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Mareeg Media launches new Newspaper in Mogadishu

LONDON, UK – Mareeg Online, a private independent Somali news organization has launched a new newspaper in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

The inaugural of Mareeg newspaper is to present readers in the capital, Mogadishu with a more compact view of the news agenda of the day.

The newspaper will give its readers and advertisers a clearer and better choice. Its editorial chief Ahmed Wehliye Gashan says the main agenda that was it was launched is to serve readers with codified media ethos and provide them with recent updates on Somalia.

Mr. Gashan says Mareeg newspaper would follow the same principles and values that inspire it to provide a voice for the voiceless in some of the most unreported places on the planet.

He believes availing from the experiences of its professional journalists will gain tangible work in the field of journalism, especially in Somalia.

“This is a country [Somalia] that has been  without law and order for more than 25 years and without any credible Media so we believe our newspaper will help the population to get unbiased and independent  information”.

Mareeg Newspaper objectives is as follows:

To bring excellence work in the field of journalism.

To serve through unity and professionalism.

To provide news, entertainment, and awareness to the community in Somalia.

To improve the Somali language as its standard and innovate new ways to upgrade it.

To promote  peace into the troubled nation of Somalia to help establish a stable environment with a brighter future.

To encourage achieving good governance and democratic system in Somalia.

To stand for the voice of the voiceless people and bring out the challenges against vulnerable people, including women, children and the minority people in Somalia.

To advocate for better human rights and free speech in Somalia.

To encourage bonding between Somalia people who are scattered around the world.  has been operating across Somalia for more than 17 years.

It also published untold stories that inspired thousands in the war-ravaged nation of Somalia.

Mareeg has its main headquarters in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

It is committed to providing comprehensive news, live debate and latest news updates happening across Somalia where media are put under pressure.

Mareeg Online was launched by Somali journalist Abdullahi Warsame, who lives in London, United Kingdom in 2002.

Warsame says its online network strives to deliver content that captivates, informs, inspires and entertains

He says it is a responsibility shared by every employee at the Mareeg Online Network.


Abdi Aziz Hassan Ibrahim is , a somali veteran journalist based in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Twitter @mareegonline