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    AMISOM Force Commander, Lt Gen Jonathan Rono, recently attended the 13th Conference of Force Commanders and Heads of Military Components of Peacekeeping Operations held at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, USA. Photo: AMISOM

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    The President of Interim South West Administration (ISWA), Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, and the AMISOM Chief of Staff, Amb. Epiphanie Kabushemeye, attended a function. Photo:AMISOM

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    The AMISOM Chief of Staff (CoS) Ambassador Epiphanie Kabushemeye on Saturday visited AMISOM soldiers admitted at the AMISOM Level 2 Hospital in Mogadishu. The hospital is treating soldiers who sustained injuries during Friday dawn’s attack of the AMISOM camp in Leego, in the Lower Shabelle region. Photo: AMISOM

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    A view of Adan Adde Mogadishu Airport from the Lounge. The new airport terminal was opened in January 2015. Photo: @ActForSomalia

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    Abdulkadir Mohamed Sidi, the Lower Shabelle governor dancing with Tortorow residents, Somalia after the town was captured from Al-Shabaab.

July 3, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • A Somali Soldier Shot Dead In Mogadishu His Gun Seized By Unknown Assassins (Wacaal Media)
  • Lack Of Somali Public Service Salaries Makes Life Difficult For All (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somaliland Detains Federal Government MP (Dalsan Radio)
  • Galmudug State Presidential Candidates Make Campaign Speeches (Goobjoog News)
  • Allied Forces Pull Out Despite Lingering Fears (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Reached ‘Tipping Point’ Can Secure Peace U.N. Officials Says (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
  • Eden Prairie Residents Represent Somalia At Model UN Conference (Sun Current)
  • Remaking Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
July 3, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 2, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Petroleum Minister “Kenya Cannot Do Oil Exploration Inside Our Maritime Borders” (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Makes First Public Comments On Adado conference (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland: President To Visit Saudi Arabia (Somaliland Sun)
  • Mogadishu Mayor Receives Presidential Accolade (Goobjoog news)
  • Queen Elizabeth Awards Abdikadir From Garissa As Somalis Celebrate His Achievement (Somali Current)
  • Somalia Grenade Attack Injures Two soldiers (Radio Danaan)
  • Somalia Debates On Banning Burqas (CCTV)
  • How I was De-radicalised (BBC)
  • Somalia: Teenage University Student Gang Raped (Sudan Tribune)
  • Al-Shabaab Attacks Expose AMISOM Weaknesses (VoA)
  • Letter From A Concerned Norwegian To Somali Government Globetrotters (Sahan Journal)
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July 2, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Insists Legal Case On The Border Dispute As Kenya Seeks An Out-Of-Court Settlement (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Reopens Air Force Headquarter (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Marks 55th Independence Anniversary In Style (Somali Current)
  • Somali President Calls On The Media To Practice Responsible Journalism (Dalsan Radio)
  • Our Borders Will be As Far As Guri-El And Godinlabe Says Puntland’s Leader (Goobjoog News)
  • 5000 In Somalia Benefit From ERC Ramadan Programme (WAM News Agency)
  • New Sports Uniforms Level The Playing Field For Muslim Girls (Yahoo News/Associated Press)
  • Somalia’s Football Revival Lures Foreign Players (Al Jazeera)
  • Somalia Is Not A Metaphor For The Yemen Civil War (Mareeg Media)
July 2, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 1, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Marks 55th Independence Anniversary (Goobjoog News)
  • Qaybdiid Lashes Out At Puntland Over Anti-Galmudug State Demos (Wacaal Media)
  • UN Envoy Congratulates Somalia On 55th Independence Anniversary (Shabelle Media)
  • Government Soldier Shoots Pregnant Woman Dead (Goobjoog News)
  • Threat Us No Day We’ll Not  Negotiate Our boundaries Says Somalia President (Somali Current)
  • China’s Investment In Africa Shifting Towards Manufacturing: WB (China Daily/Xinhua)
  • New Gun Charge Against Man Convicted Of Threatening FBI Agents (Star Tribune)
  • It Has Suffered Yes But As Somalia’s Marks 55 years Of Independence These Are Its Happy Stories (Mail & Guardian Africa)
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July 1, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Federal Speaker Prof. Jawari Under Fire For Throwing His Weight Behind Galmudug State (Wacaal Media)
  • Agricultural Official Gunned Down In Afgoye(Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland And Puntland To Enhance Economic Integration (RBC Radio)
  • Somali President Gives Briefings To The National Lawmakers (Radio Muqdisho)
  • DPP Obtains Order Stopping Release Of Man In Terror Case (Daily Nation)
  • President Greets Somalia On National Day (Zee News)
  • Al-Shabaab Ramadan 2015 Threat: Militants Pledge To Kill ‘Non-Believers’ During Holy Month(International Business Times)
  • Misguided Bank Lawsuits Deepen Remittance Crisis(American Banker)
July 1, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 30, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Ethiopian Forces Take Charge Of Leego Army Base (Somali Current)
  • Application For The Galmudug Presidential Candidates Opens Today(Goobjoog News)
  • MPs Grill Interior And Federalism Minister About Independent Commissions (Goobjoog News)
  • Ethiopia Tells Somali´s Leaders To Solve Their Own Problems (Somali Current)
  • Africa Energy Withdraws From Puntland Somalia Blocks (Market Watch)
  • Kenya Somalia In talks To End Border Row Out Of UN court (Business Daily)
  • UoN Students On  Al- Shabaab Payroll – Police (The Star Kenya)
  • On The Other Side Of The Camp (White House Blogs)
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June 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Technical Committee Meet In Addis Ababa Over Somalia (Somali Current)
  • Uneasy Calm Prevails In Kismayu As Reports Emerge Of Impending Al-Shabaab Attack (Wacaal Media)
  • Militants Execute Three For Spying For CIA (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland On The Verge Cutting Relations With The Federal Government (RBC Radio)
  • Former Employees Of Oman Embassy In Somalia Live In Appalling Conditions (Dalsan Radio)
  • Soldiers Beheaded As Al-Shabaab Islamists Attack Another Army base (International Business Times)
  • Pre-vetting Broadcast News For Extremism Threatens Freedom Of Speech (The Guardian)
  • Fostering Barren Lands: Somali Scientists Seek Help From KU (The Express Tribune)
  • Getting To The Core Of Al-Shabaab’s Conflict With Kenya (PBS News Hour)
  • Somalia — From Great Hope to Failed State (Somali Current)
June 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 29, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Shabaab Attacks Army Camp Killing Several (Capital News)
  • Himan And Heeb Ditches Adaado For Ahlusunna’s Own Version Of The Conference (Wacaal Media)
  • Eastleigh Residents Take To The Streets And Give Government One Week Ultimatum (Hiiraan (Online)
  • Hyenas Kill Children In the Outskirts Of Lascanod (Radio Ergo)
  • Somalia Police Launches An Operation Near Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia Islamist Attacks Test Goal of Al-Shabaab Defeat by 2016 (Bloomberg)
  • QC Initiative Benefits 500 Somali Families (Menafn.com )
  • UN Security Council Condemns Attack Against Peace Mission Base In Somalia (Azeri Press Agency)
  • UN Official Commends Election Of Speaker Of Regional Assembly (UN News Centre)
  • China Provides Education Equipment To Somalia’s Orphanage Home (Global Post/Xinhua)
  • Somalia’s Grasslands: A Threatened National Treasure (Hiiraan Online)
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June 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali And AU Retake Lego From Al Shabaab(Dalsan Radio)
  • Anti-Federal Government Demo Held In Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • Speaker Of Galmudug Parliament Extends An Olive Branch To Ahlusunna (Wacaal Media)
  • Al-Shabab Names A New Special Unit To Fight Amisom Forces (Somali Current)
  • Somali President Reiterates Commitment To Election In 2016 ( Dalsan Radio)
  • We Will Not Relent In War Against Terror – Uhuru (The Star Kenya)
  • Kenya Releases Somali Pirates En Masse Despite Warnings (Arabian Supply Chain)
  • UPDF Overruns Al-Shabaab Camp (New Vision)
  • Two Tanzanians Held At Border In Terror Crackdown (Daily Nation)
  • Ex-local Somali Journalist Faces Deportation Death Threat (MPR News)
  • Somalia’s Second Coming (Somali Current)
  • AMISOM Chief Of Staff Visits Injured Troops (AMISOM)
June 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 26, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Militants Attack African Union Peacekeepers’ Base (Reuters)
  • Government And AMISOM Forces Repel Al-Shabaab In Qoryoley Attack (Wacaal Media)
  • Jubbaland President Concludes His Visit To Ethiopia (Goobjoog News)
  • Efforts To End Tensions In Puntland As Renegade General Threatens Government (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Bashes Federal Parliament Speaker Galmudug Not Recognized (Garowe Online)
  • MPs Sign Move To Table Motion Of No Confidence Against Somali President (Dalsan Radio)
  • Somalia’s Journalists Are Under Al-Shabaab’s Gun (The Daily Star Lebanon)
  • How Britain’s Khat Ban Devastated An Entire Kenyan Town(The Guardian)
  • Security Council Condemns Attack On Diplomats In Somalia (Business Standard)
  • Stakeholders Keen To Resolve Somalia Differences – Official (Star Africa)
  • In Search Of Recognition (Buenos Aires Herald)
  • ‘Becoming Chinese': Meet The First Somali With A Home Return Permit (Post Magazine)
  • Hell Hath No Fury Like A Professor Scorned (Wardheer News)
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