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MTN congratulates winners at 2018 WAMECA

Telecoms giant MTN Ghana has commended the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) for successfully organizing the second edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards (WAMECA) in Accra.
The company also congratulated all journalists from Ghana and other West African countries who were shortlisted and eventually emerged winners out of over 600 entries.
The MFWA received over 600 entries of outstanding stories in various categories from over 12 countries in West Africa. The entries were received from over 150 media houses across the sub-region.
Categories from the awards included, Telecoms & ICT Reporting, Health, Anti-corruption, Investigative, Oil and Gas, ECOWAS and Regional Integration reporting.
The WAMECA Awards seeks to improve media professionalism and strengthen the media as allies for development in all sectors.
MTN was one of the lead sponsors of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh in his remarks admonished journalists to reach for excellence.“We urge the media to ensure that they strive towards mastering journalism excellence by combining speed, accuracy and engaging skills. This seems like a daunting task but certainly, you CAN.
“MTN is pleased to be associated with the event that recognizes journalists because the two organizations have an equal stake in communications,” he said.
He said journalists have the skills for creating content and MTN has the devices and platforms for delivering their finished product to their audiences.
Mr. Adadevoh urged those in the inky fraternity to apply “the values of professionalism, leadership and excellence to deliver the best. “As the enabler with a total commitment to support innovation and digitalization in the media space, MTN continues to sponsor and partner like-minded organizations to ensure that everyone truly derives the benefits of today’s connected world,” he added.

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