Foreign journalists in the Egyptian trenches

On November 8, 2022, Bel Trew, a journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon at the time and working for The Independent tweeted that a group of journalists had been barred from entering Egypt to cover the Climate Change Conference.

“The arrests / deportations/ removal of press accreditation /entry bans have impacted reporters connected to major British media outlets from wires to TV to newspapers,” Trew said in her tweet.


Photo: (from web) Journalists at a press conference in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Working under a violence free environment has always been a dream to every Somali journalist yet it has been far from reach for a long time. Journalists seem to have lost hope due to increased cases of arrests, cold blood murders, gender-based violence and more, which seems to be a double-edged sword from both the government and the Al-Shabab military group.

Private Media, Government content

Salva Kiir, President of South Sudan


Full story of media ownership in South Sudan:

A culture of fear and silence continues to grow in South Sudan as media regulation and censorship dictate content output.