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    Galmudug regional state leaders hold their first meeting in Mogadishu after the recent historic deal. PHOTO: Jowhar.com

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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo arrives in Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt to attend African Business Forum. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Galmudug President Ahmed Geele Duala (Haafa) and Ahlu Sunna Waal Jama (ASWJ) leader Sheikh Mohamed Shakir with other officials during the signing of the power-sharing agreement event in Mogadishu. Photo: @engyarisow

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo poses for a group photo with senior diplomats during the Somalia Partnership Forum held in Mogadishu, on December 5, 2017. PHOTO: UN

  • Regional states leaders attending the national security conferences in Mogadishu. @TheVillaSomalia

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    H.E President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed officially opened Somalia Security Conference in Mogadishu today. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Photo: @MinisterMOFA Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia Yusuf Garaad Omar and Lithuanian, Foreign Affairs of Minister Linas Linkevičius at the African and European Summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

December 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Car Bomb Kills Journalist In Somalia Capital Says Witness (ABC news)
  • Gunmen Shot Dead Female Soldier in Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • Somalia Works On Resuscitating Tourism Industry (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Security Forces Foil Car Bomb In Mogadishu (Radio Shabelle)
  • Somalia Holds Health Conference On Public Health Sector Development (Reliefweb)
  • Recurrent Droughts Cost Somalia Up To $3b In Losses And Damages Report (Goobjoog News)
December 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

December 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Government Forces Captures Villages From Al-Shabaab (Garowe Online)
  • South West State Shrugs Off Reports Of New Vice President (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug Leaders Hold First Meeting After Recent Historic Deal (Jowhar.com)
  • Somalia UN Seek To Vaccinate Over 700000 Children Against Polio (Xinhuanet)
  • Somalia’s Membership Of COMSATS Celebrated (Thenews.com)
  • What Do Quintessential Somali Politicians And Violent Extremist Groups Have In common? (Hiiraan Online)
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December 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Several Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Somalia Military Operation (Xinhuanet)
  • Somali Government Committed To Improve Business President Farmaajo (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Gaas Obstructing Multiparty Politics- UDAD Party Chair (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali PM Vows To Fight Any Form Of Corruption (Shabelle Media)
  • Sisi Orders Medical Aid To Be Sent To Somalia (Egypt Independent)
  • Pentagon Foresees At Least Two More Years Of Combat In Somalia (New York Times)
December 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

December 8, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo in Egypt For Africa Business Forum  (Garowe Online)
  • Hirshabelle President Talks About Development And Political Situation Of His State (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Security Minister Attends Interpol Global Conference On Human Trafficking In Qatar (Hiiraan Online)
  • WHO Carries Out Cholera Vaccination In High-risk Districts In Somalia (Xinhuanet)
  • Somalia’s Debt of $5 Billion: Lack of Political Honesty & International Coordination? A Barrier to Progress (Bartamaha)
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December 8, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Six Al-Shabaab Militants Surrender In Southwestern Somalia (Xinhuanet)
  • Drone Strike Kills 5 Suspected Militants (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmaajo Calls For Implementation Of Deal Between Galmudug And ASWJ (Radio Dalsan)
  • Uganda Starts Somalia Troop Withdrawal (Anadolu Agency)
  • We Feel Like We Are Foreigners In Our Own Country (Somali Update)
December 8, 2017 | Morning Headlines

December 7, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug ASWJ Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmaajo Chairs Meeting On Constitutional Review Status (Jowhar.com)
  • Al-Shabaab Top Leader Ahmed Dirie Hides In Gedo Region Source Say (SONNA)
  • President Farmaajo Makes Second Trip To Egypt (Jowhar.com)
  • On The Eve Of Congressional Hearings New Evidence About Alleged U.S. Massacre In Somalia (The Daily Beast)
  • New Market Means Increased Economic Opportunities For One Somali Town (Reliefweb)
December 7, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

December 7, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Air Strike Reported Near Somalia’s Capital Official Says Shabaab Targeted (Reuters)
  • Car Bomb Kills Senior Security Official In Galkayo (Garowe Online)
  • Ministry Of Water Launches $11m Rural Water Access Project  (Goobjoog News)
  • PM Kheyre Hails Development Agreement With The U.S. (Allbanaadir.com)
  • Uganda begins Somalia troop withdrawal (BBC.com)
  • Crowd Farming Is Being Used To Bring Somalia’s Livestock Market Into The Digital Economy (Quartz)
December 7, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

December 6, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Discusses Security Transition Plan (New Vision)
  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Heads To Egypt For Summit (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmaajo: We Are Committed To Guarding Federalism (Goobjoog News)
  • Mayor Thabit Calls For Establishment Of Banaadir Special Force (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somalia’s Puntland Region Declares State Of Emergency Over Drought (Reuters)
  • Somalia Partnership Forum Stresses Job Creation And Poverty Reduction To Promote Stability (UN.org)
  • Could Somaliland Eradicate FGM? (ITV.com)
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December 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Military Court Hands Death Sentence To Shabaab Militant Jail Terms To 4 Others (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Govt Forces Carry Out A Security Operation In Afgoye (Shabelle News)
  • A Joint And Simultaneous Offensive Can See Al-Shabaab Defeated Says Jubbaland President (Hiiraan Online)
  • Gov’t Forces In Gedo In Hunt For Fleeing Al-Shabaab Officers (Dhacdo.com)
  • Qatar Commits To Partner Somalia To Sustain Humanitarian Action (Kamupdates)
  • Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment On Illicit Maritime Activity (The Maritime Executive)
  • Intensifying Drought In Somalia Heightens Risk Of Severe Famine (PR Newswire)
December 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

December 5, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Peacekeeping Mission Could Be Hurt By Cut In Force Size: Mission Chief (Reuters)
  • SNA Commander Survives Car Bombing In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • The Main Streets In Mogadishu Remain Closed For The Second Day (Shabelle News)
  • Former President Hassan Sheikh Hails Mogadishu Security Conference (Jowhar.com)
  • UN Voices Support For Somali Government’s Efforts At First-ever Security Conference In Mogadishu (UN News Centre)
  • AMISOM Participates In High-Level Forum On Peace And Security In Africa In Zambia (AMISOM)
  • Turkey’s Big Play In Africa Starts With Somalia (Albawaba)
December 5, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report