EVENTS

FCAEA hosts Nairobi launch of ‘The Mayor of …

The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa was delighted to host the Nairobi book launch of ‘The Mayor of Mogadishu’ by BBC correspondent Andrew Harding. On a balmy October evening, some 150 people – from journalists and artists to students and diplomats – filled the beautiful rooftop at Pawa 254 to hear from Andrew about the process of writing the book and his main subject, Mohamed “Tarzan” Nur. The stock…

Press Release

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…

AWARDS

One World Media Awards Win – Refugee Reporting Award

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!