JOHANNESBURG November 19 1996 Sapa


SABC television's Truth Commission Special Report was on Tuesday night awarded the Foreign Correspondents' Association of Southern Africa's first annual award for excellence in journalism.

The programme's executive producer and presenter, Max du Preez, received the award from President Nelson Mandela at the FCA's annual dinner in Johannesburg.

The award consists of a citation only and carries no prize money.

FCA board member Annemarie Meijer said the programme presented by du Preez and his team in their weekly report was in the finest tradition of public service and outstanding journalism.

South African Press Association, 1996
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