NewsDay Mashonaland East correspondent Jairos Saunyama scooped two awards at the third edition of the Road Safety Journalistic Awards held in Harare on Friday.
BY Staff Reporter
Saunyama won The Best Print Media Reporter of Year and The Minister’s Overall Road Safety Reporter of the Year awards. The double award winner walked away with two floating trophies, a $2 000 cash prize and hampers.
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The annual awards seek to encourage media coverage of road traffic safety in a bid to reduce road carnage in the country.
Guest of honour at the event, Transport and Infrastructure Development deputy minister Michael Madanha, said the media plays a critical role in the curbing of road traffic accidents.