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

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… View Post