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About us

Minivan News* (‘minivan’ means ‘independent’ in Dhivehi) is an English-language news website providing independent and unbiased coverage of news in the Maldives.

Published in the capital Male’, Minivan News is widely read by both local and global audiences and is internationally regarded as the Maldives’ most reliable news source.

Minivan News also sets high standards for ethical and impartial reporting, training local journalists to an international standard while providing the country’s first fully independent platform for free expression.

In keeping with our commitment to independence, Minivan News is self-funding through banner advertising.

*Minivan News wishes to make clear that it is in no way affiliated with other media outlets bearing the ‘Minivan’ name.


  • Daniel Bosley, Managing Editor
  • Zaheena Rasheed, News Editor
  • Ahmed Rilwan, Journalist
  • Mariyath Mohamed, Journalist
  • Ismail Humaam Hamid, Journalist
  • Ahmed Nazeer, Journalist

Office phone: +960 333 0992

For news tips, press releases or general contacts, email:

To advertise, call +960 333 0992 or email our marketing team:

Call us for further information on advertising opportunities or download our media pack.

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