FCA-East Africa and FCA-Uganda mourn Christopher Allen’s …

Nairobi, Kenya — 28th August 2017 The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU) are deeply saddened and concerned about the death of freelance journalist Christopher Allen who was killed while reporting on the conflict in Kaya, South Sudan on Saturday. We send our most sincere condolences to Christopher’s family and friends. Christopher was killed trying to tell the story of one of the… View Post

FCAEA hosts Nairobi launch of ‘The H-Spot’ by …

On 10 July 2017, the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa hosted a book launch and a panel discussion with Jill Filipovic, author of ‘The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness’ along with other guests – columnist Valentine Njoroge, Dr Njoki Ngumi of the Nest, and researcher and public intellectual Dr Garnette Oluoch-Olunya – moderated by Zoe Flood, chair of the FCAEA. The well-attended event at Nairobi’s Alchemist Bar started with… View Post

FCAEA hosts Raila Odinga for on-record briefing

The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa hosted former Kenyan prime minister and presidential candidate Raila Odinga for an on-the-record briefing in late May. With some 40 members in attendance and moderated by FCAEA Board member and BBC Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead, we heard from the NASA (National Super Alliance) candidate who has just launched his fourth – and he says last – presidential election campaign. There were great questions and we covered a lot of… View Post