Radio Hirad

Radio Hirad – Daneeyaha Danta Dadweynaha


Radio Hirad is a Somali-language weekly news and current affairs radio program produced by radio journalists from South-Central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland. The weekly program provides information and analysis about the most important and interesting news of each week, as well as feature stories and discussions about current social, economic and political issues.

Radio Hirad’s partner radio stations & news websites include: in Somaliland, Radio Hargeisa and news websites, and; in Mogadishu, Radio Al-Risaala, Radio Kulmiye, Radio Jubba, Radio Simba and Radio Benadir; Star FM in Kenya and Somalia; in Puntland, Radio Daljir, 1 Nation Radio, Radio Galkayo, Radio Codka Nabada (Galkayo), SBC Radio (Garowe) and Radio Garowe; Radio Codka Mudug in Galmadug; Radio Cabudwaq in Cabudwaq; Radio Codka Hiraan in Beledweyne; and Radio Baidoa in Baidoa.

Free Press Unlimited, an international NGO based in the Netherlands, provides technical and training support for the project.

The program is also available at, and

Somali Media Mapping report