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    Somali refugees at Dadaab, which is located in Northeast Kenya. Dadaab is the world's largest refugee camp complex.

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    Every morning, Mogadishu's fishermen bring their catch ashore upon which it is quickly unloaded and transported to Xamar Weyne's market where it is sold for consumption on the local market and increasingly, for export to other countries. Somalia has the longest coastline in Africa and there is large-scale potential to harvest the bountiful waters and develop of the country's fishing industry. Photo: AMISOM

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    Each afternoon, streets in Mogadishu fill up with children coming out to play football. Sport has the power to inspire and unite people in a way that little else does. Photo: AMISOM

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    With a slightly lopsided picture of Mickey Mouse smiling behind them, children play at a hotel in Mogadishu – a city trying to heal from more than two decades of civil war and anarchy in Somalia. Series: Life In Mogadishu. Photo: Reuters.

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    Somali National Army soldiers march past during the SNA 55th Anniversary held at the Defence Headquarters. Photo: AMISOM

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    Mine action & explosives management are part of preconditions for human security and development in emerging post-conflict societies. Photo: AMISOM

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April 17, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Somali Prime Minister Reaffirms Strong Relations With Sweden (Mareeg Media)
  • “People Are Free To Choose Their Leader” Says Interior Minister (Goobjoog News)
  • EU Condemns Somaliland’s Prisoner Executions (Hiraan Online)
  • Four Dead In Mandera Scores Injured (Somali Current)
  • Lightning Kills Two In Southern Somalia.(Radio Danan)
  • Federal Parliament Speaker Meets UN And AU Delegates (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya ‘Begins Construction’ Of Somalia Security Barrier (Gulf Times)
  • Somali Refugees Reluctant To Return Despite Kenya Directive (Shanghai Daily)
  • After Piracy Crisis Somalia Battles Al-Shabab Unemployment Hunger And An Ineffective Government(International Business Times)
  • Kenya Annexes More Somali Territory With Border Fence (Radio RBC)
  • Why I Call Dadaab Home (Sahan Journal)
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April 17, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Adado Conference Kicks Off In Central Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Government Forces In Mareeray Launch Operations To Remove Roadblocks (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Lawmakers Against Forceful Repatriation Of Somali Refugees (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Downpour Disrupts Traffic In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Beletweyne Schools And Universities Booming (Radio Ergo)
  • Somali Al-Shabaab University Massacre Gunmen Were Kenyans: Report (Daily Nation/AFP)
  • Taekwondo: Somali Exile Fights For Olympic Dream (The Peninsula Qatar)
  • Matar Al Kaabi Minister Of Religious Affairs Of Somalia Discuss Cooperation (Emirates News Agency)
  • Pope Pleas To Kenya University Gunmen To “Come To Their Senses” (Reuters)
  • South African Authorities’ Xenophobic Remarks ‘Contributed To Outbreak Of Violence’ (RT)
  • Should Kenyan Troops Pull Out Of Somalia? (Standard Media)
  • Al-Shabaab’s Kenyan Ambitions (International Crisis Group)
April 17, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 16, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Elder: Clans Dissatisfied With Jubbaland MPs Selection (Garowe Online)
  • Aden Adde Airport In Mogadishu left Flooding After Heavy Rainfall(Goobjoog News)
  • UN Envoy To Somalia Reaches Adado (Wacaal Media)
  • Kenya Security Wall Invades On Somalia Territory (Somali Current)
  • Interior Minister Drafts Plan To Fight Al-Shabaab (Wacaal Media)
  • Fence Ditches For Somalia Border (The Star Kenya)
  • Tanzanians Lynch Suspected Al Shabaab Militant Police Arrest 10 Others With Explosives In A Mosque(The Star Kenya)
  • Al-Shabab Recruiting In Kenyan Towns (BBC)
  • Kenya Charges 31 Aliens From Somalia (Xinhua/IOL)
  • The Director-General Of UNESCO Condemns Attack On Ministry Of Culture And Higher Education In Mogadishu Somalia (UNESCO)
  • Cadaan Studies: Is Being A Somali Not Enough To Produce Quality Work? (Warya Post)
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April 16, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Says It Receives More Than 700 Fleeing Yemen Civil War (Garowe Online)
  • Court Sentences Members Of Al-Shabaab To 5-10 Years In Prison (Wacaal Media)
  • Kenya Has To Reconsider Its Decision To Close Remittances And Dadaab Refugee Camps Says MP Dalha (Goobjoog Media)
  • Reports Of Acute Water Shortage In Central Region Of Somalia.(Somali Current)
  • International Community Condemns Somalia’s Ministry Attack (Radio Danan)
  • Somali Ministers Visit Victims Of Yesterday Attack (Somali Current)
  • UAE Ministry Of Defence Under-Secretary And Minister Of Defence Of Somalia Discuss Bilateral Relations (Emirates News Agency)
  • Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attack In Somalia (Todays zaman)
  • Kenyan lawmakers Against Forceful Repatriation Of Somali Refugees (Global post/Xinhua)
  • Little Mogadishu Under Siege (Foreign Policy)
  • Puntland: The Sobering Trials Of The First Year (Wardheer News)
April 16, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 15, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Update: Death Toll Of Ministry For Higher Education’s Attack Rises To 18 (Goobjoog News)
  • IDPs In Elwak Pounded By Rain (Radio Ergo)
  • Hundreds Of Migrants Believed To Have Drowned Off Libya After Boat Capsizes (Goobjoog News)
  • BBC Is The Most Listened To International Radio In Somalia (Mareeg Media)
  • U.S. Special Representative Condemns Attack On Ministry of Education In Mogadishu (Radio Danan)
  • Kenya Ignores Intelligence Info On Al Shabaab Says Somali Commander (The Star Kenya)
  • Gargash Receives Somalia’s FM (Emirates News Agency)
  • Kenyan Money-Transfer Ban Puts Strain On Somalis (Wall Street Journal)
  • Somali Students Tell Feds Of Bullying In St. Cloud Schools (MPR News)
  • Act On Intelligence Avoid Erecting 700km Wall (The Star Kenya)
  • Dispatches: After Garissa Carnage Kenya’s Backlash Begins (Human Rights Watch)
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April 15, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • IDPs In Baladweyne Hiraan Region Facing Humanitarian Crisis (Wacaal Media)
  • Gal-Mudug Releases 19 Crews And Fishing Vessel (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Government To Save Its Citizens In S.Africa After Xenophobic Violence (Somali Current)
  • Somaliland Executes Six Convicted For Murder (Horseed Media)
  • President Hassan Reaches Adado (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya Announces Amnesty And Reintegration To Youth Who Denounce Al-Shabaab (Standard Media)
  • UN Asks Kenya To Rethink Closure Of Somali Refugee Camp (Reuters)
  • SA Is Hell On Earth Says Somali Shopkeeper (News24)
  • Repatriation Of Somali Refugees From Dadaab Easier Said Than Done (Standard Media)
April 15, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 14, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Terror Suspects With The Frozen Accounts Appear Before Kenyan CID Headquarters In Nairobi (Radio RBC)
  • Entities In Central Regions Accuse Federal Government Of Sabotage (Goobjoog News)
  • Dadaab Returnees In Squalid Conditions In Baidoa (Radio Ergo)
  • You Cannot Forcefully Relocate Refugees Somalia Tells Kenya (Somali Current)
  • UN Can Help Refugees In Somalia Says Mathira MP (The Star Kenya)
  • Banks Eye More Diaspora Cash After Hawalas Closure (Business Daily Africa)
  • Qatar Somalia Discuss Bilateral Relations (Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Qatar)
  • Somali Refugees Decry Kenya’s Demand That The UN Relocate Their Camp (Al Jazeera)
  • Malawi Somalia To Save Terrified Citizens (Times Live)
  • Could Somalia Be The Best Real Estate Investment In The World? (AFK Insider)
  • Escape Or Die: When Pirates Captured A Cargo Ship Its Crew Faced One Desperate Choice After Another. (The New Yorker)
  • The Blurred Line Between Politics Of Subjectivity And Women Rights (RBC Radio)
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April 14, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Dadaab Returnees In Squalid Conditions In Baidoa (Radio Ergo)
  • Puntland Government UNDP Review Progress At Garowe Meeting  (Garowe Online)
  • A Time Of Hardship and Agony: Somali Citizens Stranded In Yemen (Horseed Media)
  • Prominent Somali Cleric Speaks Out On Kenya Assets Freeze  (Garowe Online)
  • Preparations In Top Gear As Adaado Braces For Conference (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Official Calls On Kenya Not To Shut Down Dadaab Camp (Radio Danan)
  • Cord Insincere About KDF – MP (The Star Kenya)
  • Police Shoot Dead Two Al-Shabaab Suspects (Daily Nation)
  • UNHCR Criticizes Kenya’s Planned Repatriation Of Somali Refugees (Deutsche Welle)
  • Repatriation Threat Alarms Somali Refugees In Kenya (IRIN News)
  • Closing Dadaab Will Not Fix Insecurity (The Star Kenya)
  • How To Re-Open A Cash Lifeline To Somalia (Chatham House)
  • Life In Dadaab  (BBC World Service Radio)
April 14, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 13, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Suspected Members Of Al-Shabaab Kidnap French NGO Staff In Gedo (Wacaal Media)
  • South West Assembly Selection Process To Start Soon (Goobjoog News)
  • African Union To Help In Rebuilding Somalia National Army (Somali Current)
  • Lower Shabelle Governor: “Al-Shabab Gunmen Attacked My House Last Night” (Goobjoog News)
  • Educational Challenges In Post-transitional Somalia: Case Study Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • Northeastern Leaders Tell Parents To Reveal Names Of Terrorists (The Star Kenya)
  • Kenya Vows Not To Withdraw Troops From Somalia (China.org)
  • Kenya: Ensure Due Process On ‘Terrorism List’(Human Rights Watch)
  • We Are At War But Who Exactly Is The Enemy Mr President? (Standard Media)
  • Uhuru Can Take Lessons From Obama In Finding Exit Strategy From Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • Sign Art In Somaliland: Walls And Their Stories In Hargeisa (Sahan Journal)
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April 13, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Puntland To Contribute 3000 Soldiers To National Army Another Deal Signed (Garowe Online)
  • Heavy Explosion Rocks Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan troops to withdraw from Somalia in 2017 Says Minister (Horseed Media)
  • Central State Formation Convention Postponed To Monday (Garowe Online)
  • Security Sweeps In The Somali Capital (Radio Danan)
  • Opposition leaders call for US backing for KDF withdrawal from Somalia (Standard Media)
  • Khalifa Foundation To Foot Treatment Bill Of Somalia’s Terror Attack Victim (Emirates News Agency)
  • Somali Border Wall A Waste Of Funds – Opposition Leaders (Standard Digital)
  • Kenya Tells UN To Close Dadaab Camp After Garissa Attack (BBC)
  • Somali Refugees Flee Yemen Fighting To Return To War-Torn Home (AFP/Yahoo News)
  • Somali Refugees Feel Remittance Pain After Kenya Attack (IRIN News)
  • Don’t Block Remittances To Somalia (The New York Times)
  • How Kenya Brought The Al-Shabaab Cancer Home (Daily Nation)
  • Why US-Somalia Remittance Corridor Is Ripe For Mobile Transfers (The East African)
April 13, 2015 | Morning Headlines.