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    Somali National Army and AMISOM military leadership held a joint meeting on 3rd July 2015 at AMISOM Force Headquarters. The meeting was held to review targets set against the challenges and successes achieved, but also to set future benchmarks. The forum is used to exchange information and ideas that helps in the effective management of security. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somali Police Force (SPF) has embarked on a new phase of vetting and recruitment exercise of police officers. The recruitment aimed at absorbing into the police force at least 200 policemen and women, is expected to boost the numbers of the existing force to a level where police-civilian ratio is manageable. Photo: AMISOM

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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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    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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July 6, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Uneasy Calm Returns In  Mahadaay And Jalalaqsi After Simultaneous Al-Shabaab Attacks  (Wacaal Media)
  • Puntland President “General Muhyadin Should Surrender And Disarm” (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalis Fleeing Yemen Arrive In Bossaso (Radio Ergo)
  • The Somali Federal Government Forces Left Janale District Fear Of Terror (Sahal News)
  • Interior Ministry Says Italian Company Would Train Somali Youth (Goobjoog News)
  • Confirmed: Secret U.S. Bases In Somalia U.S. Boots On The Ground (The New American)
  • Parents’ Agony As Two Students Join Al -Shabaab (Standard Digital)
  • The President Of Britain’s Largest Muslim Student Group Has Died In A Drowning Incident (Buzzfeed)
  • The Humanity Never Stops (RBC Radio)
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July 6, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al Shabaab Advances In Several Towns In Southern Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • New Galmudug Leader Says  He Wants Talks With Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland Refuses To Recognize Galmudug State In Its Entirety (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Government Calls On Ahlu Sunna Movement To End Disagreement Through Talks (Dalsan Radio)
  • Car Bomb Hits Senior Somali Security Officer In Mogadishu (RBC Radio)
  • AU Forces Deny Retreat From Al-Shabaab In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Hires First Six Female Prosecutors (VoA)
  • Puntland Should Welcome Galmudug (RBC Radio)
July 6, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 3, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Is Home To Two Secret US Drone Bases – Report (RT)
  • UN Hails China’s Humanitarian Role In Somalia (Somali Current)
  • Jubbaland Deploys Troops In Buula-Gaduud Ahead Of Major Offensive On Al-Shabaab (Wacaal Media)
  • Guri-El District Commissioner Blames Ahlu-Sunna For Disrupting The Future Of Central Regions(Goobjoog News)
  • EU Training Mission To Provide Somali Army Only With Basic Equipment (Shabelle News)
  • Ship With Yemen Refugees Docks At The Port City Of Bosaaso (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Four Women Charged Over Al-Shabaab Links (The Star)
  • Counterfeit Medicine Endangering Somali Lives (Al Jazeera)
  • UN Official: Donor Fatigue Insecurity Threaten Somalia’s Progress (VOA)
  • No Visa – No Entry As Kenya Launches New Rules (Global Travel Industry News)
  • Call To Tell A Different Story About Somalia (BBC)
  • Somali Economy Would Crumble Without Remittances (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Rising And The Single Story Of Progress (themandeeq.com)
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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