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    100 new police officers graduated in Mogadishu, Sat Feb 6. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    A Somali man helps dock a smaller boat in Mogadishu's port while a much larger container ship gets off-loaded in the background. In the last three years, Somalia has seen a large increase in trade. Photo: AMISOM

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    Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, speaks at a press conference held in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 03, 2016. Photo :UN / Ilyas Ahmed

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    Photo: UNSOM. Puntland Vice-President, Abdihakim Haji Omar, yesterday received the Special Advisor to the DSRSG/RC/HC on Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin, and his team at State House.

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    AMISOM ENDF soldiers help to plough the field of an elderly man in Baidoa. Photo: AMISOM

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    A new centre to be built in Kismaayo for disengaged Al-Shabaab combatants to be built. Photo: AMISOM

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    Residents in the Somali capital Mogadishu walk in Hamar-Weyne Market as shops around the city continue to open and flourish. #NabadSomalia Photo: AMISOM

February 8, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • SNA And AMISOM Soldiers Retake Marka Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Federal Government To Leave No Stone Unturned In Daallo Airline Suicide Bombing (Wacaal Media)
  • President Calls For the Formation Of A Constitutional Court (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Speaker Lauds Role of UN in Somalia (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Man Sentenced To 15-Years For Stabbing Woman In Britain And Fleeing To Ethiopia (Zegabi)
  • Somali FA Donates Office Equipment To Puntland State Branch (Soko25East)
  • Amareswara Rao UNSOS Chief Human Resource Services Section (UNSOS)
  • Reborn Maine Milling City Offers Lessons Amid Refugee Crisis (Associated Press)
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February 8, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia President Appears In Parliament (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Votes To Join OIC (Horseed Media)
  • Federal Parliament Set To Review The Constitution (Goobjoog News)
  • Pilot After Somalia Emergency:Airplane Security Is Zero (Associated Press)
  • Kenya Somalia Deal Paves Way For Local Banks To Set Up In Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • FBI In Somalia To Help Probe Inflight Blast Described As ‘Deliberate Act Of Terror’ (CNN)
  • Somalia Beach Attack: Survivor Tells Of Ordeal At Hands Of Al-Shabaab (BBC)
February 8, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 5, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • AU Special Representative To Somalia Ambassador Francisco Madeira Makes Inaugral Visit To Kismaayo (AMISOM)
  • At Least One Killed In A Car Explosion (Goobjoog News)
  • Mystery Deepens As Investigation Into Blast In Plane Widens (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Of Puntland Government Sends Stern Warning To Those Bent On Destabilizing The State(Wacaal Media)
  • Puntland President In Qardo (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Daallo Airlines Explosion: Dead Wheelchair Passenger May Have Been Failed Suicide Bomber(IBTimes)
  • Four Somali Nationals Fined Sh5.5m Each Over Illegal Travel Documents (Daily Nation)
  • SRSG Keating Welcomes Jubbaland’s Reaction To The Federal Government’s Decision On The Electoral Model (UNSOM)
  • Breast Cancer: The Number One Killer In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Letter to my daughter: what is it like to be a girl in 2016? (The Guardian)
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February 5, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Jubaland Readies Anti-militant Push (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Forces Retake Several Settlements In Galgaduud Region From Al-Shabaab (Wacaal Media)
  • Government Officials Meet Bossaso Youth Urge Them To Shun Violence  (Wacaal Media)
  • Airline CEO : Explosive Residue Found In Somalia Incident  (Associated Press)
  • KDF Soldier Killed In El Adde Buried In Meru (The Star Kenya)
  • Somali Central Bank Chief Seeks New Currency To Rebuild Nation (Reuters)
February 5, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 4, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • New German Ambassador Presents Credentials To Somali President (Horseed Media)
  • Puntland Former Minister Comments On Bossaso Tensions Somalia Election Proposal (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Seeks Investments From Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed (Horseed Media)
  • Federal Appeals Court Affirms Decision In Somalia Torture Case (Jurists.org )
  • Militant Group Al-Shabaab Leading Suspect In Somalia Plane Blast: U.S. Government Sources (Reuters)
  • Disable and Displaced :The Plight Of Somalia’s Most Vulnerable (Refugees International)
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February 4, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Political Chief Visits Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • Somalia Parliament Passes Refugee And IDPs Bill (Horseed Media)
  • Army Shootings To Be Probed In Somaliland (Garowe Online)
  • Bomb Likely Caused Somalia Plane Blast Say U.S. Government Sources (Reuters)
  • Somali Authorities Believe Body Fell From Plane After Explosion (VoA News)
  • What Is A “Fair” 2016 Election Model For Somalia? (Somalia Newsroom)
February 4, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 3, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Investigates Cause Of Blast In Passenger Plane (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Prime Minister Speaks About The Case Presented Against Him (Baidoa News)
  • Minister Of Transport And Aviation Denies Suspension Of Flights Between Mogadishu And Hargeisa(Jowhar News)
  • NGO Worker Survives Car Explosion In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Fishers Union Laud A New Fishing Licence Introduced In Puntland (Villa Puntland)
  • Kenya Warns Against Circulation Of Al-Shabaab Attack Messages (Xinhua)
  • AMISOM Mandate At A Glance (The Star)
  • AMISOM Hands-over Renovated Police Station In Dhobley (AMISOM)
  • US Court Clears Way For Torture Lawsuit Against Alleged Somali War Criminal (The Guardian)
  • Why I moved Back To Somalia And You Should Too (The Seattle Globalist)
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February 3, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • A Famous Businessman Shot Dead In Bosaso Town (Shabelle News)
  • New Campaign Takes Aim At Inequality In Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • Displaced Bakol Families Walk To Luq Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Int’l Maritime Watchdog Calls For Vigilance Against Pirates In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Somalia Capital After Fire (Bloomberg)
  • Why Elections In Somaliland Are Neither Free Nor Fair? (Hiiraan Online)
February 3, 2016 | Morning Headlines

February 2, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Kenya Sign Bilateral Cooperation Agreement (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali President Meets Ethiopian Prime Minister On Security (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia President Confident In AMISOM (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Government Suspends Flights To Somaliland (Goobjoog News)
  • Soldier Killed In Somalia Attack Buried (Standard Digital)
  • Famine Becoming Desperate As East Africa Rains Fail For Third Year (ABC News)
  • Walter Kalin’s Visit To Garowe (UNSOM)
  • Four Al-Shabaab Militia Shot Dead At Boni (The Star)
  • In Somalia Stability Is A  Distant Promise (Stratfor)
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February 2, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At Least One Killed 5 Others Wounded After Huge Blasts In Mogadishu (Xinhua)
  • Somali Forces Urged To Coach And Guide Each Other (Wacaal Media)
  • Puntland President Addresses Hundreds Of Students After Visit To University Of Health Science In Bosaso (Villa Puntland)
  • Families Of Mogadishu Beach Attack Victims Demand Justice (Horseed Media)
  • AMISOM Introduces ‘Radio-In-A-box’ To Enhance Communication With Local Populations (AMISOM)
  • Egypt Detains Somali Refugee Child For Six Months (Al Jazeera)
  • Auditor General: Foreign Companies And Big Men Are Plundering National Assets (Goobjoog News)
February 2, 2016 | Morning Headlines