WAMECA 2023: Call for entries

THE Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is calling for entries for the 7th edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA).

WAMECA 2023 is slated for October 19, 2023, to October 21, 2023, in Accra, Ghana, and will focus on the theme: Media and Democracy in Africa.

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

An applicant must be West African, working with and for a media organisations based in the sub-region.

An entry for the Awards must have been published or broadcasted between the period January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022.



    WAMECA 2023 will honour outstanding works of journalism in West Africa in the following categories:

    Human Rights Reporting, Investigative Reporting, Anti-Corruption Reporting, Environmental Reporting

    Health Reporting, Telecoms and ICTs Reporting, Business, and SMEs Reporting, Migration Reporting, Women Empowerment Reporting and Oil and Gas Reporting.

    The deadline for the submission of entries is June 30, 2023. Finalists for WAMECA 2023 Awards will be announced on October 3, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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