EVENTS

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…

EVENTS

Rethinking Creation In The Digital Age – FCAEA & Everyday …

  The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa was excited to partner with the pioneering photography project Everyday Africa to hold a panel discussion on “Rethinking Creation In The Digital Age” in Nairobi, ahead of the launch of the new Everyday Africa book in the city. The well-attended event held in mid-May brought together experts from different countries in Africa working in journalism, art, photography, and academia to discuss their experiences of creating…

UPDATES

New FCAEA partnership with Insurance for Journalists

The FCAEA is happy to announce a new partnership with Insurance for Journalists. FCAEA members – whether staff or freelance – can benefit from discounted insurance cover on assignment and at home. Cover includes accidental death and disablement including sickness and emergency medical evacuation back to your home country if required. Unlike other insurance, it covers journalists being transported in military vehicles including aeroplanes and helicopters. It is also rare in permitting journalists to…