Contest focuses on reporting on governance, development [Africa]

Posted on May 9, 2023 in Specialized Topics

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for this award.

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) organizes the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA).

Contestants must be journalists from print, electronic and online media in Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone countries in West Africa. 

The contest has 10 categories, including telecoms and information technology, human rights, environmental reporting, health, women's empowerment and more. Works must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2022.

The finalists will be announced at WAMECA on Oct. 3.

The deadline is June 30.