history of glory and dignity. Do not weep for me. I know that my tormented country will be able to defend its freedom and its independence.’ – Patrice Lumumba

At 11:59pm on 1st June 2016, students enrolled in tertiary institutions in Ghana will have the opportunity to enter the 2nd annual #360WritersChallenge and win some great prizes. The #360WritersChallenge is an initiative to encourage the youth to tell their own stories while acknowledging the talents of the students who are passionate about writing and creating meaningful content. The 2016 writers challenge is in partnership with the Writers Project of Ghana and sponsored by Citi FM, Alliance Française, iSpace, and more.

The first, second, and third place winners will be selected based on their literary talent. The winners will be announced on 30th June 2016. Their content will be featured on www.threesixtyGh.com. Winners will receive in-kind and cash prizes, and the needed assistance to build on their literary talent. Participants must adhere to the below rules and guidelines.


• Tertiary Institutions ONLY (Must show proof of current enrollment at a tertiary learning institution)
• Word count of not more than 2000 words
• Content MUST be original
• Choose one of the following themes:

1. Stories that capture the governance system in Ghana

2. Untold stories about leadership

E-mail content in Word format to info@threesixtyGh.com with #360WritersChallenge in the subject area

• MUST be submitted by 11:59pm (GMT) on 15th June 2016

Challenge Time Frame

Submission Opens: 1st June 2016 (Announcement of Sponsors, Judges, and Prizes)

Submission Closes: 15th June 2016- 11:59pm (GMT)

Readers and Judges Deliberate: 16th June 2016 – 29th June 2016

Winners Announced: 30th June 2016 at 11:59pm on threesixtyGh


The Prizes

1st Place Winner

GHC 2,500 – Cash Prize


Phone with credit

1 free French session


2nd Place Winner

GHC 1,000– Cash Prize


Phone with credit


3rd Place Winner

GHC 500 – Cash Prize


*All 3 winners will appear on Citi 97.3FM on the Writers Project of Ghana show to share their content and experience. Also, receive a Goodie bag (books, wristbands, stickers, pens), resource membership card for one year with access to a multimedia library, assistance with writing and free 3-month creative space to build on writing talent. In addition to writing for www.threesixtygh.com.



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