The 2015 French Diplomatic Press Association Prize has been awarded to the Burundi journalist Esdras Ndikumana – a correspondent of Agence France-Presse since 2001 and of Radio France Internationale since 2002 – for his coverage of the political crisis in Burundi.
We congratulate Mr Esdras Ndikumana, whose skill and bravery are unanimously recognized.
The prize will be presented to him by the Minister at the Quai d’Orsay in January. Awarded each year by the French Diplomatic Press Association, its purpose it to reward a professional journalist for his or her work on an issue in the international news. It is being awarded to a foreign journalist for the first time.