NAIROBI, KENYA — 9th June 2017 The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) calls on the Government of South Sudan and its Media Authority to immediately stop blocking professional and experienced international journalists from working in the country. Over the past six months, according to information gathered by the FCAEA, the authorities in South Sudan have banned or barred at least twenty established and reputable members of the international… View Post
The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa joins the Committee to Protect Journalists and others in calling for the release of our colleague, South Sudanese journalist Alfred Taban, and in condemning the murders of Internews reporter John Gatluak Manguet and government cameraman Kamula Duro in the recent fighting in Juba. Taban, the highly-respected editor-in-chief of the English-language daily Juba Monitor, was called to National Security Service headquarters on July 16. Colleagues and… View Post
FCAEA Vice-Chair Matina Stevis and FCAEA Member Nichole Sobecki, along with friend of the FCAEA Joe Parkinson, won the Refugee Reporting Award at the 2016 One World Media Awards for their story on the thousands fleeing Eritrea, below, for The Wall Street Journal. Congratulations to the team!