Somalia Newspapers and News Sites

  • Somalia

    Our Somali English news site index is one of the broadest across the African region. Here you can find local media sites, national news providers, as well as foreign-based publishers that feature coverage dedicated to the goings-on in Somalia.

  • Somalia News

    Regular news reports on Somalia from African sources.

  • Banadir

    Commentary and up-to-date links to news stories on Somalia.

  • BBC Country Profile: Somalia

    Features country overview, news, key facts and events, timelines, and leader profile.

  • Caasimada

    Independent site run by Somali-American journalists that covers all the latest headlines in Somali news, politics and society.


    Independent online magazine that provides news in the Somalian as well as English languages on a daily basis.

  • Diplomat News Network

    Daily world and local news publisher.

  • Garowe Online

    News site, sister publication of Radio Garowe, radio station based in Garowe, the State capital of Puntland, a self-governing region in northern Somalia.

  • Geesguud

    Compiles Somalian and African news from other online sources.

  • Goobjoog

    Independent private media network in Somalia that covers political, business, humanitarian, education as well as science and technology news.

  • Hiiraan Online

    Daily news reports, articles, interviews, and Somali links.

  • Ilwareed

    Website, which provides reliable news and information on events from East Africa.


    Provides daily news from correspondents in and out of Somalia.

  • Mogadishu Times

    News website that has an English news section.


    Site of Shabelle Media Network providing news and variety of information from inside Somalia.

  • SNTV

    TV channel that has an online portal which provides news in the Somalian as well as English languages.

  • Somaliland Sun

    Independent news source about events in Somaliland providing economical, political, social news and opinions.

  • Somalilandpress

    Independent news portal published from Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland.


    Government backed national news agency that provides national and international news and other media in a wide range of areas.

  • The New Humanitarian - Somalia

    Regular news on relief, social, economic and political affairs in Somalia.

  • Waaga Cusub

    Investigative media organization that has an English section in its online portal.

  • Wardheernews (WDN)

    Somali portal providing news reports, studies and analysis on current issues and problems.


    Independent news website that mainly covers international stories, but also provides Somalian and African news.

Local Newspapers