Weedhsan is an independent media corporations in the Somali language with a permanent staff of 11 journalists and reporters based in London, Kampala, Nairobi and Hargeisa.
Publishing since July 2011, the corporation now offers the most trusted Somali news service on magazine, online (www.weedhsan.com), mobile and social media to our audiences in the Horn of Africa and across the diaspora. The corporation plans to launch online TV news bulletins in 2015.
Weedhsan specializes in strengthening community attitude and behavior through developmental articles that are educative in nature. Nevertheless, committed to its vision in enriching lives through media and communication, hosting the most senior Somali academicians and authors is what makes Weedhsan Corporations a learning instrument.
Weedhsan was formulated with the aims of empowering the community through active communications and sharing of ideas so as to enhance community participation and strengthen individual trust and capacity building.
Weedhsan focuses on taping skills of various age groups in an attempt to ensure effective service delivery based on the needs, values and more so the norms of the society.
Besides, it adheres to the ethical media standards act across the globe hence minimizing bias that may tannish its image.
The corporation is independent and not affiliated to any media groups of the century making it a unique in the provision within its context of services.
Weedhsan adheres to competitive values and principles which is the core of its growth. Its struggle ranges from the local markets to the regional and global arena, though it strives with tremendous technical and economic challenges.
Weedhsan Magazine has been in publication for the last two years covering personal essays, short stories, interviews, poetry, business promotions and photographs. It publishes the work of emerging and established artists who are striving to be thoughtful and authentic.
It is the only colorful Somali Magazine which sustained to serve the Somali speaking people in the horn of Africa and in the diaspora.
Weedhsan produces 32 page colorful magazines on a two month basis. It provides online services accessible by the readers to download free PDF versions of Weedhsan. This latest technology compliant service is the first of its kind made by Somali media body.
With a limited printing facilities and reliable production services, Weedhsan Magazine continued with production ranging from 4500 copies to 6500 once in every two months.
It is sold and circulated in all supermarkets and on streets across the country and Somali living countries in the diaspora.
Our core readership target is mainly the academicians, university students, educational institutions, business community and the government.
Weedhsan Magazine’s core competitive advantage is the regular technology complying updates in its business. Product development, human resource management, market knowledge, deeply rooted core values as the internal driving force of the company’s commitments to the ecosystem, and burning desire and ambition are at least the referable competitive advantages of our corporate.
Vision, Mission and Core Values
Vision: To enrich life through media and communication
Mission: To focus on our customers’ information challenges and media needs by providing excellent reliable update and media services in order to consistently create maximum awareness for our clients.
Core Values: Our core values are deeply rooted in every aspect of our corporation. They are the internal driving force of Weedhsan and are our commitments to the ecosystem. These values enable us to provide effective services to our customers and to achieve our vision of ‘enriching people’s lives through media and communication’ services.
Customers First: Weedhsanexists to serve customers, whose demands are the driving forces behind our development. We continuously create long-term awareness and value for clients by being responsive to their needs and requirements. We measure our work against how much awareness and value we pass to clients, because we can only succeed through our customers’ sensation.
Dedication: We win customers’ respect and trust primarily through dedication. This includes every effort we make to create value for customers and to improve our capabilities. We value employees’ and clients contributions and reward them accordingly.
Constant Improvement:Continuous improvement is required for Weedhsan to become better partners for our clients, improve our company and grow as individuals. This process requires that we actively listen and learn in order to develop.
Innovations and Openness: Driven by customer needs, we passionately pursue customer-centric innovations in an open manner. We encourage and motivate innovative approaches to meet our customers serving needs.
Integrity: Integrity is our most valuable asset. It drives us to behave honestly and keep our promises, ultimately winning our customers’ trust and respect.
Teamwork: Weedhsancan only succeed through teamwork. By working closely in both good times and bad, we lay the foundation for successful cross-cultural collaboration, streamlined inter-departmental cooperation and efficient processes.
Websites: (www.weedhsan.net www.weedhsan.com www.weedhsan.com www.weedhsan.co)
Tel: + 252 (7) 9111181 or + 252 (2) 4160271
Hargeisa Head Quarters.