The West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) is an initiative by the Media Foundation for West Africa to promote media excellence in the sub-region. WAMECA is a two-part event: a Conference and an Awards ceremony for journalists.

2020 WAMECA Winners

Manasseh Azure Awuni
West Africa Journalist of the Year
Freelance Journalist, Ghana

Fisayo Soyombo
Best Investigative Reporting
The Cable, Nigeria

Moussa Ngom
Best Health Reporting
La Maison Des Reporters, Senegal
Olatunji Ololade
Best Environmental Reporting

The Nation Newspaper, Nigeria

Innocent Duru
Best ICT Reporting
The Nation Newspaper, Nigeria

Funke Busari
Best Human Rights Reporting
Premium Times,  Nigeria
Kelechukwu Iruoma
Best Business and SME Reporting
Ripples Nigeria