Radio Beledweyne

Radio Beledweyne 88.0FM

HQs: Beledweyne

Coverage: Beledweyne, Buq Agable, Bulo Burte, Halgan

[Partner of Radio Muqdisho. Pro government]

Radio Beledweyne is a public radio station (government-owned) founded on 27 July 2012. It is located in the heart of the city near the entrance of Lamagalay (military training camp), around 6km from the airport. The radio transmitter was provided by the Ministry of Information and covers Beledweyne, Bulo Burte, Halgan and Buq Agable area.

The station is set to broadcast 14 hours a day; 9:00-23:00. Radio Beledweyne has a partnership with Radio Muqdisho and is likely to serve as a pro-government radio. The station broadcasts its own programmes as well as programmes from radio Muqdisho. It also relays programmes from the VOA Somali Service.

For now, Radio Beledweyne has only 5 staff members.

Somali Media Mapping report