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Journalism Unions in Africa

List of unions of journalists active in Africa by country.

Media Hot-zones

ALGERIA:  Syndicat National des Journalistes (SNJ)

Maison de la Presse Tahar Djaout

A1, rue Bachir Attar

Alger

Algeria

I

Tel.:/Fax: +213 21 67 36 61

snjalgerie2006@yahoo.fr

Contact:

General Secretary per interim:  Kamel Amarni

kamel_amarni@yahoo.fr

ANGOLA : Sindicato Dos Jornalistas Angolanos

Rua Francisco Távora n° 8, 1° andar

Caixa Postal: 2140 Luanda

Angola

Tel: +244-222 33 19 69(U)

Telefax: +244-222 33.24.20 (U)

E-mail: jornalistasangolanos@hotmail.com

Internet: Sindicato Dos Jornalistas Angolanos Website

Secretary General: Ms. Maria Luisa Carvalho Rogerio

E-mail: malurogerio@yahoo.com

ENG  LANG

Benin: Union des Professionels des Medias du Benin (UPMB)

02 BP,

425 Porto Novo,

Benin

Telephone: + 229 90 81 22

upmediasbenin@yahoo.fr

President: Brice Houssou

Burkina Faso: Association des Journalistes du Burkina (AJB) 01 – BP 507

Ouagadougou 01

Burkina Faso

Telephone: 226-31.01.14

Fax: 226-31.62.03

President: Jean-Claude Meda

General Secretary: James Dabiré

Burundi: Burundi Journalists’ Union (BJU)

Press House

Rohero I, 28 Novembre,

Avenue des Travailleurs n° 1

B.P. 189 Bujumbura

Tél: +257 923 354

Téléfax: +257 22258692

E-mail: ubjburundi@gmail.com

President: Alexandre NIYUNGEKO

Vice President: Jérôme NIYONZIMA

General Secretary: Pierre Bertrand BIHIZI

Treasurer: Innocent NDUWAYO

Cabo Verde: Associaçao Dos Jornalistas de Cabo Verde

CP 350 -A, Achada de Santo António, Praia

CABO VERDE

Telephone/fax: +238 262 21 21

jornalistascaboverde@sapo.cv

President: Hulda Moreira

huldamoreira@hotmail.com

Vice-President: Carla Solange Lima

limafortes@hotmail.com

Secretary Nélio Santos

seliosantos29@gmail.com

General Assembly:

José Vicente Lopez

Maria da Luz Neves

Paulo Jorge Fortes Lima

ENG  FR

Cameroun: Syndicat National des Journalistes du Cameroun (SNJC)

12, rue Prince de Galles Akwa

P.O.B. 5580 Akwa – DOUALA

République du Cameroun

Phone: +237-996.90.37, +237-343 22 27

Fax: +237-343 2669

E-mail: cameroon.journalists@gmail.com

President: Jean Marc Soboth  (soboth@hotmail.com)

General Secretary: Bouddih Musa Adams

Vice President: Alex Gustave Azebaze Djouaka (snjc_ben@gmail.com)

Congo Brazzaville: Fédération Syndicale des Travailleurs de la Communication (FESYTRAC)

Enceinte ACI

BP 2144 Centre Ville

Congo-Brazzaville

Tel: +242 551 3207

Fax: +242 81 49 24

Email: adzota_edouard@yahoo.fr

Contact: Edouard Adzotsa

General Secretary: Octavin Benoît Bozome-Messong

Côte d’Ivoire: Union nationale des journalistes de Côte d’Ivoire (UNJCI)

10 BP 2462,  Abidjan10

Côte d’Ivoire

Telephone: 225-20 33 10 82  /  Cel. (225) 07 07 71 24

Fax: 225-21.95.80

unjci@aviso.ci

President: Amos BEONAHO

1st Vice President: César ETOU

Augustin KOUYO, chargé de la Formation

Mam CAMARA, Secrétaire à l’Information

Sally OUATTARA, Trésorier Général

Contact: Rasmina C. GUEHI rasminag@yahoo.fr

Djibouti – Association of Djiboutian Journalists

BP 32

Republic of Djibouti

Telephone: ++ code 253 85 5022

Email: ajd.djibouti@gmail.com

President: Kenedid Ibrahim Houssein

Secretary general: Abdourahman Mohamed Abdourahman

General Treasurer: Abdillahi Hadi Meraneh

Ethiopian Free Press Journalist Association

Ethiopian Free Press Journalist Association

P.O. Box 31317, Addis Ababa

Telephone: 251-11-555.021

Fax: 251-1-555.021

President: Kifle Mulat

National Journalists Union of Ethiopia (ENJU)

Tel.: +251-911-403407

Telefax: + 251-467-0302

E-mail: antebabanto@yahoo.com

President and contact: Anteneh Abraham

Other leading officers:

Tariku Hailu

Gezahegn Tera

Dereje g/maiyam

Office address: Back side from ETV and Near from National Electoral board of Ethiopia (Beherawi)

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

ENG  FR

Gambia: Gambia Press Union

Postal address:

(P.O. Box 1440)

78 Mosque Road, Serekunda,

Banjul,

The Gambia

E-mail: gpu@qanet.gm

Telephone: 220-437.70.20

Fax: 220-437.70.20

Website : www.gambiapressunion.org

President: Ms. Ndey Tapha Sosseh

ntsosseh@yahoo.com

First Vice-President: Sarata Jabbi Dibba

Second Vice President: Modou Nyang

Secretary General: Mr  Bai Emil Touray

bai.touray@yahoo.com

Assistant Secretary: Mr Lamin Njie

Assistant Secretary: Madi Njie

Treasurer: Pa Modou Faal

Updated :s Buya Jammeh and Amie Sanneh

ENG

Ghana: Ghana Journalists’ Association

P.O. Box 4636

Accra

Ghana

Telephone/Fax: 233-21-234-694

E-mail: gjaghana@hotmail.com

President: Ms Ajoa Yeboah-Afari

ENG  LANG

Guinea-Bissau: Syndicat des journalistes et techniciens de la communication sociale (SINJOTECS)

Av. Unidade Africana

BP 833 – Bissau

Tel: +245 20 67 17

President and Contact: Mamadu Candé

Secrétaire Général: Bacar Baldé

bacarbalde@yahoo.com.br

ENG  LANG

Guinée: Association des Journalistes de Guinée

B.P. 391

CONAKRY

Guinée

Phone: +224 6029 0461

President: Fodé Bouya Fofana

bouyahfofana@yahoo.fr

Kenya: Kenya Union of Journalists

Telephone: + 254 02 250880

Cell: + 254 734 093275

Secretary General:

Jared Obuya

P.O. BOX 48091

Nairobi 00100

Kenya

Tel: 254-733-389080

Email: jaredobuya@hotmail.com

Chairman: JumaKwayera

Vice Chairman: Peter Mutibo

Deputy Secretary General: Robert Ndwiga

Treasurer: Sarah Nkatha

Assist. treasurer: Erick Oduor

Org. Secretary: Abdullahi Abdi

ENG  LANG

Kenya Correspondents’ Association (KCA)

POB 7438-00200

NAIROBI

Kenya

kenyacorrespondents@yahoo.com

Telephone: +254 (02)-601274

Telefax: +254-2-601776

Cell Phone: +254-72269 7927

Chairman: William Onyango Oloo

Secretary General: Moses Ouma Radoli

Treasurer:: Judith Akele Waguma

ENG  FR Updated

Liberia: Press Union of Liberia (PUL)

PO Box 20-4209

Benson street

1000 Monrovia

Liberia

Telephone: 231-22.47.08

Fax: 231-22.78.38

E-mail: pul@awli.lr, pressunionofliberia@yahoo.com

President: Mr. George Barpeen

General Secretary: Mr. Alphosus Zeon

Financial Secretary: Mr. Zoegar Jaynes

ENG  FR Updated

LIBYA: Libyan Journalists’ Association

Tel.: +21 891 322 5728

Telefax: +21 821 477 3099

ashourattellisi@yahoo.com

Leading Officers: Ashour Tellisi; Zainab Shaheen

ENG  FR Updated

Mali: Union nationale des Journalistes du Mali (UNAJOM)

UNAJOM

BP : 1300

Bamako

Fax : (223)223 54 78 Tél. (223) 222 19 15 –

Portable : (223) 643 28 31

Président : Ibrahim Famakan Coulibaly

ibrafam@yahoo.fr

ENG  LANG

MAURITANIA:  Union of Journalists of Mauritania (SJM)

Tel.: +222 64 76 123

sjm@gmail.com

President: Houssein OULD MEDOU

Vice President: Mohamed Salem OULD DAH

General Secretary: Ahmed Salem OULD MOCTAR SALEM

Mauritius: Forum of Mauritian Journalists

Forum of  Mauritian Journalists

P.O.Box 24

Flic en Flac

Mauritius (Indian Ocean)

Telephone: 230-213 63 85      / +230-453 90 37  /  +230-211 12 33

Mobile: +230- 973 17 44

Fax: 230-453.90.37  /  212 13 13

President: Ramesh Seepujak

Secretary and Contact: Soodhakur Ramlallah

ramlallah@intnet.mu kitgraas@intnet.mu

ENG  FR

MOROCCO:  Syndicat National de la Presse marocaine (SNPM)

27, rue Prince Moulay Abdellah

Rabat

Morocco

Tel.: +212 5 37 703 077

contact@snpm.ma

Website: Syndicat national de la presse marocaine

General Secretary: M’Jahed Younes

mjyounes@menera.ma

younesmja@gmail.com

ENG  LANG

Mozambique: National Journalists’ Union

E-mail: snjmocambique@gmail.com

Telephone: +258 82301 5912

+ 258 8231 95200

Secretary General: Eduardo Joao Constantino

Secretary External Affairs: Fernando Goncalvez Andre

Secretary (for Training): Delfina Mugabe

Financial and Administrative Secretary: Maria Esperança Macovela

Secretary for Trade Union Affairs: Osvaldo Gemo

ENG  FR Updated

Nigeria: Nigeria Union of Journalists

NUJ National Secretariat

Victory Plaza, Gimbiya Street

Area 11, Garki

P.O.Box 4350

Garki  Abuja FCT, Nigeria

Nigeria

Telephone: 234-9-3143016 – 7

Fax: 234-9-3143016

nujnatsecabj@yahoo.com

Website: www:nujnigeria.org

1. National President: Muhammad Garba

2. National Secretary: Shu’Aibu Usman Leman

Cell: +234 805 524 1132 /  +234 803 400 4239

ENG  LANG

Republic of Niger: Syndicat des Agents de l’Information (SAINFO)

Boîte postale 528

Niamey

Republic of Niger

Telephone: 227-72.31.63/54/55

Fax: 227-72.35.48

Secrétaire Général: Ado Wada   (Idi Gambo, Premier Adjoint)

Trésorier général: Brah Amadou

Secrétaire aux Négociations: Alhassane Assilila

Secrétaire à l’organisation: Mme Diallo Kadidiatou Issoufou

Secrétaire à l’information: Mamoudou Halilou

Secrétaire chargée des femmes au travail: Mme Ali Yvette Dovi

Secrétaire à l’Action coopérative: Zakari Windi

Statut: Membre à part entière

Republique democratique du Congo – SNPP

Syndicat National des Professionnels de la Presse

B.P. 6273

Kinshasa 6,

RD Congo

Telephone: +243 099 99 98 117

Telefax: +1 212 376 9201

Email: snppcongo@yahoo.fr

Secretary General: Stanis NKUNDIYE (snkundiye@yahoo.fr)

Tel: +243 504 70 42

ENG  LANG

RWANDA: RWANDA JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (ARJ)

Phone: +250-58734   /  +250-08690000

Telefax: +250-58734

E-mail: assrdaisedes@yahoo.fr

President: Safari Gaspard

ENG  LANG

Senegal: Syndicat des Professionnels de l’Information et de la Communication du Sénégal (SYNPICS)

17, Boulevard de la République Dakar

Tél :( 221 ) 33 842 01 41 – 77 633 47 31 / Fax : (221) 33 842 02 69

Site web : www.ujao.org

E-mail: synpics@yahoo.fr

General Secretary: Khady Cisse

IFJ Executive Committee Updated : Khady Cisse

diatouc@yahoo.ca

Phone: +221 33 849 37 92 (W)

Fax: + 221 33 832 11 19

ENG  LANG

Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Association of Journalists

82 Pademba Road, Freetown

Sierra Leone

Telephone: 232-22-227.466/263.174

Fax: 232-22-224.439

E-mail: slaj.salone@gmail.com

President: Umaru Fofana (ufofana@gmail.com)

Vice-President: Miss Marian Samu

General Secretary: Ibrahim Karim-sei

Assistant Secretary General: Augustine Garmor

Public Affairs Secretary: Miss Betty Foray

Organising Secretary: Unissa Bangura

Financial Secretary: Augustus Kamara

Ex-officio Updated : Ibrahim Tayyib Bah

ENG  LANG

Somalia: National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ)

Talex Street, KM4 Area,

Hodan District,

Mogadishu, Somalia,

Telephone: +252-1-85 99 44

General E-mail: nusoj@nusoj.org

Chairperson of the Supreme Council: Abdirisak Omar Ismail

Secretary General: Mr. Omar Faruk Osman

E-mail: omar@nusoj.org

ENG  LANG

For press freedom observations: newsletter@nusoj.org

South Africa: Media Workers’ Association of SA (MWASA)

Marble Towers Building

13th Floor

Corner Jeppe and Vanwillig Street

P.O.B. 11136

Johannesbourg 2000

South Africa

Telephone: 27-11-337 1019

Fax: 27-11-337 1806

President: Lungile Lushozi

Cell: +27 73 213 3091

lushozil@sabc.co.za

General Secretary: Albert Makgoba

albert@exclusivemail.co.za

cell: +27 763 804 802

E-mail: mwasahod@tiscali.co.zamwasahod@telkomsa.net

ENG  LANG

Sudan: Sudanese Union of Journalists

Telephone: +249-83747163

Telefax: +249 83747162

E-mail:M-Titawi@yahoo.com

Chairman: Dr. Muhiedin Ahmed Idris Titaw

ENG  LANG

Tanzania: Tanzanian Union of Journalists

c/o TUCTA Building

Lindi/Titi street

POB 15359, Dar-es-Salaam

Tanzania

Telephone: 255-2130 036

Fax: 255-2130 036/49

General Secretary: Godfrey Kambenga

ENG  LANG

Togo: Union des journalistes Indépendants du Togo (UJIT)

BP 81213, Lomé

Togo

Telephone: 228-26.13.00/26.13.70

Fax: 228-26.13.70

E-mail: maison-du-journalisme@ids.tg

Secrétaire général: Augustin Koffi AMEGA

Tel: 228 220 12 00/905 80 30

Fax: 228 220 12 01

Secrétaire Général: Crédo A.K. TETTEH

Secrétaire à l’information et Porte-Parole: Etonam AKAKPO-AHIANYO

Secrétaire à l’organisation: ADJISSEKU

Secrétaire Financier:  Kouamivi AMOUZOUVI

1er conseiller: Simone Dakiche

2e conseiller: Sam DJOBO

Comité Directeur de la Maison du Journalisme

Directeur: Daniel LAWSON-DRACKEY

Administration et Personnel: Dominique ALIZIOU

Secrétaire Financier: Valentin NYATIKA

ENG  LANG

TUNISIA:  Syndicat National des Journalistes tunisiens (SNJT)

14, Avenue des Etats-Unis d’Amérique

Tunis 1002

Tunisie

Tel.: +216 71 783 395

Fax: +216 71 253 205

President: M. Néji Bghouri

(Tel.: +216 9860 0945)

bghouri2004@yahoo.fr

Secrétaire générale: Mme Soukeina Abdessamad

Secrétaire générale  chargée des Libertés: Melle Néjiba Hamrouni

Trésorière: Mme Samira  Ghannouchi

Chargé des Affaires professionnelles: M. Adel Samâali

Chargé du Règlement interne: M. Mongi Khadraoui

Chargé des Affaires sociales: M. Habib Chabbi

Chargé des relations extérieures: M. Sofien Rjeb (Tel. +216 9835 5984) sofien_rejeb@yahoo.fr

Membre: Zied Héni   zied.elhenil@gmail.com

Website:Syndicat National des Journalistes tunisiens

ENG  LANG

Uganda: Uganda Journalists Union

Amber House

Room B 309

P.O. Box 26650

Kampala, Uganda

Telephone: 256-41-232.770/1/2

Fax: 256-41-345.597

President: Lucy Anyango Ekadu

Vice president: Norman Katende

General Secretary: Stephen Ouma Bwire

Treasurer: Mercy Nalogu

ENG  LANG

Zambia Union of Journalists

P.O.Box 30394

Lusaka

Zambia

Telephone: + 260 1 227348

Telefax: +260 1 221695

zuj.zambia@yahoo.com

President-Anthony Mulowa

Vice President-Nkweto Mfula

General Secretary-Angela Chishimba

Deputy General Secretary-Chishala Musonda

Treasurer-Ackim Nyangu

Vice Treasurer-Oliver Chanda

Chairperson South-Shamaoma Musonda

Chairperson North-Judith Chisala

Committee Updated s

Nancy Mwape

Falesi Tembo

Sandra Mwenya

ENG  LANG

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Union of Journalists

No 57, Whitecroft Building, Central Avenue

P.O.Box CY 2199 Causeway

HARARE

Zimbabwe

Tel: 263-4-795670

zujinfo@gmail.com

Contact: Foster Dongozi

E-mail: fdongozi@hotmail.com

ENG  LANG