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    AMISOM Official urges Somalis to return home to rebuild the Nation. Photo: AMISOM

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    A committee appointed by the Federal Government of Somalia to formulate a strategy for increased women’s participation in upcoming legislative elections, has concluded consultative discussions hoped to guarantee 30 percent women’s representation. Photo: AMISOM

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    We shine light on the significant progress made by the Federal Government of Somalia, allowing the Somali Child to reach their full potential. Photo: AMISOM

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    The construction of a rehabilitation center for disengaged combatants in Jubbaland state administration was officially launched on Monday, in Kismaayo. This is the fourth center to be established in Somalia as part of the government’s National Programme for the Treatment and Handling of Disengaged Combatants. Photo: UNSOM

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    The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia Ms Lydia Wanyoto has urged Somali women to pray for peace during the holly month and fully participate in the forthcoming electoral process. Photo: AMISOM

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    AMISOM Officers urged to protect vulnerable groups during Military Operations. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somalia and Kenya leaders hold bilateral talks on peace, security, stability and refugee repatriations. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

June 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Terrorist Siege Of Mogadishu Hotel Kills 20 (Voice of America)
  • Somali Lawmaker Among Those Killed In Mogadishu Hotel Attack (Hiiraan Online)
  • 36 Injured People From Nasa Hablod Hotel Attack Admitted At Madina Hospital (Goobjoog News)
  • ISWA Forces Carry Out Security Sweep In Bardaale (Shabelle News)
  • Kenya Aims To Cut Size Of Somali Refugee Camp By About Half By End – 2016 (Reuters)
  • Italians Arrest Subject Of Last November’s Malta Manhunt (Malta Independent)
  • How 26 June Lost Its Place In History (Hiiraan Online)
June 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines

June 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Says Electoral Process For August ‘critical’ (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland Information Minister Threatens Journalists With Bullets And Death (Radio Dalsan)
  • KDF Denies Bombing Mandera Killing Three Children (Shabelle News/The Star)
  • Somali Military Court Sentences Al-Shabaab Sympathizer To Death (Radio Dalsan)
  • Mortar Attack Kills Child Injures 6 Others In Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • Uganda To Be Out Of Somalia ‘By 2017’ (New Vision)
  • AMISOM Commends Senior Officers For Exemplary Work In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Floods Subside But Impact Continues (Reliefweb)
June 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

June 23, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Former Bosaso Mayor Forms Armed Opposition In Puntland (Goobjoog News)
  • Protests Over Prominent Elder’s Arrest (Garowe Online)
  • Government Is Not Ready For War With Al-Shabaab: Jubbaland (Shabelle News)
  • Al-Shabaab Plans Ramadhan Raids – Officer (The Star)
  • MASE Programme Is To Promote The Coast Of Somalia Maritime Security (UNODC)
  • Turkey Qatar Deliver Humanitarian Aid In Somalia (Daily Sabah)
  • Uncertainty Stalks Returning Somalis (Daily Nation)

June 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • 7 Militants Killed In Operation NISA Commander Killer Apprehended (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Leaders Kick Off Key Election Talks In Baidoa (Shabelle News)
  • IGAD On State Formation Mission In Beled Weyne (Hiiraan Online)
  • Al-Shabaab Claims Killing Somali Security Chief (Shabelle News)
  • AMISOM Official Urges Somalis To Return Home To Build Nation (AMISOM)
  • Displacement Terrorism And FGM In Somalia (Deutsche Welle TV)
  • Kenya Beefs Up Security Along Somali Border Amid Terror Threats (Xinhua News)
  • How Boy Ditched Big Dreams In IT To Join Al-Shabaab In Somalia (The Standard)
June 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

June 22, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Reaches Baidoa To Open National Consultative Forum (Goobjoog News)
  • Southwest State Praises Puntland Education System (Garowe Online)
  • Kenya Jets Bomb Al-Shabaab Camp (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s Limited Polls Overshadowed By Clan Rivalries And Al-Shabaab (The Guardian)
  • Somalia Security Chief Killed By Own Guard Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility (The Daily Star Lebanon)
  • Closure Of Kenyan Refugee Camp Worries Religious Leaders (Religious News Service)
  • Somalia In A Snapchat More Than Just Violence (Al Jazeera)

June 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Bodyguard Kills Intelligence Boss In Jowhar (Shabelle News)
  • Former Somali Minister For Planning Declares His 2016 Presidential Bid (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland International Diplomats Discuss Electoral Process (Garowe Online)
  • 24 Hours Rain ‘Quenches Thirst’ Of Residents In Some Areas In Puntland (Goobjoog News)
  • KDF Train With Americans To Build Special Rescue Unit (Daily Nation)
  • Somalis Hope Compassion Guides Judge In ISIS Sentencing (Minnesota Public Radio News)
  • WFP Denies Storing Or Distributing Expired Food In Somalia (Radio Ergo)
June 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

June 17, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • SNA Ethiopian Troops Carry Out Operation In Hiiraan (Shabelle News)
  • Rains Badly Damaged Roads In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Clan Clashes Killed 2 People In Las Anod Elders Intervene (Goobjoog News)
  • Japan Extends By One year MSDF Anti-piracy Mission Off Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Paul Ryan Lies To O’Reilly: Says He Passed Bill To Pause Somali Refugee Program (Breitbart)
  • Somaliland: Kill All But The Crows (Al Jazeera)
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June 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At least 15 Somali Migrants Suffocate In A Truck In Zambia (Lusaka Times)
  • Anti-Al-Shabaab Military Manoeuvres In Hudur District Of Bakool Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Diarrhea Outbreak Kills Women And Children In Gedo (Shabelle News)
  • Kenya Shuts Down Border With Somalia over Al-Shabaab Attack Fears (Radio Dalsan)
  • Number Of Child Soldiers In Somalia May Top 5000 UN Reports (Voice of America)
  • Texas City Where Cops Shot Walmart Hostage-taker Flooded With Refugees (WND)
  • Bomb Scare At Canadian High Commission Over Visas (Associated Press)
  • We Must Choose To Not Live In Terror (TIME)
June 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines

June 16, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • New EU Support For Somalia Kenya And Mauritius Announced During Top Development Event (European Commission)
  • Afgoye Administration Bans Holding Illegal Weapons (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Bans Firearms From Nomads In Parts Of The State (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Police Tighten Bardere Security (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland President Addresses Parliament As 37th Session Starts (Garowe Online)
  • International Day Of The African Child (AFP)
  • Uhuru Asks UN To Increase Support For Amisom Somalia Security (The Star)
  • Somalia Moves To Shore Up Government Ahead Of National Elections (Voice of America)
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June 16, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Federal Parliament Amends Articles In Provisional Constitution (Goobjoog News)
  • SNA AU Troops Conduct Mine-clearance Operation In Lower Shabelle (Shabelle News)
  • Global Somali Diaspora Lashes Out At Trump For Making Derogatory Statement Against Somali-Americans (Goobjoog News)
  • WFP Investigating The Origin Of Expired Food Aid Destined For Drought Victims (Radio Dalsan)
  • UN Backs Kenya’s Stand On Closure Of Dadaab Refugee Camp (Daily Nation)
  • We’re Tired of Camp Life Somali Refugees Say As They Leave Dadaab (Daily Nation)
  • Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Shell Parts Of Somalia’s Capital (Bloomberg)
  • Has Kenya’s Brinkmanship Over Dadaab Worked? (IRIN News Agency)
June 16, 2016 | Morning Headlines