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    On his visit to UNON in Nairobi, President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo planted a tree at the compound. Photo: UNON

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    President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed at State House. PHOTO: @UKenyatta

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    Newly appointed Cabinet of Ministers walk over to the Office of the President to Meet with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’. Photo: VIlla Somalia

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre announced his nomination for the Cabinet of Ministers in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, travels to Dhobley town, in Lower Jubba, to visit #KDF troops stationed there. Photo: Daily Nation

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    Amb Ronneberg of NorwayInSomalia meets with Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre at Villa Somalia. @SomaliPM

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    Members of the Jubbaland Regional Assembly with pose for a group photo with the Nairobo City County Assembly members during a courtesy visit to the Nairobi City County Assembly on March 14, 2017. Photo: AMISOM

March 24, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Kenya Somalia Agree To Open Two New Border Posts Relaunch Direct Flights (Bernama)
  • ISWA Parliament Drops Impeachment Motion Against President Sharif Hassan (Hiiraan Online)
  • A Court In Puntland Upholds Sentence Of Seven Al-Shabaab Suspects (VOA Somali)
  • Security Council Adopts Resolution 2346 Authorising Mandate Extension For UNSOM (Emirates News Agency)
  • Costa Rica Detains Somali With Alleged Terrorism Links (Reuters)
  • Eastleigh: What’s In A Name? (The Star)
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March 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s President Appeals For Famine Assistance (VOA News)
  • Somaliland Teacher Arrested For Impersonating President Silaanyo (Radio Dalsan)
  • Kenya Somalia Agree On Measures To Boost Bilateral Ties (Xinhua)
  • Somalia: A Moment Of Hope Amid Tragedy Says UN Envoy (UN News Centre)
  • Islamic State Group Routed In Somalia’s Puntland President Says (Bloomberg)
  • Kenya Somalia Vow To Step Up War Against Terrorism (Xinhua)
  • A 24-member Delegation From The AU Peace And Security Council Delegation Arrives In Somalia On An Assessment Mission (AMISOM)
  • With A Game Of Basketball Girls Dribble Round Extremism In Somalia (News Deeply)
March 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 23, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • New Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Begins Kenya Visit (The Star)
  • Al-Shabaab Explosives Expert Arrested In Kismayo (Hiiraan Online)
  • 10 Killed In Clashes Between Somali Army And Al-Shabaab (Anadolu Agency)
  • UN Reports Worsening Humanitarian Situation In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somaliland Drought “A Kind Of Nightmare” – And A Security Threat: Minister (Reuters)
  • Homegrown Technology Is Being Used To Help Millions At Risk From A Devastating Famine In Africa (Quartz)
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March 23, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At Least 25 Starve to Death in Somaliland (VOA)
  • From A Refugee In Dadaab To Youngest Minister Siraji’s Star Continues To Rise (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali President Makes First State Visit To Kenya (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia’s Puntland In Port Talks With DP World President Says (Bloomberg)
  • World Has Just Months To Stop Starvation In Yemen Somalia: Red Cross (The Globe and Mail)
  • The Interview: Navigating The Foreign Policy Maze For Farmaajo’s Administration (Goobjoog News)
March 23, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 22, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Prime Minister And Cabinet To Declare Their Property- PM Khaire (Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Calls On Parliament To ‘Swiftly’ Confirm The New Cabinet (Hiiraan Online)
  • Gunmen Murder Civilian In Bardere Town Gedo Region (Shabelle News)
  • Another Group Of Refugees Leave Dadaab for Somalia (Standard Media)
  • Water An Extra-precious Resource During Severe Drought (ICRC)
  • The Face Of Hunger: Family Portraits From The Crisis In Somaliland (BBC)
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March 22, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Releases $22 Million To Fight Famine Threat In Somalia (AFP)
  • Al-Shabaab Attacks Defense HQ In Mogadishu Two Elders Killed (Garowe Online)
  • Mogadishu Car Bombing Leaves 10 Dead (CNN)
  • Somali Cabinet To Include Drought Disaster Post (VOA)
  • Somalia Ambassador To Kenya Appointed Planning Minister (Nep Journal)
  • IICO Launches Aid Mission To Somalia (KUNA)
  • Somalia Aims To Tap Vast Offshore Fish Stocks With Country’s First Fishmeal Plant (Under Current News)
  • Can Military Might Alone Defeat Al-Shabaab? (The Global Observatory)
March 22, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 21, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Prime Minister Names His New Cabinet Reinstates Former Ministers (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmaajo Appoints New Communication Director For Villa Somalia (Jowhar.com)
  • Hunger Kills At Least 26 In Somalia’s Jubbaland Region (Reuters)
  • Somali Community Denounces Saudi Criminal Airstrike On Somali Refugees (Saba News)
  • Somali Regional Anti-piracy Chief Says Sacked Over Illegal Fishing Comments (Reuters)
  • No African Citizens Granted Visas For African Trade Summit In California (The Guardian)
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March 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • IGAD Summit To Convene On The Status Of 1 Million Somali Refugees (Xinhua)
  • Al-Shabaab Suspects Nabbed In Jowhar Following Bomb Attack (Garowe Online)
  • U.N. Seeks Inquiry Into Deadly Assault On Migrant Boat Near Yemen (New York Times)
  • UAE Denies Targeting Somali Refugee Boat (Khaleej Times)
  • Actor Ben Stiller Joins Social Media Drive To Raise $2 Mln For Somalia (Reuters)
  • US And Ethiopia Train AU Soldiers To Fight Al-Shabaab In Somalia (EBL News)
  • Kenyan Police Intensify Search For 2 Kidnapped Teachers In Dadaab Refugee Camp (Xinhua)
  • With Reduced Patrols And Illegal Fishing Somalia’s Pirates Could Be Making A comeback (Quartz)
March 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Speaker Jawaari To Face Questioning In Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Urges Federal Government Leaders To Form Quality Cabinet (Hiiraan Online)
  • Prime Minister Khaire Asks Galmudug To Delay Presidential Poll By 45 Days (Goobjoog News)
  • After Refugee Attack Near Yemen Port Saudi-led Coalition Calls For UN Supervision (DW)
  • EU Gives $178 Million More To Combat East Africa Famine Drought (Bloomberg)
  • NATO Should Help As Illegal Fishing Led Pirates To Hijack Tanker: Somali Officials (Japan Times)
  • Cloaked In Rags And Dust Somalis Flee Looming Famine (Digital Journal)
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March 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • 7 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Battle With Somali Troops (Xinhua)
  • It’s Now Official: UAE To Establish A Military Base In Berbera & Pump $2BN In Investment (Radio Dalsan)
  • Puntland Displays Freed Hijacked Vessel Sri-Lankan Crew (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland MP Dies Of Wounds Sustained In Car Bomb Blast (Garowe Online)
  • Mother Two Children Wounded In Baidoa Blast (Garowe Online)
  • Somnet Launches Somalia’s First 4G Internet After Al-Shabaab Ban (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somalia Wants Saudi Probe Of Refugee Boat Attack (AFP)
  • Galmudug And NISA Forces Foil Attack Nab Vehicle Transporting Explosive Materials (Nep Journal)
  • Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi To Visit Kenya On Thursday (The Star)
  • State House Refutes Diplomatic Row With Somalia After Uhuru Visit To Dhobley (Daily Nation)
  • UK PM Hails Somalis For Contributing To Global Growth (Daily Nation)
  • Ending Famine In Somalia The Turkish Way (Al Jazeera)
March 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines