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    Somalia’s President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud receives credentials from the new Uganda Ambassador to Somalia. Photo: @engyarisow

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    >President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud joins the celebrations of Africa Day in Mogadishu. Photo: AMISOM

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    The Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson for Somalia, (SRCC), Ambassador Francisco Madeira, shakes hands with an AMISOM official during a recent Sector Commanders meeting held in Mogadishu

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    Police graduates during a recent pass out parade in Kismayu. Photo: @DhananMedia

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    Delegates follow the proceedings during the Somalia side event at the World Humanitarian Summit. Photo: @OCHASom

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    Members of the UNSC met with Somali political actors. Photo: UNSOM

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    SRCC Amb. Francisco Madeira  and the Somali Minister of Women and Human Rights Development Sahra Mohamed Ali Samatar, fleshed out issues in the Sexual Offences Bill, prior to its tabling before parliament. Photo: AMISOM

May 27, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Over Thirty People Arrested In Security Operation In Burdubo Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Government Ministers Start Mediation Efforts To Stop Beledweyne Conflict (Shabelle News)
  • Afgooye Children Get Their School Back As Army Leave (Radio Ergo)
  • Somali Traditional Elders To Forge Unity Vow To Be Proactive In Peace And development Efforts(Goobjooge.com)
  • Uganda Police Commended For Role In Somalia (New Vision Uganda)
  • Nothing to Go Back to – From Kenya’s Vast Refugee Camp (Human Rights Watch )
  • One Woman’s Mission To Promote Traditional Music In Somalia (CCTV)
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May 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Somali Militants Plan Major Attacks On Western Targets In Somalia – Sources (Hiiraan Online)
  • Government Troops Retake Key Town From Al-Shabaab (Shabelle News)
  • Somali Security Ministry Suspends Two Secret Service Officials For Torture (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Police Arrest Suspected Migrants In Central Region (Hiiraan Online)
  • Bomb Explosion Wounds Burdobo Commissioner And His Deputy In Gedo Region (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Top Court To Hear Kenya-Somalia Border Dispute (Daily Nation)
  • 7 People Found Guilty Over Kampala 2010 Bombings (SABC News)
  • Somali Who Caused Fracas At Floriana Health Centre To Be Held At Mount Carmel Hospital (The Independent)
  • Even According To African Culture Expelling Refugees Is Not An Option (Daily Nation)
May 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines.

May 26, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Marks Africa Day In Pomp (AMISOM)
  • Rickshaw Driver Murdered Near Police Checkpoint In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • MP Calls For The Arrest Of NISA Soldiers Accused Of  Torturing Govt Official (Shabelle News)
  • Uganda To Give Verdict On 2010 Shabaab Bombing Suspects (The East African)
  • African Force Says 80% of Somali Regions Seized From Militants (Bloomberg News)
  • Police Arrest Two Suspected ISIS Terrorists Foil Attacks In Nairobi Mombasa (Daily Nation )
  • Teaching Anti-Extremism In Kenya  (The New Yorker)
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May 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Warns Kenya Against Forced Return Of Somali Refugees (Hiiraan Online)
  • Fissures Engulf Elders’ Gathering In Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • Kismayo Water Agency Resumes Lifeline Operations After 25 year (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Intelligence Detains Radio Director For Interviewing Regional MP (Radio Dalsan)
  • Interview: Al-Shabaab Trying To Control Illegal Trade In New Wildlife Products – Interpol (Xinhua News)
  • 11 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Southern Somalia (China.org)
  • Civil Military Working Group Conclude 5-day Humanitarian Coordination Workshop in Kismaayo  AMISOM)
  • FBI ‘Set Up’ Our Sons Somali-American Defendants’ Mothers Say (Voice of America)
  • Turkey-Africa Development Partnership: A Human-Oriented Approach (Goobjoog News)
May 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 25, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Six Al-Shabaab Killed In Fighting Between Clan Militias And Al-Shabaab Officials Say. (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Security Minister Outlines Security Plan For Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Galmudug Signs Deal With An Iraqi Firm For The Construction Of Hobyo Seaport (Goobjooge.com)
  • Two Dead As Govt Troops Exchange Gunfire In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • KDF Troops Kills 21 Shabaab Militants In Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • AU Special Representative for Somalia Calls For A Step Change In Tackling Al-Shabaab (AMISOM)
  • Somalia Reaps Rewards Of Ankara’s Investment (Financial Times)
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May 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia: UN Security Council Commends Advancements Urges Accelerated Peace- and State-building(UN News Center)
  • Kenyan Forces Repulse Al-Shabaab Ambush In Dhobley Southern Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Mogadishu Police Chief Resigns As Election Approaches (Hiiraan Online)
  • Hundreds Flee Floods In Beletweyne (Radio Ergo)
  • US Citizens Should Avoid Travel To Somalia Due To Ongoing Terror Threat (Sputnik News)
  • Responding To Sexual And Gender-based Violence In Crises And Conflict (ICRC News)
  • A Total Of 198 Somali Police Officers Graduate In Kismaayo (AMISOM)
  • Somali Informant Says FBI Paid Him $100K (Kare 11 News)
  • For Many Somali Refugees This Industry Offers Hope — Then Takes It Away (The Washington Post)
May 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 24, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Prime Minister Calls for Humanitarian Aid As Clashes Ravage Beledweyne (Goobjoog News )
  • Mogadishu And Istanbul Mayors Discuss Construction Of Mogadishu’s Wadnaha Street (SONNA)
  • Jubaland Head Of State Appeals To Warring Sides Fighting In Beledweyne Hiiraan Region (Jowhar.com)
  • Consultative Conference To Take Place In Garowe (Goobjoog News)
  • Closing Dadaab Will Dishonour 2013 Deal On Refugees Kenya Told (The Star Kenya)
  • Somaliland: 25 Years As An Unrecognised State (Al Jazeera News)
  • INTERVIEW-Kenya Will Close World’s Biggest Refugee Camp This Year (Reuters)
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May 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Security Is Mother Of All Solutions Somali President Tells World Humanitarian Summit (Radio Dalsan)
  • Two NISA Soldiers Among 4 Injured In Mogadishu Blast (Shabelle News)
  • Galmudug State Terms The Peace With Puntland As Fragile (Goobjoog News)
  • Ex Justice Minister Accused Of Fuelling Beledweyne Clan Fighting (Shabelle News)
  • Decision To Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final Kenya Tells UN Summit (The Star)
  • AFRICOM Must Adapt To New Challenges Outgoing Commander Says (Stars & Stripes)
  • Somalia On Recovery Path After Decades Of Ruin (Daily Nation)
  • Somali National University Back On Feet From Civil War (Xinhua News)
May 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 23, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Throws Parliament Off Balance Draws Support And Ire Of MPs (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Set To Return To Garowe Today (Villa Puntland)
  • Four Killed In Clan Clashes In Abudwak Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Elections on Track for August Despite Opposition (VOA News)
  • Operation Linda Boni A success Says Lamu Administrator (Daily Nation)
  • UAE ambassador To Somalia Meets Puntland President (WAM News Agency)
  • Meet Kenya’s Home Guards Hunting For Al-Shabaab (New Zealand Herald)
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May 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Mohamud Declares 2016 Electoral Model Law Bypassing Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya’s President Threatens To Pull Out KDF From Somalia If EU Fails To Fill Funding Gaps (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia President Planning To Dissolve Parliament (Garowe Online)
  • SNA Raids Al-Shabaab In Somalia 3 Militants Killed (Shabelle News)
  • House Team Urges Kenyans To Support KDF Mission In Recovering Somalia (The Standard)
  • Somali  Army  Kills Senior Al-Shabaab Leader (Sputnik News)
  • Somali Entrepreneurs Receive Training On Doing Business With The UN (UNSOM)
  • AMISOM Holds Forum On Countering Violence (AMISOM)
  • Why Dadaab Closure Has To Be Aligned To Amisom Exit(The EastAfrican)
May 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines