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EAJA Executive Committee convenes in Khartoum, makes crucial decisions

On 13 – 14 December 2014, Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) held its Executive Committee meeting in Khartoum, Sudan. The agenda of the meeting included the presentation of the reports on the various programme areas of EAJA and its political leadership.

Birthday Wishes for Imprisoned Journalist Tesfalem Woldeyes

Famous Ethiopian journalist Tesfalem Woldeyes turned 31 today, 3 December 2014 in an Ethiopian prison. His colleagues and friends said he is anxious and depressed.

EAJA to attend World Human Rights Forum

The Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) delegation will attend second edition of the World Human Rights Forum (WHRF) in Marrakech, Morocco, from 27 to 30 November 2014.

EAJA condemns monstrous jail sentence for a journalist in Ethiopia

The Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) today condemned an Ethiopian court ruling sentencing a journalist to three years in prison, the latest in a string of jailings of journalists. 

EAJA Executive Committee Meeting in Bujumbura Reinstates its Secretary General

The Executive Committee of Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) successfully held its meeting in Bujumbura, Burundi, on 8 November 2014 and reinstated Omar Faruk Osman as its elected Secretary General. After discussing a wide range of issues raised at its last meeting in January 2014 in Addis Ababa, the Executive Committee agreed by a large majority (5 votes for and 1 against) that Omar Faruk Osman be asked to resume to his post as Secretary General.