Coverage: Bosasso, Galkacyo
[Relatively pro-Puntland Government]
Ilays newspaper is the largest newspaper in Puntland. It was founded in November 2008 and is located in Bosasso. This privately owned outlet is published twice a week (Monday and Thursday) and is distributed in Bosasso, Garowe and Galkacyo.
It has 8 staff members across the three cities. Ilays newspaper gets income from advertisement and a small contribution from the Puntland government. Its publication includes pro-Puntland news, features, stories and job vacancies.
The newspaper is member of NUSOJ and MAP.