Press Room

“If you followed the media you’d think that everybody in Africa was starving to death, and that’s not the case; so it’s important to engage with the other Africa.”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Writer

Our Pressroom provides a dedicated library and research support to AU Watch radios, newspapers and TV broadcast crews throughout the AU Watch organisation. Are you a journalist? You can report your breaking news, write your analysis and expert opinion from the comfort of our pressroom. You can even grab a coffee from our Press Cafe

Reporters have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including press conference facilities and free high-speed IT connectivity.

Chairperson’s Office


We are building up our resources. Maybe you can help. What do we need?

We are looking for historical and contemporary material for the study of Africa.


Please make contact, if you can help.

Office of the Executive Director

Press Office
T: + 220 721 7689
Email: [email protected]

Out of hours:
Out-of-hours media line
M: + 44 740 561 1219

These numbers are only for media enquiries. If you need help with other issues please visit write to us. Please do explore our media centre for our latest comments, stories, and reports for more information about our work, and how you fit in.