Archive for September 2012

September 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Sep 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Morning headlines

A journalist ‘executed’ in Mogadishu, the fifth killed this month 27 Sept – Source: Shabelle/RBC/Jowhar Online – 163 words Locals say the dead body of Somali journalist was found Thursday in Mogadishu’s northern Huriwa district, the fifth journalist to be murdered in Somalia’s capital this month. Abdirahman Mohamud Ali, an online journalist working for a […]



September 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Sep 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Monitoring Report

President Hassan continues with consultation on new PM 27 Sept – Source: Radio Dalsan – 122 words Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is still continuing the consultations about the nomination of the prime minter with Somali officials and community representatives. The numbers of the candidates are more as the president is asserting to get effective […]



September 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Monitoring Report

Kibaki seeks world support for Somalia  26 Sept – Source: Standard Media Digital – 175 words President Kibaki has called on United Nations agencies and international organisations working in Somalia to relocate to the liberated areas and provide humanitarian assistance to Somalis living there. The President also appealed to UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon to mobilize […]



September 26, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Morning headlines

AMISOM to take over parts of Beledweyne’s security 25 Sept – Source: Bar-kulan – 91 words AMISOM’s Djiboutian contingent yesterday took over the security of Beledweyne’s Howlwadag neighbourhood from Ethiopian troops manning the city, officials say.Col. Osman Dibdad Hil, commander of Djiboutian troops confirmed to Bar-kulan that his forces will officially take the security task […]



September 25, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Sep 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Monitoring Report

Kibaki urges agencies to move to liberated parts of Somalia 25 Sept – Source: Daily Nation/Capital FM – 271 words Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has called on United Nations agencies and international organisations working in Somalia to relocate to the liberated areas and provide humanitarian assistance. He also appealed to the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon […]



September 25, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Sep 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Parliament meets for the first time since election of new president 24 Sept – Source: Bar-kulan – 110 words Somalia’s parliament yesterday met in Mogadishu, the first time since the recent historic presidential election where members elected a new president in 42 years. In a session attended by 200 MPs, the parliament discussed a range […]



September 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Sep 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Monitoring Report

Al Shabaab threaten to kill Somali lawmakers 24 Sept – Source: AFP – 170 words Somalia’s al Qaeda linked al Shabaab threatened Monday to kill all the country’s new lawmakers, saying that an MP killed at the weekend in Mogadishu was just the first to be targeted. “The successful elimination of Mustafa Haji Mohamed was the […]



September 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Sep 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Somali MP shot dead in Mogadishu 22 Sept – Source: BBC/Al Jazeera/ CNN – 116 words Gunmen have shot dead a member of Somalia’s new parliament in an attack in the capital Mogadishu. Mustafa Haji Maalim was gunned down after leaving a mosque in the southern Waberi district following evening prayers, witnesses said. The speaker […]



September 21, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Sep 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Monitoring Report

Somali journalist shot dead in Mogadishu 21 Sept – Source: Radio Shabelle/Radio Kulmiye – 75 words Gunmen today killed a journalist, Hassan Yusuf Absugeh in Yaaqshid District in Mogadishu. Area residents told Shabelle the gunmen shoot the journalist as he was coming out of his house. The gunmen were armed with pistols and fled the scene […]



September 21, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Sep 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Suicide bombings kill 15 people in Somali capital-police 20 Sept- Source: Reuters- 74 words At least 15 people were killed when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a restaurant in the centre of the Somali capital on Thursday, a senior police official said. “So far we have confirmed 15 dead people including two local […]