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    Dignitaries led by SRSG Michael Keating, SRCC Ambassador Francisco Madeira and head of regional government arrive in Cadaado city the interim capital of Galmudug regional state to attend the inauguration ceremony of Galmudug President Ahmed Du’ale Geelle Haaf. Photo : @SRSGKeating

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    Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Jose Madeira (left), Somalia's Minister of Information, Abdirahman Omar Osman (center), and The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating (right), cut into a cake during celebrations to mark Africa Day held at the AMISOM headquarters in Mogadishu, Somalia, on May 25, 2017. PHOTO: AMISOM

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    Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled participates in garbage cleaning in Mogadishu. PHOTO: @HarunMaruf

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’ speaks at the inauguration ceremony of Doraleh port, 15km from Djibouti City. PHOTO: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre poses for a photo with children in Mogadishu. PHOTO: @SomaliPM

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    President Farmaajo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Arab Islamic American Summit. PHOTO: @TheVIllaSomalia

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    Italian navy train Somali maritime police off the coast of Bosaso city. PHOTO: @HarunMaruf

May 30, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia President In Cadaado For Inaugural Ceremony (Sahal News)
  • Cabinet Ministers Hold An Extraordinary Meeting In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Al-Shabaab Fighter Shot Dead In Somalia’s Mogadishu (Xinhua)
  • Four Displaced People Killed In Mogadishu (The Messenger )
  • UN Refugee Agency: Spiraling Violence Claims Hundreds Of Lives In Somalia (Emirates News  Agency)
  • How A Literacy Programme In Somalia Changed The Life Of A Teenage Girl (UNESCO Media Service)
May 30, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 29, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmajo To Attend The Inauguration Ceremony Of Galmudug President (Jowhar.com)
  • Galmudug Forces Tighten The Security Ahead Of State President’s Inauguration (Goobjoog News)
  • Former Deputy Speaker Dies In Mogadishu (Jowhar.com)
  • Drought Displacement Impacting Somali Children (VOA)
  • Case of Iranian Fishermen Imprisoned by Somali Pirates Being Worked On (Islamic Republic News Agency)
  • Islamist Militants Bury a Man Neck-deep and Stone Him To Death For ‘Cheating On His Two Wives’ in Somali (The Daily Mail)
  • Al-Shabaab Remains A Threat As Attacks Increase (The East African)
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May 29, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Government Forces Carry Out Security Sweep in Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Gunman Kills Two at Food Aid Distribution Site in Abudwak (Somali Update)
  • Prime Minister Meets International Partners In Mogadishu  (Garowe Online)
  • Construction Company Says Resurfacing Sodonka Road  To Cost $5 Million (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Court Sentences 5 Insurgents to Death for Attempted Bombings (Reuters)
  • In Somalia Islamist Rebels Are Blocking Starving People From Getting Food (Washington Post)
May 29, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 26, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • High ‘Ranking’ Al-Shabaab Explosives Expert Among Terror Suspects Arrested (Capital FM)
  • Three Women Brutally Killed in Separate Incidents (Somali Update)
  • Al-Shabaab’s Increased Attacks In Mogadishu Is An Attempt To Disrupt Security Operations Minister Says (Hiiraan Online)
  • Africa Day Is Marked In Somalia With A Call For Increased Investment In The Country’s Youth (AMISOM)
  • Somali Fishermen Complain About Illegal Vessels (Al-Jazeera)
  • Aid Agencies Reach Somalia IDP’s With Cash Relief Programs (VOA news)
  • A Game Changer – The Prospects And Pitfalls of Mobile Money In Somalia (Blog/World Bank)
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May 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Talks Between Emir & Somalia President Fruitful (The Peninsula)
  • Somaliland: Journalist Oldon Freed On Presidential Pardon (Somali Update)
  • Puntland Ministers Slam Mogadishu’s Claims Of Sabotaging Talks In Seychelles (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Military Court Executes Militant Over Attacks (Xinhua)
  • Turkey To Send 15000 Tons Of Aid To Somalia In Ramadan (Anadolu Agency)
  • The Sex Slaves Of Al-Shabaab (BBC)
May 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 25, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Two Killed in a Renewed Inter-Clan Battle in Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • President Farmajo held meeting with Emir of Qatar in Doha (Garowe Online)
  • Al-Shabab Claims Somalia Kenya Attacks (VOA News)
  • Kenyan Police Nab 2 Suspects Over Attacks (Xinhua)
  • The Women Saving Somalia’s Animals From Drought (BBC)
  • U.A.E. May Fly Warplanes From Somalia As Africa Reach Grows (Bloomberg)
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May 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Process To Register Political Parties Starts (Somali Update)
  • Prime Minister Visits Troops At Frontline In Lower Shabelle Region (Garowe Online)
  • After Meeting Journalists Somali PM Assures Freedom Of Press (Somali Update)
  • Somalia President Arrives In Doha (Gulf Times)
  • Blast in Somali Capital Kills Five Injures Six (Reuters)
  • Somalis Are Fleeing Famine — Only To Find Death In A Place Of Refuge (Washington Post)
May 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 24, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Prime Minister to Visit Troops At Balli Doogle Airbase (Shabelle News)
  • Prime Minister Khayre: “We Will Not Accept Armored Vehicles In Mogadishu Streets” (Jowhar.com)
  • Banadir Regional Administration Appoints 15 District Commissioners (Jowhar.com)
  • AMISOM Supplies Water For Mogadishu Community (The Citizen)
  • Three Kenyan Police Killed In Landmine Attack Claimed By Al-Shabaab (Reuters)
  • Horn Of Africa: Ports In Puntland & Somaliland To Compete (African Business News)
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May 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Suicide Bomber Kills Five In Somalia’s Northern Puntland Region (Reuters)
  • ISIL Claims Responsibility For Bomb Attack In Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Somali President Arrives in Djibouti on State Visit (Shabelle News)
  • Militants Attack 14 Villages In Southern Somalia (VOA News)
  • Mattis On Somalia (VOA News)
  • Somali Pirates Hijack Iranian Fishing Vessel: Somali Official (Reuters)
  • Hell To Heartland: Humanitarian Crisis In Somalia Goes Beyond Hunger (KSTV)
May 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 23, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Condemns Manchester Terror Attack Says Ready To Stand By UK (Somali Update)
  • Fighting Between SNA And Al-Shabaab Kills At Least Two (Goobjoog News)
  • Measles Outbreak Kills 20 Children In Lower Shabelle (Goobjoog News)
  • UNICEF Seeks 148 Million USD To Help Somali Women and Children (Xinhua)
  • Suqia Provides Drinking Water to Over 90000 in Somalia (Emirates News Agency)
  • Improved Security Helps Aid Access in Southwest Somalia (VOA News)
  • Footprints: Turning away from home (Dawn)
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