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    Somali elders sit under a tree. Community elders sitting down to discuss issues is the mechanism by which Somalis traditionally resolved their disputes. Photo: ‏@ SomPundit

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    The government of Turkey building the its largest embassy in Africa in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: @SalahOsman0

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    United Nations staff held a commemorative ceremony at the UNSOM compound in Garowe for the UN staff and Somali partners who tragically lost their lives in Monday’s attack. Photo: UNSOM

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    Soldiers share a light moment with children in Kuday town which was recently liberated from Al Shabaab by the Somali National Army backed by AMISOM troops. Slowly, life is returning to normal in the island. Photo: AMISOM

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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

April 24, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Mothers Flee Yemen Without Their Children (Radio Ergo)
  • Somali People Stand For The Help Of Their Brotherly Somali Refugees (Goobjoog News)
  • Private Company Granted License To Patrol Puntland Waters (Garowe Online)
  • Kenya’s President Bid Farewell To Former Somali Ambassador To Kenya (Somali Current)
  • The Fresh Jubbaland Parliament To Appoint Speaker (RBC Radio)
  • UPDATE: Al-Shabaab Militants Kill Kidnapped Mandera Chief  (Standard Media)
  • Mother of ISIS Recruit Suspect Voices Shock Disbelief (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Somalia’s Banana Exporters A Happy Lot As Security Improves (AKF Insider)
  • UN Flags At Half Mast In Honour Of Staff Including Two Kenyans Killed In Somalia (The Star Kenya)
  • FA Calls For Troops To Leave Somali Stadium (BBC Sports)
  • Somalia: The Unlikely 2016 Parliament Election Reinstates 4.5 Clan Formula (Hiiraan Online)
  • Syncopation Of Deceptive Words (Wardheer News)
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April 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Hundreds Demonstrate In Garbaharay Against Interim Jubba Administration (Goobjoog News)
  • British Ambassador To Somalia Visits Kismayo Applauds IJA On Progress Made (Radio RBC)
  • Mogadishu University’s Bosaso Campus Holds Awareness Campaigns For Local Residents (Wacaal Media)
  • Kenya To Plead To Donors Over The Closure Of Dadaab Refugee Camps (Somali Current)
  • Parliament’s Social Services Development Committee Concern Over Situation Of Somali Refugees(Goobjoog News)
  • Mandera Chief Abducted By Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen Leaders Demand KDF’s Return From Somalia (The Star Kenya)
  • Somali PM Sees Risk To His Country In Yemen Strife (Leadership/AFP)
  • Somalia Seeks To Drive Militants From Southern Valley Bases – PM (Reuters)
  • The Long Journey To Understanding Between Kenya And Somalia (Networked News .org)
April 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

April 23, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Gunmen Murder Civilian In Mogadishu (Radio Danan)
  • Al-Shabaab Vows To Continue Attacks Against UN Agencies (Horseed  Media)
  • Kenyan Terror Suspects Arraigned In Court (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Parliament Donates Money For Evacuation Of Citizens In Yemen (Horseed Media)
  • IDPs In Mogadishu Appeal For Immediate Humanitarian Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia National Football Team To Participate 2016 Olympic Qualifications(Somali Current)
  • MCA Wants Somali Herders Sent Away (The Star Kenya)
  • Heads On Block Over Kenya Slaying (Times Live)
  • Rep. Ellison: Terror Recruits Are In The Dark Hard To Reach (Star Tribune)
  • Kenya Wants Donors To Pay For Somali Refugee Eviction Plan (AFP/News 24)
  • Somalia’s Premier Bank To Bring ATMs Debit Cards To Mogadishu (Reuters)
  • Somalia’s Democratic Transformation: Options For 2016 (Sahal Journal)
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April 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Identified Suspect Of Suicide Bombing In Garowe  (Garowe Online)
  • U.S. Somali Recruiter Not Dead Still Active In Syria: Officials (Bar-Kulan Radio)
  • International Partners Welcome The Formation Of The Jubba Regional Assembly (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Moves To Combat Illegal Fishing (Horseed Media)
  • Somaliland: Activist Who Decried Executions Detained (Bar-Kulan Radio)
  • Somali Refugees Ready To Return Home – UNHCR (Capital FM)
  • Families Deny Somali-American Men Linked to Islamic State (Voice Of America English)
  • Is Kenya’s Security Policy The Real Enemy Within? (IRIN)
  • ‘Respect for UN Flag Disappearing’ UN Relief Chief Warns As Aid Workers Increasingly Targeted For Violence (UN News Centre)
  • Beyond The Violent Headlines This Woman’s Instagram Shows A Different Side To Daily Life In Somalia(Huffington Post)
April 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

April 22, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Says ISIL Are Criminals Against Civilisation (Somali Update)
  • Differences Emerge Between Somalia’s Banadir And South West Regional Administrations (Wacaal Media)
  • Five Killed In Taleh Clan Fighting (Garowe Online)
  • US Designates Top Al Shabab Members As ‘Terrorists’( Horseed Media)
  • 42 Bullet Proof Cars Missing From Somali Government Offices (Garowe Online)
  • Kenya Envisions a Border Wall That Keeps Shabab Violence Out (New York Times)
  • The Splintering Of Somalia Has Crippled Education (Al-Fanar Media)
  • Migrant Shipwreck: One Child’s Journey From Somalia To The Shores Of Italy (The Guardian)
  • AU: Somali Sex Abuse Allegations Largely Unproven (News 24)
  • Work on strategy to pull troops from Somalia Raila tells Government (Standard Digital)
  • Can Shabelle River Flooding Be Controlled? (Garowe Online)
  • Mogadishu Aviation Fire Fighters Refreshing Training  (AMISOM)
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April 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • UN Staff held A Commemorative Ceremony At UNSOM Compound (Goobjoog News)
  • Ethiopian Consulate In Puntland Ceises Visas Issuance (Garowe Online)
  • President: Al-Shabaab Is Fighting For Its Own Extremist Agenda Not Somali Agenda (Somali Update)
  • Somaliland Sets Date For Next General Elections (Goobjoog News)
  • Car Bomb Explodes Outside Busy Mogadishu Restaurant (VOA)
  • Maine’s Somali Community Fears Loss Of Financial Lifeline To Families Back Home (Maine National Public Radio)
  • Ugandan Official Killed By Al-Shabaab In Somalia (Daily Monitor)
  • Kenya Somalia And UNHCR Form Team To Return Somali Refugees (Daily Nation)
  • Jubaland: An Institutionalized Land Robbing (Hiraan Online)
April 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 21, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Tests Its Capacity To Host International Matches At Home (Somali Update)
  • Somalia Calls For Investment From Asian & African Countries (Goobjoog News)
  • Nicholas Kay arrives in Garowe follow attack on UN staff (Wacaal.com)
  • Somalia Trade With Yemen Stops (Radio Ergo)
  • FBI Arrest 6 Somali Youth In Minnesota (Somali Current)
  • Residents Told Not To Sell Pasture To Somali Herders (The Star Kenya)
  • Two Kenyans Die In Somalia Blast (Daily Nation)
  • Kenya Somalia And UNHCR To Hold Talks On Refugee Relocation (Capital FM)
  • Somalis Claim Entrapment In ISIS Arrests (KARE 11)
  • Disabled Somali Trader Aims To Help Injured Countrymen (News 24)
  • UN Security Council slams attack on UN Vehicle in Somalia (China.org)
  • Garissa Massacre In 2015 V.S Wagalla Massacre Of Wajir In 1984 (Wardheer News)
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April 21, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • KDF Should Stay In Somalia Until Their Job Is Done – MP (The Star Kenya/All Africa)
  • Update: Ten Killed As Bomb Targets Bus Carrying UN employees (Hiiraan Online)
  • President: We Grieve With The UN Family And Condemn The Horrific Brutality Of Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Names Committee After UN Bus Attack (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Minister For Planning Reaches Adado (Goobjoog News)
  • San Diego Police Shot Somali Suspect Over Robbery (Somali Current)
  • On The Enemy Side? Riddle Of Missing KDF-Trained Youth (Standard Digital)
  • Terror Suspect Out On Sh 2 Million Bond Faces Fresh Charges (The Star Kenya)
  • Kenya Needs To Target Terrorists Not Its Muslims (Chicago Tribune/Bloomberg)
  • Minnesota Has ‘A Terror Recruiting Problem’ (Business Insider)
April 21, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

April 20, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Tens Of Thousands At Risk In Capital After They Forcibly Evicted From Their Homes (Somali Update)
  • After One Year Of Siege On Bullo-burde Residents In Desperate Situation (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland Parliament To Be Inaugurated On Saturday (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali President Attends International Forum On Counter Terrorism In Urdun (RBC Radio)
  • Federal Government Of Somalia Is reviewing Its Production Sharing Agreement (Alshahid.net)
  • Al-Shabab Militants Create Chaos Pain For Somalis (USA Today)
  • Al-Shabaab Suspect Arrested In Wajir (Standard Media)
  • Uhuru: We Won’t pull Out Of Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • This Is Not The Right Time For Somali Refugees In Kenya To Return To Somalia ( Sahan Journal)
  • The UN Protector Of Corrupt Officials Who Steal Aid From Desperate Victims (Daily Nation)
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April 20, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Kenya-Based Somali Muslim Scholars Vow Closer Collaboration After University Attack (Hiraan Online)
  • Jubaland Sets Date For Parliament Speaker Election (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Leader Fires High Court Chief Judge (Garowe Online)
  • Adado Administration Installs Solar Powered Lights (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Gunmen Kill Puntland Lawmaker In Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • Government Soldier Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Parents ‘Must Name Somali Returnees’ (The Star Kenya)
  • Al-Shabab Ambush Kills AU Soldier In Somalia (VOA)
  • Kenya Failings Drive Al-Shabaab Recruitment (BBC)
  • US Report Warned Of Links Between Somali Hawala Banks And Terrorism To Kenya (Standard Media)
  • Have Kenyan Forces Achieved Their Core Mission In Somalia? (Daily Nation)
April 20, 2015 | Morning Headlines.