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    A university student makes a point during the dialogue on federalism and good governance held in Mogadishu on 26 May 2015. The dialogue was organized by Ministry of Interior and Federal Affairs (MOIFA) and UN officials. Photo: UNSOM

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    United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA) Director Amadou Kamara greets AMISOM Military officials on arrival at Baidoa Airport. Photo: AMISOM

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    410 UN Guards from the Ugandan Peoples Defence Force (UPDF) were awarded medals on Tuesday, to mark the end of their one year tour of duty in Somalia. Photo: UNSOM

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    Traditional dancers perform entertainment during celebrations to mark AU Day held in Mogadishu. Photo: AMISOM

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    UPDF Chief of Defence Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala visits Uganda contingent in Barawe, Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    AU Special Envoy to Somalia Amb. Maman Sidikou and SRSG Nicholas Kay met H.E Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Foreign Minister of Ethiopia. Photo: AMISOM

May 29, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somaliland Calls EU To Mediate Talks With Somalia Government (Somali Current)
  • Puntland Launches Bosaaso Port Expansion Project (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Orders A Boat Loaded With Somalis Not To Dock At Its Port (Goobjoog News)
  • Galgaduud Region: Several People Dead In Tribal Clashes (Wacaal News)
  • Somali President Arrives in Abuja (RBC Radio)
  • Somalia May Pay 90% Of Oil Revenue To Explorer Under Draft Deal (World Oil)
  • Portland Swears In Its First Somali-born Police Officer (The Columbian)
  • Shift To Training Regional Forces As Somali Piracy Decreases (Defence Web)
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May 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At least 20 Killed In Fighting Near Somalia-Ethiopia Border (Horseed Media)
  • Somaliland Opposition Ruling Party Agree To 2016 Elections (Garowe Online)
  • Ethiopian Troops ‘Massacre’ Civilians Near Somalia Border (Radio Danaan)
  • Somali President To Attend Buhari Inauguration (Radio Dalsan)
  • Leading Al-Shabaab Figure Dies In Somalia (Capital FM)
  • NGOs Lose Licences Over Terrorism Claim (Daily Nation)
  • Progress And Retrogression in Somalia (Brooking Institution)
  • One Woman’s Resolve to Improve Somalia Healthcare (Somali Current)
May 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

May 28, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Leader Who Met Osama Bin Laden Dead After Long Illness (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somalia: Puntland President Fires Bari Governor And Bosaaso Mayor (Horseed Media)
  • EU Donates $6M To Somalia Government (Somali Current)
  • Somali Government Forces Engage In Direct Gun Battle In Mogadishu  (RBC Radio)
  • Somalia: Female Journalist Summoned To Puntland Court (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland To Pick Berbera Port Partner By End Of Year (Reuters)
  • Terrorism Conviction Upheld For Ex-janitor At Minneapolis Mosque (Star Tribune)
  • Somalia: A Threat By Any Name (Financial Mail)
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May 28, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Military Retake Area From Al-Shabaab In Hiran Region (Horseed Media)
  • We Shall Continue With The Motion Even If Premier Reaches Agreement With Jubbaland Says Dahir Amiin Jeesow (Goobjoog)
  • Puntland Rejects Somali Govt’s Population Estimate Survey  (Garowe Online)
  • Middle Shabelle Governor Calls Upon Somali People To Help River Shabelle Flood Victims (Goobjoog News)
  • At Least 11 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Kenyan Court Denies Bail To 4 Women Linked To Terrorism (Xinhua)
  • Somali Regional State Of Ethiopia: The Corrosive Impact Of Internalized Oppression
May 28, 2015 | Morning Headlines

May 27, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Talks Collapse Between Government And Opposition In Somaliland (Goobjoog News)
  • Deputy PM Held Meeting With Top Financial Committee (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Launches New Campaign To End Female Genital Mutilation (Radio Danaan)
  • Kenya Police: No Officers Killed In Al-Shabaab Attack (Somali Current)
  • Sharmarke and Madoobe Hold Talks To Iron Differences Between The Federal Government And The Regional State (Wacaal News)
  • Security Council Renews Mandate Of UN Mission in Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Kenyans Lament Al-Shabaab’s Recruitment Of Youths (Voice of America)
  • Somali Filmmaker Hopes ‘Lobby’ Prompts Dialogue (Twin Cities Press)
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May 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Federal Govt Forces Attack Al-Shabaab Base In Bay 26 May – Source: Garowe Online- 137 Words Somali government forces clashed with Al-Shabaab militants near Bay regional district of Bardale of southwestern Somalia, killing two fighters according to official, Garowe Online reports. Bardale mayor, Mohamed Isaq Arro-Ase told VOA Somali Service that government troops raided Al-Shabaab […]

May 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

May 26, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somaliland Govt Opposition At Loggerheads Over Term Extension (Garowe Online)
  • Jubbaland Receives Delivery of Rare Military Hardware from UAE (Goobjoog News)
  • The President: “I Thank Our African Brothers For Supporting Us And I Hope That Somalia Will Soon Be Playing Its Full Role In The Continent” (Radio Dalsan)
  • Puntland President Hints At Shakeup Over Incompetence (Garowe Online)
  • Senior Somali Kenyan Politician In Hot Water After Failing To Submit Al-Shabaab List (Somali Current)
  • Al-Shabaab Executes 4 For Spying For Kenya And Ethiopia  (Wacaal News)
  • Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 20 Kenyan Policemen in Northeast (Bloomberg)
  • Al-Shabaab Takes Control Of Strategic Town In Southern Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somalia’s New International Bank Brings More Debit Cards to War-Torn Country (All Africa/Radio France International)
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May 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Banadir Administration Resettles Somali Yemeni Refugees (Somali Current)
  • A Somali Businessman To Send A Ship To Evacuate Somalis In Yemen (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Frees Two Detained Journalists (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Government Soldiers Withdraw From Janaale Locality (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland State Officials And Donors Open Talks In Addis Ababa (RBC Radio)
  • Repatriation Of Somali Refugees From Dadaab Camp Set To Continue (Daily Nation)
  • Al Maktoum Charity UNESCO’s East Africa Office Discuss Plans To Launch Illiteracy Eradication Project In Somalia (WAM)
  • Limping Along With Somalia On The mind (Daily Nation)
May 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

May 25, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Fighting Breaks Out In Marka Town (Radio Danaan)
  • Yemen Launches Consulate In Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • Expert Says Somali President Has No Control Over Security (Radio Dalsan)
  • Products In Somalia To Be Inspected As Govt Contracts Turkish Firm (Somali Current)
  • UN Official Condemns Killing Of Parliamentarian Reiterates Support For Political Process (UN News Centre)
  • KDF ‘Aiding’ Sh22b Illegal Charcoal Trade (Standard Digital)
  • The Surgeons Of Mogadishu (Al Jazeera English)
  • The Legal And Constitutional Context Of The Garowe Agreement (RBC Radio)
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May 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Somalia Concludes Own Soldiers Behind MP’s Murder 24 May – Source: Radio Danaan- 191 Words One day after gunmen  shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Somalia’s government declared military soldiers in its army were behind the cold blood murder, spokesman said Sunday. Mohamed Yusuf, a spokesman for Somalia’s […]

May 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines