" The prizes in the Malawi Writers Union (Mawu)/ Fattani Essay have been raised with the deadline also extended from July 31, 2015 to October 31, 2015 to more room to more students to participate in the competition.
Mawu announced recently that in partnership with Fattani they were dangling this competition with the first prize being K70,000, second prize K40,000 and third prize being K20,000.
However, Mawu and Fattani Offset Printers said during a press briefing in Blantyre on Friday that the prizes have been raised from K70,000 to K80,000 for the first prize with 10 units of exercise books while the runner up will pocket K50,000 from K40,000 and 10 units of exercise books.
The third prize will see the winner receiving K 30,000 from K20,000 and 10 units of exercise books. There will also be consolation prizes of K5,000 each for three people and five units of exercise books each. " - Read more at http://www.times.mw/stakes-raised-in-mawu-fattani-essay-contest