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WEST AFRICA MEDIA EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE AND AWARDS (WAMECA) 2019
17 September 2019 - 19 September 2019
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.
Scheduled for October 17-19, 2019, at the Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana, this year’s event, focusing on the theme: Social Media, Fake news and Elections in Africa, will explore the impact of the rise of misinformation, disinformation and fake news on elections in Africa and make key recommendations for good governance and media development.
The third edition of WAMECA has attracted 724 entries from 15 countries across West Africa, up from last year’s 600 entries from 12 Countries.
Full information about the event can be found on the WAMECA website.