WAMECA 2020 is slated for November 13-14 in Accra, Ghana and will focus on the theme: The Future of Journalism in Africa.
Winners for the awards will be announced at the West Africa Media Excellence Awards on November 14 at Alisa Hotel where the ceremony will be held. The Conference will feature sessions on topical journalism issues and also provide opportunities for networking among journalists, editors, and experts from West Africa.
WAMECA 2019 will honour outstanding works of journalism in West Africa in the following categories:
- Telecoms & ICT Reporting
- Banking and Finance Reporting
- Business and SMEs Reporting
- Anti-Corruption Reporting
- Investigative Reporting
- Environmental Reporting
- SDGs Reporting
- Human Rights Reporting
- Health Reporting
- The Awards are opened to journalists from print, electronic and online media in Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone countries in West Africa.
- Applicants must be West African, working with and for a media organisation(s).
- The Entry for the Awards must have been published or broadcast between the period January 1 to December 31, 2019.
For more information, visit https://www.mfwa.org/wameca-2020-call-for-entries/