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    First Somali Female Pilot Marwo Asli returns to Somalia after two decades in exile. PHOTO: Dalsoor News

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    Outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Somalia, Mikael Lindvall receives farewell gift from President Farmajo. PHOTO: @engyarisow

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    Somalia’s Ambassador designate to the UK, Abdirahman Aynte takes part in a webchat held at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Photo: @Aynte

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    Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed hands over a certificate to a soldier who took part in a training held in Puntland

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    President Farmajo with Upper House Speaker Abdi Hashi Abdullahi and Mohamed Sheikh Osman (Jawari), Speaker of Lower House during the opening of the 2nd session of Parliament. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre lays down the foundation stones for new government offices in Kismayo city. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Hassan Ali Kheyre presides over the weekly Cabinet meeting held in Kismaayo. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

July 21, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • About 3000 Students Fail This Year’s Secondary Exams (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Forces Seize A Car Loaded With Explosives At A Security Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu (Horn Observer)
  • President Farmaajo Urges End Of Herale Clashes (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Presidential Secretary Is Suspended Over Power Struggle – Reports (Horn Observer)
  • Terror Suspect Arrested After Turning Himself In (Daily Nation)
  • No Al-Shabaab Is Not Deadlier Than Boko Haram. Here Are Better Numbers. (Washington Post)
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July 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland To Pay Three Months Salaries To The Newly Formed Puntland-Galmudug Security Unit (RBC Radio)
  • People In Galkayo Turn Down Somali Shilling Use Foreign Currency Instead  (Horn Observer)
  • South West State Education Minister Applauds Federal Government For Endorsing Education Bill (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Police Question Varsity Student On Terror List (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Leases Land To AU Mission After University Handover (Africa News)
  • How Boni Forest Became The Warzone It Is Today (Daily Nation)
July 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Over 700,000 Displaced By Drought Since November In Somalia – UN (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Auditor General Freezes Bank Accounts Of Ousted Cabinet (RBC Radio)
  • President Farmaajo’s Planned Visit To Puntland Postponed (Garowe Online)
  • Kenyan Soldiers Kill Al-Shabaab Chief In Southern Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • KS Relief Repatriates 316 Stranded Somalis (Asharq-Al-Awsat)
  • The Somali Pirates Are Back – SPOILER ALERT: They Never Really Left (Irinnews)
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July 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN AU Launch Joint Police Patrol Training In Somalia (Xinhua Net)
  • NISA Officer wounded In Car Bomb Blast In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Government Installs 5KW FM Transmitter To Expand Reach Of Radio Muqdisho – Officials  (Horn Observer)
  • Young Somali Poet Wins BBC Award (Daily Nation)
  • Meet The Woman Who May Be Somalia’s Only Female Auto Mechanic (Public Radio International)
July 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 19, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Civil Society Groups In Puntland Welcome Vote Against Cabinet (Goobjoog News)
  • Some Electoral Delegates Join The Army As Recruits (Dhacdo.com)
  • President Of Hirshabelle To Create Job Opportunities For Youth In Hiiraan Region (Goobjoog News)
  • 316 Somalis Arrive Home From Yemen In Past Four Days (Relief Web)
  • HirShabelle State Assembly Lawmakers Laud Training On Conflict Resolution And Reconciliation (AMISOM)
  • The Troubling US Post-prison Experiment To ‘Rehabilitate’ An ISIS Supporter (Fox News)
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July 19, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali And US Special Forces Carry Out Airstrikes In Al-Shabaab Strongholds  (Horn Observer)
  • Puntland’s President Gaas Vows To Form New Cabinet After No Confidence Vote (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Government To Form Special Forces In Charge Of The Security Of Officials And Government Offices (Horn Observer)
  • AMISOM Plays Multiple Roles In Southwest State (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Attack GSU Camp In Lamu (The East African)
  • Review Of Somalia’s Media Law Falls Short (Human Rights Watch)
July 19, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 18, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Parliament Sends Home Cabinet In Majority No Confidence Vote (Goobjoog News)
  • Government of Somalia  Issues New Guidelines Following Loss of Millions in Internet Outage (Radio Dalsan)
  • Jubbaland Police Seizes Car With Explosives Heading To Kenya (Shabelle News)
  • Drought Triggers Mass Displacements In Somalia (CAJ Africa)
  • A Look Inside The Unfolding Nightmare In Somalia (Washington Post)
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July 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Launches Judicial Training Curriculum For Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Federal Ministry For Security Denies Reports On The Closure Of City Roads (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug And Puntland Create Joint Security Force In Galkayo (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s Internet Returns After 3 Week Outage Caused Outcry (Associated Press)
  • Students In Somalia Stand With Turkey Against The Attempted Coup (Middle East Monitor)
  • Somalis Back Omar For Mombasa Governor Denounce Joho Supporters (The Star)
July 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Strikes Al-Shabaab Base Kills 40 Militants (Garowe Online)
  • Albayrak Company To Renovate Mogadishu Seaport (Goobjoog News)
  • First Batch Of Applicants For Senate Departmental Heads Face Interview Panel (Goobjoog News)
  • ISIS Militants In Puntland Accused Of Looting Livestock (Horn Observe) 
  • More Than 2000 Ugandan Troops Leave For Peacekeeping Duty In Somalia (New Vision)
  • The Night That Sealed Our Brotherhood For Eternity (Radio Dalsan)
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July 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Turkey Completes The Construction Of Military Base In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Training Of Staff From The Federal Ministry Of Constitution Start In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Court Freed Online Journalist Jailed For 14 Days Without Charges (Horn Observer)
  • Internet Outage In Violence-Plagued Somalia Is Extra Headache For Businesses (Reuters)
  • Kenyan Killed By Al-Shabaab After Fallout With Commanders (Daily Nation)
  • A Visit To Refugee Camps In Somalia (World Bank)
July 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines