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    First ever televised debate held for Somaliland presidential candidates. Photo: @Mohedhazzan

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    UN flag returned to half-staff today in honor of fallen UNDP staff Faiza Mohamed Sheikh who was killed in Saturday's Mogadishu attack. Photo: @JustinTBrady

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    UNDP Somalia officials donated VHF radios to Aamin Ambulance to help them carry out their work easily. Photo: Goobjoog News

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    His Excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomes a delegation of doctors from Djibouti led by their health minister Jamaac Elmi Cokane to help the victims of Saturdays terror attack in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali President His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receive calls from families looking for missing loved ones at the call center set up to connect families trace missing persons. Source: @gurmadka252

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre with Speaker of the House Mohamed Osman Jawaari and other government officials at the National Flag celebration event in Mogadishu last night. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Christine Alalo, AMISOM Deputy Police Commissioner speaks during the handing over ceremony of a renovated police station to Jubaland Regional Administration led by Deputy President State Abdikadir Mohamud Lugadheere. Photo: AMISOM

October 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

  • President Farmaajo Calls For A Joint Session Of The Two Houses Of Parliament (Hiiraan Online)
  • Western Governments Suspend Release Of Saturday’s Attack Investigation Results (Dhacdo.com)
  • Televised Debate Held For Somaliland’s Three Presidential Candidates (Hiiraan Online)
  • Mogadishu Shows Resilience Starts Rebuilding Site Of Deadly Bombing (VOA)
  • Little Mogadishu’ Mourns A Massacre (News Deeply)
  • Can Somalia Ever Win Against Al-Shabaab? (Foreign Policy)
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October 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

  • Somali Prime Minister Urges The Youth To Join The Fight Against Al-Shabaab (SONNA)
  • Mogadishu City To Erect Memorial Wall After Truck Bomb (Radio Dalsan)
  • Media Take A Stand Against Terrorist Attacks (SONNA)
  • Foreign Governments Said To Take The Lead Into The Investigations Of Mogadishu Truck Bombing (Horn Observer)
  • Injured Victims Of Somalia Blast Arrive In Sudan (Middle East Monitor)
  • UNHCR Provides Aid To Mogadishu Attack Survivors (UNHCR)
  • How Somalia’s Deadliest Attack Ever Tore Open The Heart Of A Nation (Quartz Africa)
October 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

October 19, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Security Agencies To Announce Initial Results Of Saturday’s Bombing Investigation (Jowhar.com)
  • Interior Minister Excluded From PM Appointed Committee (Garowe Online)
  • Italy Donates 300000 Euros To Somali Red Crescent (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia To Set Up Civil Defense Force After Truck Bomb (Anadolu Agency)
  • Somalis Fear The War Against Al-Shabaab Will Never End (Vice News)
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October 19, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Thousands March In Somalia After Attack That Killed More Than 300 (The Guardian)
  • We Will Respond Decisively President Farmaajo Warns Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • Western Union Arrives In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Praises ‘Genuine Brother’ Turkey For Quick Response To Bombs (Reuters)
  • Somalis Angry Over Government’s Failure To Prevent Deadliest Blast (Al Jazeera)
  • A Lifeline For Millions In Somalia Money Remittance Industry Seeks More Support (VOA)
October 19, 2017 | Morning Headlines

October 18, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Farmajo Blames Al-Shabaab For Mogadishu Blast (Al Jazeera)
  • Well-wishers Raise £20000 To Support Emergency Provider Aamin Ambulance (Goobjoog News)
  • 8 Civilians Wounded In Airstrike Near Bariire (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia’s Bakool Bans Miraa Consumption  (The Standard)
  • Survivors Recall Horror Of Somalia’s Deadly Truck Blast (Anadolu Agency)
  • Somalia Reels Amid Carnage (Al Ahram Weekly)
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October 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Bomber ‘Was Ex-Soldier Whose Town Was Raided By US Forces’ (The Guardian)
  • Mogadishu Mayor Calls For Solidarity March In Honor Of Terror Attack Victims (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland To Send Doctors And Medical Supplies Wednesday To Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Blood Appeal After Mogadishu Truck Bombing (BBC News)
  • Seven Mogadishu Blast Victims Airlifted To Nairobi (Daily Nation)
  • A Bomb Blast In Somalia’s Capital Exposes The Government’s Failures (The Economist)
October 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

October 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Paris Toronto Pay Tribute To Victims Of Mogadishu Terror Attack (Hiiraan Online)
  • Fighter Jets Hit Al-Shabaab Vehicle In Lower Shabelle (Jowhar.com)
  • Huge Protest Underway In Kismayo Schools And Business Centers Closed (Allbanaadir.com)
  • 35 Somalis Injured In Mogadishu Blast Arrive In Turkey For Treatment (Daily Sabah)
  • AMISOM Officers Donate Blood For Mogadishu Bomb Blast Victims (AMISOM)
  • Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings And Possible Al-Shabaab Infiltration (The New York Times)

October 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Take Part In Suicide Missions Instead Of Sending Foot Soldiers Former Shabaab Leader Tells Group (Goobjoog News)
  • 15 Primary School Children In A Bus Perished In Saturday Terror Attack (Goobjoog News)
  • Eiffel Tower To Dim Lights For Mogadishu Victims (Garowe Online)
  • Hope Fades As Mogadishu Residents Seek Missing Loved Ones (Daily Mail)
  • Al Shabab Silence Suggests Miscalculation Over Mogadishu Bombing (The National)
  • How Technology Helped Save Lives Right After Somalia’s Deadliest Attack Ever (The Quartz)
October 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

October 16, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Turkish Minister Lands In Somalia To Aid Blast Victims (Anadolu Agency)
  • NISA Chief ‘Likely’ To Be Sacked – Source (Garowe online)
  • Gov’t Pledges To Cover Costs For The Injured In Zobe Bombing (Radio Dalsan)
  • Funerals Begin for Victims of Somalia Truck Bombing as Death Toll Rises To Over 300 (The Times)
  • Somalis Protest Against Al-Shabaab (BBC)
  • AMISOM To Help In Rescue Operation Following The Mogadishu Bomb Attack (AMISOM)
  • Mogadishu Atrocity May Provoke Deeper US Involvement In Somalia (The Guardian)
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October 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Blast Toll At 237 As Residents Protest Al-Shabaab (VOA)
  • President Announces National 3-Days Mourning After Deadly Blast (Shabelle News)
  • Families Throng Scene Of Attack And City Hospitals In Search Of Loved Ones Following Terror Attack In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Wounded Somalis To Be Treated In Turkey: Erdogan Aide (Anadolu Agency)
  • Secretary-General Condemns Saturday’s Attacks In Mogadishu; Commends Responders (UN News Centre)
  • World Leaders Condemn ‘Revolting’ Mogadishu Attack (Aljazeera)
  • World Bank And IMF Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is On Somalia (The Guardian)
October 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines