Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The 2015 World Press Freedom Index prepared by Reporters without Borders looked at 180 countries. Of the six countries in the Horn of Africa, South Sudan scored best at number 125, although it dropped 6 positions from 2014. Ethiopia was next best at 142, an improvement of one position. Djibouti was at 170, a drop of one position. Somalia ranked 172, an improvement of 4 positions. Sudan was 174, a drop of 2 positions. Eritrea was dead last at 180, unchanged from 2014.