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

South Sudan blocks at least 20 international journalists — FCAEA …

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

FCAEA statement on South Sudan journalist arrests, killings

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