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    SRCC Amb. Madeira receives the approved copy of revised harmonised Concept of Operations(CONOPs) from Col Mbow, PSOD. Photo: AMISOM

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    A match between young Somali and Saudi Arabia kids in Qatar Photo: @SalahOsman0

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    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating meeting with President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas” during the Ambassadorial visit in Garowe to discuss 2016 electoral process. Photo: UNSOM

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    Somali kids take part in JEEM soccer tournament in QATAR. The kids are all happy to represent their country. Photo: @SalahOsman0

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    100 new police officers graduated in Mogadishu, Sat Feb 6. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    A Somali man helps dock a smaller boat in Mogadishu's port while a much larger container ship gets off-loaded in the background. In the last three years, Somalia has seen a large increase in trade. Photo: AMISOM

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    Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, speaks at a press conference held in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 03, 2016. Photo :UN / Ilyas Ahmed

February 12, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • SNA And AMISOM Recaptures Biya-Adde From Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Rejects International Pressure Over Somali Election Model (Hiiraan Online)
  • Speaker Holds Talks With Delegations From Arab League And Turkey (Wacaal Media)
  • Mogadishu Orders Removal Of English-language Signboards (News 24)
  • Drought Wreaks Havoc In North Somalia (Africa Review)
  • States’ Meddling Foments Lengthy Somalia Conflict (The Star)
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February 12, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Shares Their Views On The Electoral Process With The International Community (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somaliland Beefs Up Airports’ Security After Mogadishu Plane Bombing (Hiiraan Online)
  • Former Iraqi VP Hails Development Strides Made By Somalia (Wacaal Media)
  • Farole Meets Keating As Puntland Cool to 4.5 (Garowe Online)
  • Minnesota Man To Plead Guilty In Islamic State Case (ABC News/AFP)
  • Dr. Al-Turki Receives Somali Minister Of Endowments And Religious Affairs (Saudi Press Agency)
  • Al-Shabaab Preys On Poor Youth With Promises Of Cars And Wives (Daily Nation)
  • Drought Spells Disaster For Somali Herders (IRIN)
February 12, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 11, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Mortar Attack Targets Somali Mogadishu Airport (Daily Sabah)
  • International Community Delegation Set To Leave Garowe After Failing To Convince Puntland Over 4.5 Decision (Wacaal Media)
  • Security Operations In Bay Region Nets Suspects (Goobjoog News)
  • Arab League Pledges More Support For Somalia As Premier Sharmarke Hosts High Level Delegation(Wacaal Media)
  • Suspected Suicide Bomber Traded Seats Before Somali Plane Blast Airline CEO Says (ABC News)
  • MPs Discuss Al-Shabaab Attack On KDF Troops In Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia To Rebuild Its Navy To Curb Illegal Fishing (Xinhua)
  • Puntland Is Experiencing A Crisis Of Leadership Not An Electoral Dispute With The Federal Government(RBC Radio)
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February 11, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM: Al-Shabab Plans Attacks Disguised As AU Troops (VoA News)
  • Galmudug  President And Interior Minister Commission The Construction Of Hobyo Sea Port (Wacaal Media)
  • Former Iraqi Vice President Pays Visit To Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • TV Station Ransacked By Somaliland Minister’s Bodyguards (Reporters Without Borders)
  • Int’l Maritime Watchdog Calls For Vigilance Against Pirates In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somalilands Quest For Recognition Goes-on (New African Magazine)
February 11, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 10, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Federal Government To Safeguard Women’s Interests In National Politics Prime Minister Sharmarke Says(Wacaal Media)
  • Two Killed And Five Others Injured In Bardhere Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Displaced Sanaag Pastoralists Face Harsh Life In Sool (Radio Ergo)
  • Galkayo Elders Cry Foul Over District Council Nominee List (Goobjoog News)
  • Modern Police Station Opened At Mogadishu International Airport (CCTV)
  • Can A New Currency Help Somalia? (Reuters)
  • $15m In Funding For Ethiopia Somalia (The Australian)
  • Somalis Open Driver-owned PDX Yellow Cab Taxi Company (Oregon Live)
  • KPL Mourn Death Of Ulinzi Player Ouma (Kenya Premier League)
  • El-Adde: Lessons Learnt And Way Forward (Daily Nation)
  • More Than An African Problem (The Economist)
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February 10, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Major  Internal Security Conference Opens Its Doors In Mogadishu (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Invites Moderate Islamists To  Negotiating Table (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland President Receives Top Int’l Community Ambassadors In Garowe (Villa Puntland)
  • 58000 Children ‘Facing Death’ In Drought-hit Somalia (Al Jazeera English)
  • Military Chiefs In Meeting To Boost Somalia War On Terror (Daily Nation)
  • The Islamic State Is Running Out of Time In Somalia  (Warisboring.com)
February 10, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 9, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Landmine Explosion In Kismayo Hits Jubbaland Police Vehicle (Goobjoog News)
  • Djibouti’s Guelleh Receives Somali-British Athlete Mo Farah In Djibouti (Hiiraan Online)
  • Interior Minister Holds Talks With Elders In Hobyo Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia-Kenya Maritime Row On (The Star)
  • Kazakhstan To Bring Back Two Nationals From Somalia After Plane’s Emergency Landing (Kazinform News Agency)
  • ‘Suicide Bomber’ On Somalia Plane Was Meant To Board Turkish Flight (The Guardian)
  • AMISOM Military Operations Coordination Committee Meets In Nairobi (AMISOM)
  • Why You Need Somalia More than Somalia Needs You (Bosaaso.com)
  • Somalia’s Path to Recovery is Not Just About Elections (Garowe Online)
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February 9, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Arrested 20 Over Plane Bombing (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland Cabinet Meeting Amid Election Controversy (Garowe Online)
  • Somali MPs Lodge Motion Against President (Shabelle News)
  • AU Lauds Progress On Peace Efforts In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • UN Warns Of Alarming Food Security Situation In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • How Micro Loans For Solar Pumps Are A Macro Step Forward (The East African)
February 9, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 8, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • SNA And AMISOM Soldiers Retake Marka Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Federal Government To Leave No Stone Unturned In Daallo Airline Suicide Bombing (Wacaal Media)
  • President Calls For the Formation Of A Constitutional Court (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Speaker Lauds Role of UN in Somalia (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Man Sentenced To 15-Years For Stabbing Woman In Britain And Fleeing To Ethiopia (Zegabi)
  • Somali FA Donates Office Equipment To Puntland State Branch (Soko25East)
  • Amareswara Rao UNSOS Chief Human Resource Services Section (UNSOS)
  • Reborn Maine Milling City Offers Lessons Amid Refugee Crisis (Associated Press)
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February 8, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia President Appears In Parliament (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Votes To Join OIC (Horseed Media)
  • Federal Parliament Set To Review The Constitution (Goobjoog News)
  • Pilot After Somalia Emergency:Airplane Security Is Zero (Associated Press)
  • Kenya Somalia Deal Paves Way For Local Banks To Set Up In Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • FBI In Somalia To Help Probe Inflight Blast Described As ‘Deliberate Act Of Terror’ (CNN)
  • Somalia Beach Attack: Survivor Tells Of Ordeal At Hands Of Al-Shabaab (BBC)
February 8, 2016 | Morning Headlines