Call for entries: West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards

DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2021—The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) invites entries for the 5th edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA).

WAMECA 2021 will be held on October 22 and 23 in Accra, Ghana, and will focus on the theme: Misinformation, Digital Media Regulation and Journalism in Africa.

The Awards are opened to journalists from print, electronic and online media in Anglophone, Francophone, and Lusophone countries in West Africa.

Entries for the Awards must have been published or broadcast between January 1 to December 31, 2020.

WAMECA 2021 will honour outstanding works of journalism in West Africa in the following categories:

• Health Reporting

• Environmental Reporting

• Anti-Corruption Reporting

• Investigative Reporting

• Human rights Reporting

• Business and SMEs Reporting

• Telecoms and ICTs Reporting

• Special Covid-19 Reporting

The deadline for submission of entries is June 30, 2021.



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