About Us

The East Africa Monitor is the home of English language news for the wider East African region. Here you’ll find no political agenda, no bias and absolutely no sensationalist reporting. What you will find is no-nonsense, impartial reporting on all the latest events to come out of the region – making us the ultimate source of reliable insights into East Africa for English speakers.

For daily updates on what’s happening in the East African Community (EAC) pay us regular visits here or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for instant updates. Otherwise, you can add us to your chosen news feed app and collect all the latest stories in one place for a time that suits you.

If you have any questions, suggestions or requests for us, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and join in the conversation. We’d love to hear from you and hear your thoughts on events in East Africa and what they mean for the rest of the world.










Aaron Brooks – Editor-in-Chief  

Aaron Brooks is a UK journalist who wants to cut out the international agendas in news. Spending his early years in both England and Northern Ireland he saw the difference between reality and media coverage at an early age. After graduating from the University of Chester with a BA in journalism, his travels revealed just how large the gap between news and the real world can be. As Editor-in-Chief at East Africa Monitor, it’s his job to provide a balanced view of what’s going on in the region for English-speaking audiences.
Email: abrooks[@]eastafricamonitor.com



Nelson Winterburn – Community Manager 

Nelson Winterburn, a graduate of KEMU university, is an IT consultant and digital marketer based in Nairobi who has been working in the ICT industry for the past 5 years. He spends most of his free time spreading the word on Bitcoin hoping that Crypto-currencies will be adopted in most East African countries.


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