Somaliland National Television

Somaliland National Television (SLNTV)

HQs: Hargeysa
Coverage: Hargeysa
Website: www.somalilandntv .com

Somaliland National TV is the official television station of the government of Somaliland. It was founded in 2005 and is state-owned. The station is on air every evening for 6 hours; 18:00-00:00. It is available as a terrestrial service in the city of Hargeisa, and by satellite everywhere else (Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia) except in North America.

The station carries news (much of it about the president and his cabinet), entertainment, sports, and programmes on humanitarian issues. It is widely regarded as an instrument of government propaganda.

It has a substantial staff of about 150, some of whom are experienced journalists. 

Somali Media Mapping report