FCAEA Statement on the Arrests of Tanzanian Journalists

(24 AUGUST 2019 – NAIROBI, Kenya) The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) strongly condemns the recent arrests of Tanzanian journalists and the concerning decline in press freedom in the country. The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa is extremely concerned by the recent arrest of Tanzanian investigative journalist Joseph Gandye of Watetezi TV on August 22, 2019.According to the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition, which owns Watetezi TV, Gandye… View Post

FCAEA and SJS Condemn Harassment of Somali Journalists

    (19 JUNE  2019 – NAIROBI, Kenya/MOGADISHU, Somalia) The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and Somali Journalists Syndicate condemn the recent harassment of journalists in Somalia. The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) are extremely concerned by the deteriorating press freedom in Somalia, including restrictions on journalists reporting from blast sites and threats meant to curtail media freedom. Police fired… View Post

Thank you for your support!

From advocating for press freedom, to providing security training and emergency intervention, the FCAEA works to support more than 500 journalists operating in the region. We’d like to thank those who supported our programming by donating to our annual raffle. Tanzania’s charter airline Auric – Tanzania’s preferred corporate and safari airline with a wide network of domestic scheduled services.  From its bases at Mwanza Airport – Mwanza, Julius Nyerere International Airport… View Post