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    A Somali athlete trains ahead of the Olympic games in Brazil. Photo: AMISOM

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    A wreckage of a car, following today’s deadly bombing at the Mogadishu airport. Photo: Jowhar.com

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    A family awaits repatriation to Somalia. Photo: @UNHCR_Kenya

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    The Special Representative of the ‪UN‬ Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict,Leila Zerrougui address the press on the  final day of her Somalia trip. Photo: UNSOM

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    #Somali women leaders at a workshop to enhance women's political participation in Somalia. PHOTO: @UNSomalia

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    The first Somali financial sector symposium organized by the Somali Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. PHOTO: Radio Muqdisho

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    AMISOM’s Police Component train Somali Police Force on biometric data collection and compilation, for effective management of SFP human resources. PHOTO: AMISOM

July 27, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • NISA Seizes Vehicle Laden With Explosives From A Hotel In Mogadishu (Dhacdo.com)
  • Somali Forces Conduct Operation To Clean Up Roadblocks In Lower Shabelle (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Appoints New Immigration Head (Shabelle News)Puntland Hold Talks With UNDP On Development Projects (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Condemns Terrorist Attack Near Mogadishu Airport (UN News Centre )
  • UN Estimates 42000 Kenyans Falsely Registered As Refugees In Dadaab (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia – Will Its Refugee And Displacement Crises Ever Be Solved (Transconflict)

July 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Ex-Somali MP Behind Mogadishu UN And Airport Suicide Attack (Radio Dalsan)
  • UN AU Condemn Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Lifts Inter-Regional State Tournament Trophy (Radio Dalsan)
  • Twin Blasts Near Mogadishu Airport Affect International Flights (Radio Dalsan)
  • US Committed to Helping Somalia Defeat Al-Shabaab Amid Airport Attack  (Sputnik International)
  • UN Agency Appeals For Added Funds For Return Of Somali Refugees From Dadaab Camp (UN News Centre)
  • KDF Soldiers Injured After IED Blows Military Tank In Lamu (The Star)
  • Ottawa Police Union President Calls Racism Speculation In Fatal Arrest ‘Inappropriate’ (CBC News)
July 27, 2016 | Morning Headlines

July 26, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Two Explosions Kill 8 Near Mogadishu Airport ( AFP/Yahoo News)
  • UN And AMISOM Deny Any Staff Casualty In Mogadishu Bomb Explosions (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Seeks Comprehensive Military Support As Arab League Summit Opens In Mauritania (Radio Kulmiye)
  • Leego District Officer Wounded In Landmine Explosion (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s Rio de Janeiro Bound Olympics Team Aims For The Stars (AMISOM)
  • Somali Man Stabbed During Argument In St Julian’s (Malta Independent)
  • Community Leader Gives Voice To Africans (The Garden City Telegram)
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July 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Beheads Respected Elder In Southern Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Foreign SNA Forces Raid Al-Shabaab Base In Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Protests In Somaliland As Military Court Issues Death Sentences (Goobjoog News)
  • Hawadle Clan Crowns Sultan To Forge Unity Political Future (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali-Canadian Man Dies After Police Arrest (ITV)
  • QRCS Serves Over 175000 Somalis (The Peninsula)
  • Piracy Armed Robbery Off Somalia Coast Falls Drastically (Xinhua News)
  • In Kenya The World’s Largest Refugee Camp Is Invited To Please Shut Down (Stars & Stripes)
July 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

July 25, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Two Killed In Al-Shabaab Attack On SNA Military Base In Middle Shabelle (Goobjoog News)
  • Road Closure Marks The Launch Of ‘Somali Week’ In Canada (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland State TV Presenters Strike Over Unpaid Salaries (Garowe Online)
  • Newly Deployed Police Officers From Kenya Fully Induct Into AMISOM (AMISOM)
  • Somaliland Book Festival Aims To Promote Culture Preserve Language (VOA)
  • City’s Somali Community Embraces New Child Care Standards ( Charlotte Observer)

July 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Calls For Amisom Reinforcement To Secure August Polls (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Presidential Elections To Be Held In December Source (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali Intelligence Agency Seizes Explosives Laden Car In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Turkish Embassy In Somalia To Control Gulen-run Schools (Shabelle News)
  • Somaliland Military Court Sentences 8 Soldiers To Death (Goobjoog News)
  • Former Somali Lawmaker Survives Bomb Attack (Prensa Latina News Agency)
  • Burundi Rotates Two Battalions For Somalia Peacekeeping Mission (Xinhua News)
  • AMISOM Stay Should Not Be Time bound – Somali Foreign Minister (New Times)
  • The Story Of A Somali Olympian Refugee Who Died At Sea Is The Subject Of A New Graphic Novel(Quartz Africa)
July 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

July 22, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Clans In Warsheikh Accept Ceasefire (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug President Is Recovering From His Heart Surgery (Goobjoog News)
  • Hiran Elders Raise Stakes For State Formation Endeavor (Garowe Online)
  • 1900 Burundian Troops Finish Year-long Peacekeeping Duty (CCTV)
  • Somali Refugee Who Arrived In Europe On People Smugglers’ Boat Passes Masters Course (Express)
  • We Are Burning The Midnight Oil To Beat Electoral Deadline- Somali Polls Chief (Goobjoog News)
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July 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • 3 Al-Shabaab Terrorists Killed In Southern Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • Clan System Cannot Deliver 30 Percent Quota For Women Stakeholders Warn (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Official Visits Hargeisa For Miraa Business (Radio Dalsan)
  • 34 Somali Returnees Leave Kakuma Camp For Baidoa In Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Police Kill Two Suspected Members Of Somalia’s Al-Shabaab (Reuters)
  • SRSG Zerrougui Calls For Better Protection Of Children Affected By Armed Conflict (UNSOM)
  • 12-year Term For Somali Rapist Pretending To Be Police Officer After Kidnap Bid (Daily Express)
  • Morocco Somalia Sign Agreement On Religious Cooperation (Xinhua News)
  • ‘We Are Demanding Change’: The Somali Woman Taking On International NGOs (The Guardian)
July 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

July 21, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Leaders Introduce Mandatory Application Fee For Legislative Candidates (Goobjooge)
  • Somali Women Advocate For Greater Political Participation In Upcoming Legislative Elections (AMISOM)
  • SNA And Jubaland Forces Attack Buuloguduug; Al-Shabaab Destroys Wirkoy Bridge (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland Parliament Sacks High Court Judges (Garowe Online)
  • Washington State Woman Arrested for Funding Al Shabaab Terror Group  (Breitbart News)
  • Dar es Salaam Aware And Ready For Any Terrorist Threat Says Mahiga (Daily News)
  • Somalia Women Want Tougher Laws On Sexual Violence (Al Jazeera)
  • Campaign For House Seat Divides Minnesota’s Somali Community Even As It Confirms Political Stature (Minn Post)
  • Is Somalia Set for Another Breakaway State? (Somalia Newsroom)

July 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Government Appoints Committee To Address The Disputed Status Of The Somali Capital (Goobjooge)
  • Rally Held In Somali Town To Denounce Somaliland Raid (Shabelle News)
  • Somali Embassy In Kenya Promotes Enhanced Access To Financial Services In Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland State Parliament Suspends Judiciary Board (Shabelle News)
  • Soma Oil Executive Cleared Of “Extremist Links” By UN Investigation (BuzzFeed)
  • Stop Calling People Imperialist Islamophobes For Mourning Terrorist Attacks On Their Doorstep More Than Elsewhere (The Independent)
July 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines