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    The Head of Somalia’s Police Force, Maj. Gen. Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Hamud has urged Somali Police Officers to take the trainings being conducted around the country by AMISOM Police as seriously as possible. Photo: AMISOM

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    AMISOM’s Head of Mission, the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira met with the newly appointed Head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), Mr. Hubert Price at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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    Police commissioner inspect a guard of honor during an opening ceremony for commencement of training for new somali police recruits. Photo: Radio Moqdisho

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    Somali Women Police officer stand guard at a recent function in Mogadishu. Photo: Ashley Hamer

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    AMISOM Police conduct capacity building training for Somali Police officer on the on going election process. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somali Interior Minister Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein and Speaker of the Federal Parliament, Mohamed Osman (Jawari ), attends the election of HiirShabelle speaker and his deputies in Jowhar. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Graduates supported by USAID Somalia complete their 2 year Pre service teacher studies from Mogadishu University. Photo: USAID Somalia

October 21, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Well Known Somali Elder Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Hirshabelle President Reaches Beledweyne After Talks With Somalia’s President (Garowe Online)
  • Southwest Government Says It Will Tighten The Security  Of Lower Shabelle Region (Goobjoog News)
  • ‘Crusaders’ Member Alerted FBI To Group Accused In Kansas Plot Targeting Somalis (NBC News)
  • Somalia Police Officers Undergo Special Election Training (CCTV)
  • All In The Family: Politics In The South West State (Wardheer News)

October 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug Senators Raise Red Flag Over Galkayo Fighting Call For Truce (Goobjoog News)
  • Italy To Help Somalia Hold A Peaceful Election In 2016 (Shabelle News)
  • Three Women Voted In Former Warlord Locked Out In Puntland Senate Polls (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Mission Seeks To Improve Humanitarian Aid Delivery In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Speak Up Against Hate Crimes Minnesota Somalis And Supporters Say (Star Tribune)
  • Asha Abdulle Siyad – Pushing The Boundaries For Somali Women (Relief Web)
October 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines

October 20, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Heavy Fighting Erupts In Galkayo Town (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Parliament To Vote For Upper House Representatives (Jowhar.com)
  • Somaliland Group Protests Morgan’s Candidature In Puntland Senate Polls (Goobjoog News)
  • Italy Releases Somali Man After 18 Years In Prison (Shabelle News)
  • Al Jazeera Journalist Hamza Mohamed Freed In Somalia (Al Jazeera)
  • Kenya Accused Of ‘Dumping’ Somali Refugees Back Over The Border With No Support (The Guardian)
  • Somaliland Hopes Brexit Will Pave Way For UK To Grant International Recognition (The Guardian)
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October 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Jubbaland And South West States Finish Senate Polls As 5 Quit Race In Baidoa (Goobjoog News)
  • HiirShabelle New President To Meet Federal Leaders In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Upper House Candidates Concluded Their Campaign Speech (Garowe Online)
  • Al Jazeera Journalist Hamza Mohamed Detained In Somalia (Aljazeera)
  • Death Toll In Attack On Southern Somali Town Rises To 11 (Reuters)
  • Somalia Faces Election Challenges (VOA)
October 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines

October 19, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Government Troops Retake Afgoye As Death Toll Jumps To 15 (Shabelle News)
  • Senatorial Elections Kick Off In Jubbaland State (Goobjoog News)
  • Mogadishu Based Newspaper’s Editor Freed After Days In Jail (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Inmates Offered Courses To Boost Skills Before Release (CCTV)
  • China Donates US$2M To WFP For Somalia Aid (Xinhua)
  • AMISOM Trains Somali Police Officers On Securing The Electoral Process (AMISOM)
  • Somalia’s Rocky Road To Democracy (BBC)
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October 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Newly Elected Senators From Galmudug On First Assignment In Jowhar (Goobjoog News)
  • AMISOM and UNOCHA Hold First Regional Civil-Military Working Group Meeting In Baidoa (SONNA)
  • Somali Intelligence Detains Al Jazeera Journalist (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali Troops Battle Al-Shabaab Fighters In Afgoye (Aljazeera)
  • One Killed As Police Engage Shabaab Gunmen In Mandera (Daily Nation)
  • ‘The Mayor of Mogadishu’ –Predicting Hope Beyond Somalia’s Struggles (Capital FM Kenya)
October 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

October 18, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Prime Minister Applauds HiirShabelle’s Newly Elected President (Goobjoog News)
  • No other administration other than Hirshabelle is allowed in the region – Hiiraan Governor (Radio Kulmiye)
  • Residents Flee Southern Somalia Village As Fighting Intensifies (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali-Americans Accuse Trump Of ’empowering’ Isis Recruiters (The Independent UK)
  • Somali Pirates Holding Five Kenyans 39 Seafarers For Ransom UN Chief Says (Daily Nation)
  • Has Shabaab Been Weakened For Good? The Answer Is ‘Yes’ And ‘No’ (The Conversation)
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October 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland President Agrees Peace Deal With Galmudug (Garowe Online)
  • New President Elected For Hiirshabelle State  (Goobjoog News)
  • Pro-govt Army Recapture Town After Al-Shabaab Retreat (Shabelle News)
  • 3 Suspects In Bomb Plot Against Somalis To Face Kansas Court (Associated Press/Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Closes Newspaper Arrests Editor (CPJ)
  • Meet The Courageous Women Fighting Terrorism In Africa (Take Part)
October 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines

October 17, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Election For HirShabelle President To Be Held Today (Dhacdo.com)
  • Puntland Announces Revised Upper House Candidates List (Garowe Online)
  • Galkayo Religious Leaders Call For Cessation Of Hostilities (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug Shrugs Off UN’s Call To Remove Senator’s Name Over Questionable Record (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Is Obama’s Latest Victim As US Expands Army Presence (telesurtv.net)
  • Reject A President And Parliament Elected Through Bribe And Nepotism (Hiiraan Online)
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October 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Gets First Senators As Galmudug Concludes Upper House Polls (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Presidential Candidate Decries Corruption In Upper House Elections (Radio Dalsan)
  • Jubbaland Holds Graduation Ceremony For Youth Vocational Training In Kismaayo (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Confirms It Objected Names Of Former Warlords In Senate Race (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Government Shuts Down Newspaper Arrests Editor (Reuters)
  • 26000 Somali Refugees Confirm Intention To Return Home (Daily Nation)
  • In Somalia U.S. Escalates a Shadow War (New York Times)
October 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines