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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo meets Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Somalia’s former President, Sheikh Shariff Ahmed meets Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed in Mogadishu. Photo: Jubbaland Presidency.

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    Somalia new president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Officially assumes office in a colorful ceremony attended by senior government officials. Photo: @MudaneFarmaajo

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo meets with Outgoing President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Speaker of Somali Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari at Villa Somalia yesterday before the official hand over today. Photo: @MudaneFarmaajo

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    A new battle group from Burundi arrives in Mogadishu to replace soldiers who completed a year tour of duty in Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Meets with representative from the International community to discuss with ways to counter the current drought situation the country. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo met with Italian Ambassador to Somalia , Carlo Campalina. Photo: M_Farmaajo

February 21, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • UN Security Council Reaffirms Its Commitment To Support Somalia’s Peace Process (Goobjoog News)
  • Dozen Foreign Trawlers Arrive Bosaso Port Amid Concerns Of Marine Exploitation (Garowe Online)
  • Unconvicted Prisoners Should Be Released Speaker Jawari Says (Dhacdo.com)f
  • Security Beefed Up Ahead Of President Farmaajo’s Inauguration (Radio Muqdisho)
  • 1.4 Million Children At ‘Imminent Risk Of Death’ As famine Looms In East Africa Warns Unicef (International Business Times)
  • Can The New Somalia President Really Deliver? (Hiiraan Online)
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February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • IMF Urges Somalia To Clear Arrears And Take Concrete Action To Reform Economy (Bloomberg)
  • Three Women Appointed Ministers In 52 Member HirShabelle State Cabinet (Goobjoog News)
  • Gunmen Kill Prominent Elder In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Death Toll Rises To 39 In Mogadishu Blast (VOA)
  • AMISOM Shells Al-Shabaab Combatants Near Qoryoley Southern Somalia (Intelligence Brief)
  • Drought in Somalia: Time Is Running Out (Al Jazeera)
February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Government To Pay Medical Bills For Victims Of Sunday’s Deadly Car Bomb (Goobjoog News)
  • Universal TV Owner Arrested In Somaliland (Jowhar.com)
  • Plans To Liberate The District Of Sakow Finalised (Dhacdo.com)
  • A Military Officer Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • IMF To Help Somalia Print First Banknotes In A Quarter Century (Bloomberg)
  • AMISOM To Help Construct Military Training Facility For Somali National Army (AMISOM)
  • How An American Bureaucrat Became The President Of Somalia  (Politico.com)
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February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Blast  In Somalia Kills 34 In Mogadishu Market Place (Associated Press)
  • Somali President Calls On AMISOM To Expedite Operations Against Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Visits Victims Of Bomb Blast Announces USD$100 Thousand Reward For Information Leading To Bomb Plots (Hiiraan Online)
  • Two Arrested In Connection To The Killing Of Former Spokesman Of Himin And Heeb Administration(Goobjoog News)
  • UN Agency Seeks 825 Mln USD For Somali Aid (Xinhua)
  • Somalia A Great Example To Rest Of Africa (Daily Nation)
February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Will Stay In Somalia Till SNA Is Reformed Says President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Two Killed In Violent Robbery In Dharkenley District (Goobjoog News)
  • Somaliland Warns Politicians And Journalists From Travelling To Somalia (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali Forces Secure Villa Somalia As President Spends His First Night In The Palace (Dhacdo.com)
  • Al-Shabaab Claims Attack As New Somali Leader Takes Office (The East African)
  • Somalia’s Peaceful Presidential Handover Bolsters Hope (United States Institute for Peace Blog)
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February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Three Killed In Mortar Attack Near Presidential Palace In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Farmaajo Announces Interim Staff After Taking Reins At Villa Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • No Retirement Deal For Hassan Sheikh Mohamud As State Officers Benefits Bill Still Hangs In Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya Hails Peaceful Presidential Polls In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Families Struggle To Survive Drought In North Eastern Somalia (BBC)
  • Somalia’s New Leader Faces Delicate Balancing Act (Mail Online)
February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 16, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Former President Mohamud To Exit Villa Somalia Today As Farmaajo Takes Over (Goobjoog News)
  • Senator Farole Urges To Support New President Warns Against Political Interference (Garowe Online)
  • Additional Money Imposed On Passengers At Adan Adde Airport (Allbenadir.com)
  • British Envoy Urges Action To Prevent Somalia Famine Deaths (ABC News)
  • Somalia ‘Plans To File Legal Complaint Against UAE’ Over Somaliland Base (Press TV)
  • The Time Is Now to Prevent A New Famine In Somalia (Chatham House)

February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Suspends Flights To Mogadishu On Inauguration Day (Garowe Online)
  • Social Activist Abdimalik Coldon Arrested In Somaliland Over President Farmaajo’s Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Second Elder In Two days Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Hiiran Online)
  • Progress Expected In Somalia After Election: AU Mission (Xinhua)
  • Ethiopian President Lauds Defense Forces For Fight Against Al-Shabaab (Africa News)
  • Somalia Presidential Elections: Is Democracy Emerging? (Prospect Magazine)
February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 15, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Daallo Plane Carrying Somali MPs And Ministers Makes Emergency Landing In Nairobi (Radio Dalsan)
  • All Crew Members Rescued After Commercial Boat Sinks Off Coast Of Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Calm Returns To Parts Of Mudug Region After Battle (Shabelle News)
  • Auditor General Says Approval Of 2017 Budget By Cabinet Is Illegal (Jowhar.com)
  • Somaliland Asks US for Exemption To Trump’s Travel Ban (Associated Press)
  • Somalia Heralds New Dawn After Election (Daily Nation)

February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug Forces Engage In Deadly Gunfight With Al-Shabaab In Central Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Dismisses Somaliland-UAE Military Base Deal (Goobjoog News)
  • Late former Puntland President Honoured With State Funeral In Bosaso (Garowe Online)
  • Global Charity Group Warns Of Famine In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • UNHCR Repatriates 4753 Somali Refugees In 2 Weeks (China.org)
  • Will New Reformer Somali President Overcome The Huge Challenges? (The East African)
February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines