Mustaqbal Radio

Mustaqbal Radio

Frequencies: 97.9FM (Mogadishu),89.5FM (Beledweyne)

HQs: Mogadishu

Coverage: Beledweyne, Mogadishu

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Radio Mustaqbal is a privately owned radio station which was founded in 15th March 2012. Radio Mustaqbal is based in Waberi district in Mogadishu and broadcasts in Mogadishu, Middle Shabelle and Lower Shabelle. The station is on air for 18 hours from 6:00-00:00. Its programming consists of news, education, social affairs, sports, business and political programmes. Some of the Radio’s income comes from advertisements; however the station is still relatively new therefore the proprietor still contributes to the station financially

The station has 41 staff members and is a member of Network 2013. Mustaqbal Radio is Partner and broadcasts the BBC World Service, the Free Press International, a Dutch press freedom organization who supports the station with training of its reporters and Partner with Ergo supported International Media Support (IMS).

The Radio Mustaqbal station is owned by Mustaqbal Media Corporation (MMC) and the Director General is Ahmed Isse Gutale . On 18th of March 2013, Mohamed Ali Nuhurkey a senior producer from Mustaqbal Radio was killed in a suicide car bombing at the vicinity of the National Theatre, along with Abdirashid Nur Ibrahim a reporter from Mustaqbal Radio who was also wounded in the accident.

On 21st June 2014 Yusuf Ahmed Abukar Keynaan Mustaqal Radio’s Editor killed in an explosive device planted his personal car.
Mustaqbal Radio is also partners with NUSOJ and helps support and sponsor the Somali journalists for the trainings

Somali Media Mapping report