About Congress of African Journalists

  • Congress of African Journalists is a vanguard organisation uniting the voices of professionals of African origin across the globe. Its membership spans all the 5 regions of Africa and is open to the African Diaspora (those that trace their roots in Africa). It was formed as an umbrella for journalists practising journalism in all its forms. 
  • CAJ is registered as Incorporated Trustees of Congress of African Journalists with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria. (Check cac public search portal)
  • CAJ is also guided by understanding of the critical role information plays in Africa’s development trajectory and will encourage and facilitate the sharing of factual information. 
  • CAJ is guided by the principle of promoting high ethical standards in the profession, training, retraining and further education and up skilling of its members and general public with interest in journalism.
  • CAJ will be a prominent voice in advocacy for a safer working environment for journalists and a watchdog against the persecution of journalists discharging their duty lawfully.
  • CAJ promotes excellence, community and innovation through publications, awards, recognitions and conferences.


Flat 16, Block 28, FHA Estate, near Asokoro District Hospital, Nyerere Crescent, Asokoro,

13, Olaleye Street, Somolu,
Email: support@congressofafricanjournalists.org


Phone: +2349034766543

North Africa: +20 109 575 5602
Southern Africa: +27 84 686 1394
West Africa: +233 24 758 1838
Central Africa: +237 77707870
East Africa: +252 61 5540001
Diaspora: +1 (832) 762-8698
International Liaison:
+1 (240) 429-2177