WEST AFRICA MEDIA EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE AND AWARDS (WAMECA) 2019

17 October 2019 – 19 October 2019 – Accra, Ghana
The West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) is an initiative by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) to promote media excellence in the sub-region. WAMECA is a two-part event: a Conference and an Awards ceremony for journalists. This year’s event will be held under the theme: Social Media, Fake News and Elections in Africa.       

WEST AFRICA MEDIA EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE AND AWARDS (WAMECA) 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 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.

AIDEX 2018 NAIROBI

12-13 Sep 2018, Nairobi, Kenya
AidEx Nairobi is a two-day high-profile conference attracting more than 500 aid and development professionals from East Africa and beyond.

MFWA STUDY ON MEDIA COVERAGE OF TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

A new report from the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) explores the level and quality of media coverage of governance issues in Senegal. Senegalese journalists and media outlets have a strong interest in issues related to corruption and accountability, yet there are very few investigative stories published.