DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2022 —The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) seeks entries for the 2022 West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA).
WAMECA 2022 will be held from October 20 – 22 in Accra, Ghana, and will focus on the theme: Media and Women Empowerment in Africa.
The Awards are opened to journalists from print, electronic and online media in Anglophone, Francophone, and Lusophone countries in West Africa.
Entries must have been published or broadcasted between January 1 to December 31, 2021.
Outstanding works of journalism will be honoured in these categories:
Telecoms and ICTs Reporting; Oil and Gas Reporting; Business and SMEs Reporting; Anti-Corruption Reporting; Health Reporting; Environmental Reporting; Investigative Reporting; Human rights Reporting; and Women Empowerment Reporting.
Applicants may submit entries to two categories.
The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2022.
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