August 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Militants Raid Beach Restaurant In Mogadishu After Setting Off Car Bomb (The Independent)
  • Somalia Hunts For Fake-Cash Bank Teller (Shabelle News)
  • Landmine Blast injures Five Soldiers In Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • UNDP Chief Vows Support To Development In Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • UN: Somali Refugees Leaving Kenya Due To Threats Pressure (VOA)
  • Black Lives Matter Protests Death Of Abdirahman Abdi Across Canada (The Globe & The Mail)
August 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President: UAE Supports Our Country’s Construction Process And Fight Against Terrorism(Goobjoog News/WOMA)
  • Army Colonel Shot Dead In Somali Capital (Anadolu Agency)
  • Victims Of Galkayo Attacks Are In Serious Condition –  Medics (Goobjoog News)
  • Garowe Hospital Offers Fistula Treatment For Patient Mothers (Goobjoog News)
  • Five Arrested After Grenade Attack In Mogadishu (Xinhua News)
  • UNHCR Says 18000 Refugees Leave Dadaab Camp For Somalia In 2016 (Prensa Latina)
  • 11th Somali Man In Minnesota Charged With ISIL Support (USA Today)
  • Former ICU Financier Slams ‘insupportable’ Al- Shabaab ‘Kill Bombing’ Policy (Hiiraan Online)
August 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia AU Forces Kill 8 Al-Shabaab Militants (Xinhua News)
  • Kenya Seeks US Support To Transform AMISOM Into UN Mission (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia AU Troops ‘Regain Ground’ From Al-Shabaab (Shabelle News)
  • Education Minister Asks Universities To Set Admission Standards (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Mission Vows To Deter Al-Shabaab From Disrupting Somalia Polls (Xinhua News)
  • Jubaland Minister Says Kenyans Were Involved In Mogadishu Hotel Attack (Daily Nation)
  • SRSG Keating Holds Discussions With Senior Jubbaland Officials (UNSOM)
  • These Young Somalis Are Creating Their Own Traditions In The Midwest (Refinery29)
August 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM SNA Partnership Key To Securing Somali Electoral process – Force Commander (AMISOM)
  • Spokesman: AMISOM Kills 8 Militants Near Baidoa City (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Speaks 24 Hours After Twin Blasts In Galkayo (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Forces Intervene In Deadly Somali Clan Fight In Northern Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Additional Funding For Kenya And Somalia (US Dept of State)
  • 7 Al-Shabaab Suspects Arrested In Security Swoop In Beledweyne Town Hiiraan Region Central Somalia(Intelligence Briefs)
  • Security At Mandera Border Enhanced To Deter Al-Shabaab Incursion (The Star)
  • UNSOM Launches Training Workshops For Journalists On Election Reporting (UNSOM)
  • Former Somalia Envoy To Kenya Mohamed Ali Nur To Face Incumbent Mohamud Hassan Sheikh In Presidential Race (The Standard)
August 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Twin Suicide Bombs Claimed By Al-Shabaab Kill 20 People In Somalia (Reuters)
  • Three People Injured In Mortar Shell Attack At Transport HQs In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Amid Concerns Somaliland Insists ‘Timely’ Presidential Election (Hiiraan Online)
  • First Mobile Court Established In Jowhar District (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Urges Somalia To Abide By Poll Calendar (The Gulf Today)
  • NSSF Staff Arrested Over Terror Links (The Standard)
  • Uniformed UNSOS Personnel Honored For Distinguished Service (UNSOM)
  • General Mohamed Ali Samatar- A history Of Survival And Firsts Through The Storms (Goobjoog News)
August 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • One Killed Four Injured In Mogadishu Car Blast: Police (Xinhua News)
  • President Asks Election Commission To Work For Candidates Equally (Shabelle News)
  • Election Commission Registers Political Parties (Shabelle News)
  • Hiiraan Middle Shabelle Inter-regional State Formation Impasse Enters New ‘Crisis’ Phase (Hiiraan Online)
  • Visiting Uganda Senior Commander Commends AMISOM Soldiers For Helping Secure Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Trump Visit To Minnesota Gets Cold Shoulder From Somalis (Associated Press)
  • For 3 Days Books Replace Blasts In Somali Capital (VOA)
August 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AU Special Representative Urges International Community To Help Somalia Hold Successful Electoral Process (AMISOM)
  • AMISOM Is Prepared To Secure Somali Elections (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia Parliament Concludes Ahead Of 2016 Polls (Garowe Online)
  • Bardere Police Chief Survives Bomb Attack (Shabelle News)
  • AU Mission Denies Shelling Residential Areas In Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • UPDF Officer Charged Over Death Of 10 Soldiers Gets Bail (New Vision)
  • House Refugees At Your Risk Says Saleh (The Star)
  • Mohamed Ali Nur – How I Plan to Fix Troubled Somalia (The Citizen)
August 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Over 300 Al-Shabaab Suspects Nabbed In Mogadishu: Official (Xinhua News)
  • Ugandan Soldiers Handed Jail Terms Over Oil Scam In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland Welcomes Kenya To Lead War On Al-Shabaab (Shabelle News)
  • Somali Shops Vandalised After Fatal Shooting (Goobjoog News/IOL)
  • Somaliland: IFJ Urges End To Judicial Harassment Of Journalists (IFJ)
  • Police Link Youths’ Disappearance To Shabaab Recruitment (Daily Nation)
  • Somali Man Denied Refugee Status Has Decision Overturned On Appeal By High Court (The Journal)
  • Somalia FA Launches Third Phase Development (SuperSport)
August 17, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 16, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • US Confirms Operation In Southern Somalia Declines Its Forces Were Involved (Goobjoog News)
  • Somaliland President Makes Fourth Cabinet Reshuffle In Less Than A Year (Goobjoog News)
  • National Union Of Somali Journalists Condemns Arrest Of Media Worker (Mareeg Online)
  • Jailed Somali Pirates Face Grim Life Conditions In Kenyan Prison (Goobjoog News)
  • Report Says East African Countries Face Increasing Threat From Al-Shabaab (The Washington Post)
  • Government Forces Capture 4 Locations From Al-Shabaab In Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • UNHCR Steps Up Repatriation Of Somali Refugees From Kenya (Xinhua News)
  • A Welcome Somali Voice At The Minnesota State Capitol (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
August 16, 2016 | Morning Headlines

August 15, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Assents To Human Rights Bill (Goobjoog News)
  • Opposition Wants President To Leave Office After Term Ends (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland Military Court Executes Officer Over Killing (Shabelle News)
  • Somali Caught With 38g Of Cannabis Remanded In Custody (Goobjoog/Malta News)
  • U.S Special Forces Kill 30 Al-Shabaab Militants In Southern Somalia (Xinhua News)
  • Rio 2016: Somali Sprinter Hailed As ‘Inspiration’ Despite Finishing Slower Than Most High School Girls(The Independent)
  • Ethiopian Government Donates Food Aid To Hiiraan Residents (AMISOM)
  • Isiolo Terror Suspects Had Been To Somalia In 2012 For Radicalisation Police Say (The Standard)
  • How UPDF Somalia Mission Was Planned (Daily Monitor)
August 15, 2016 | Morning Headlines