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    UN OCHA Launch of the 2017 Humantiarian Resonse plan for Somalia. Photo: @UNOCHA

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    Galmudug Vice President Hon. Mohamed Hashi Abdi appealed for continued presence of AMISOM troops in Adaado. Photo: AMISOM

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    First Somalia Business Awards event held in Mogadishu on January 12th at Jazeera Palace Hotel. Photo: @Globsomdiaspora

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    Prof.Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari wins re-election as speaker of Federal Parliament of Somalia. @Crsctsstarafrica

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    4 Candidates including Mohamed Jawari, Abdirashid Hidig, Abdifatah Geesey and Idris Dhaqtar vie for the speaker of the house of people in the ongoing electoral process in Mogadishu. Photo: @bios104

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    Six Kenyan Individual Police Officers (IPOs) recently deployed to serve in Somalia under AMISOM have completed an intensive seven-day induction course aimed at orienting them with the functions of the Mission. Photo: AMISOM

January 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • NISA Clashes With Police Near Parliament Compound In Adado 7 Injured (Garowe Online)
  • Registration Of Candidates Contesting For Upper House Speaker Post Set To Begin Today
  • NISA Seizes Counterfeit Dollars And Arrests Kingpins (Goobjoog News)
  • Hiiraan Administration To Intervene Clan Clashes In The Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Deputy SRSG De Clercq Assesses Humanitarian Crisis In Somalia’s South West State (UNSOM)
  • What We’ve Learnt About Donald Trump’s Africa Policy (Newsweek)
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January 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • FAO Seeks 26 Million USD To Help 1.5 Million Somalis (Xinhua)
  • Somaliland Elect Three Candidates To Upper House (Goobjoog News)
  • Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony For First Polytechnic College Held In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Military Court Sentences Three To 10 Years In Jail For Violent Robbery (Goobjoog News)
  • AMISOM Troops From Ethiopia Donate Food To Needy Residents Of Gobwein Village Lower Jubba Region (AMISOM)
  • Somalia’s Crooked Route To Democracy (World Street Journal)
January 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 16, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Upper House elections for Somaliland community to resume in Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Upper House Sessions To Start Today In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • HirShabelle MP Calls For End To Clan Fighting In Hiiraan (Shabelle News)
  • AMISOM Force Commander Somali Dep. CDF Visit Adaado In The Wake Of Political Disturbances In Galmudug (AMISOM)
  • Refugees Risking Lives To Reach Bright Lights Of Johannesburg (The Guardian)

January 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • The 4.5 Clan-based Option To Apply For Vacant Seats Until 2020 – FIEIT (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Official Surrenders In Qoryoley Town (Shabelle News)
  • One Dead 3 Wounded In Leego Explosions (Garowe Online)
  • 4 Al-Shabaab Killed In Southwest Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Terror Attacks Killed 122 In Kenya Last Year: US Embassy (Daily Nation)
  • Somali Leader’s Re-election Bid Under Threat Amid Opposition Alliance (All East Africa)
  • UNHCR Repatriation Of Somali Refugees In Kenya Nears 40000 (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Lurches From Chaos To First Democratic Rule In Decades (USA Today)
January 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 13, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • National Leadership Forum Speaks On The Galmudug Political Situation (Jowhar.com)
  • Tarsan Hails Election For The Parliament Leadership (Shabelle News)
  • 2 Injured In Grenade Attack In Jowhar (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Willing To Expand Ties With Pakistan In Multiple Areas (Radio Pakistan)
  • Minneapolis Council Member Abdi Warsame Pledges To Build New Somali Mall (Star Tribune)
  • The Great Wall Of Kenya: ‘A weird Solution To A Much Bigger Problem’ (Daily Maverick)
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January 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Parliament Concludes Lower House Speakers Elections (Xinhua)
  • Four Injured As Al-Shabaab Opens Fire On Civilian Bus (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland President Highlights Government Achievements In Past Three Years (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Regional State Urged To Resolve Differences Through Dialogue (Xinhua)
  • Somaliland Elections Cannot Be Delayed On Any Pretext Diplomats Warn (All East Africa)
  • UN Set To Launch Humanitarian Response Plan For Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Ethiopia Somalia Consider Launching Joint Infrastructure Projects: PM (All East Africa)
  • Somali Refugee Dead In Italy Blaze (EBL News)
  • The Misrepresentation Of A Migrant Success Story (News Deeply)
January 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 12, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Election Of Lower House Deputy Speakers Kicks Off In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Six Killed In Inter-clan Fighting In Abudwaq Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Bari Security Forces Arrest Alleged Killer In Bosaso (Puntlandi.com)
  • US Launches ‘Self-defense Strike’ During Raid Against Al-Shabaab (Long War Journal)
  • Chinese Energy Firm Begins Drilling In Ethiopian Somali Region (Ezega.com)
  • The Dual Citizenship Debate In Somalia (Wardheer News)
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January 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Jawari Re-elected Head Of Somalia’s Lower House (Daily Nation)
  • US State Dept Issues New Travel Warning Against Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland Parades Weapons Seized From IS Fighters (Garowe Online)
  • Galmudug President Warmly Welcomed In Adado (Shabelle News)
  • More Than A Million Somali Refugees Unable To Return Home (The Citizen)
  • Local Somalis Cheer Fellow Refugee’s Historic Role (My Informs)
  • As ISIS Struggles For Influence In Somalia Al-Shabaab Remains The Main Threat (World Politics Review)
January 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Parliament Set To Pick Its Speaker (Garowe Online)
  • An Elder Says “No-confidence Vote” Could Further Destabilize Galmudug (Goobjoog News)
  • International Community Representatives To Witness Parliamentary Speaker Elections (Jowhar.com)
  • Al Franken Lays Into Trump For Attacking Minnesota’s Somali-American Community (Thinkprogress.org)
  • Amid Dwindling Donor Support One Million Displaced Somali Refugees Grow Hopeless UN Agency Warns (UN News Centre)
  • From Refugee To Immigration Minister: Ahmed Hussen Appointed Cabinet Role (The Globe and Mail)
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January 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Last Minute Canvassing By Politicians Ahead Of Speaker’s Election (Radio Dalsan)
  • President Guled Declares State of Emergency In Galmudug (Shabelle News)
  • Presidential Hopeful Farole Jets Off To Kenya (Garowe Online)
  • Kenya Arrests 2 Suspects Accused of Plotting Nairobi Attack (The Associated Press)
  • King Salman Center for Relief OIC Sign Executive Program In Somalia (Saudi Press Agency)
  • Somalia’s Diaspora Are Slowly Returning To Mogadishu (Hurst Publishers)
January 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines