WAMECA – Media Foundation For West Africa


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Hotels within the Accra city center and 15 minutes from the event venue

Visa Information

Participants from West Africa do not require Visas

If you are coming from a country without a Ghanaian Embassy, MFWA would be ready to provide assistance.

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+233 30 255 5327

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WAMECA is an initiative of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) to promote media excellence in the sub-region.

Interested in winning an award?

Submissions for the next edition will be announced on May 2023

WAMECA 2022 will be held on October 20 and 22 in Accra - Ghana, and will focus on the theme: Media and Women Empowerment in Africa.

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

Winners of the various categories will be announced at the West Africa Media Excellence Awards on October 22, at Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel, Accra where the awards 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.