February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • IMF Urges Somalia To Clear Arrears And Take Concrete Action To Reform Economy (Bloomberg)
  • Three Women Appointed Ministers In 52 Member HirShabelle State Cabinet (Goobjoog News)
  • Gunmen Kill Prominent Elder In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Death Toll Rises To 39 In Mogadishu Blast (VOA)
  • AMISOM Shells Al-Shabaab Combatants Near Qoryoley Southern Somalia (Intelligence Brief)
  • Drought in Somalia: Time Is Running Out (Al Jazeera)
February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Blast  In Somalia Kills 34 In Mogadishu Market Place (Associated Press)
  • Somali President Calls On AMISOM To Expedite Operations Against Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Visits Victims Of Bomb Blast Announces USD$100 Thousand Reward For Information Leading To Bomb Plots (Hiiraan Online)
  • Two Arrested In Connection To The Killing Of Former Spokesman Of Himin And Heeb Administration(Goobjoog News)
  • UN Agency Seeks 825 Mln USD For Somali Aid (Xinhua)
  • Somalia A Great Example To Rest Of Africa (Daily Nation)
February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Three Killed In Mortar Attack Near Presidential Palace In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Farmaajo Announces Interim Staff After Taking Reins At Villa Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • No Retirement Deal For Hassan Sheikh Mohamud As State Officers Benefits Bill Still Hangs In Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya Hails Peaceful Presidential Polls In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Families Struggle To Survive Drought In North Eastern Somalia (BBC)
  • Somalia’s New Leader Faces Delicate Balancing Act (Mail Online)
February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Suspends Flights To Mogadishu On Inauguration Day (Garowe Online)
  • Social Activist Abdimalik Coldon Arrested In Somaliland Over President Farmaajo’s Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Second Elder In Two days Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Hiiran Online)
  • Progress Expected In Somalia After Election: AU Mission (Xinhua)
  • Ethiopian President Lauds Defense Forces For Fight Against Al-Shabaab (Africa News)
  • Somalia Presidential Elections: Is Democracy Emerging? (Prospect Magazine)
February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug Forces Engage In Deadly Gunfight With Al-Shabaab In Central Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Dismisses Somaliland-UAE Military Base Deal (Goobjoog News)
  • Late former Puntland President Honoured With State Funeral In Bosaso (Garowe Online)
  • Global Charity Group Warns Of Famine In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • UNHCR Repatriates 4753 Somali Refugees In 2 Weeks (China.org)
  • Will New Reformer Somali President Overcome The Huge Challenges? (The East African)
February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Military Court Sentences Alleged Al-Shabaab Members To Death(Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Urged To Appoint A Competent PM (Shabelle News)
  • Three Female Journalists Allegedly Beaten By Police In Hargeisa (Goobjoog News)
  • Visiting UN Official Calls For Respect Of Human Rights During Military Operations (UNSOM)
  • Somalia Sees Hope On The Horizon But US Partnership Is Needed (The Hill)
February 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

February 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Free Media Vital For Open Governance-President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Heavy Fighting Between SNA And Al-Shabaab In Hiiraan (Goobjoog News)
  • Farmaajo Meets Former President At Villa Somalia Ahead Of Inauguration (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Agrees To UAE Military Base In Northern Port *(Associated Press)
  • Somalia Says It Will Resume Printing Currency Soon (VOA)
  • Kenya May Have To Study Somalia’s New President More (Daily Nation)
February 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s New President Meets with Diplomats In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Arab League Welcomes President Farmajo’s Election Pledges Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Erdogan Congratulates New Somali President (Anadolu Agency)
  • Election Of New Somalia President Sparks Celebrations In North Eastern Kenya (Xinhua)
  • Kenya Court Quashes Government Order To Close Dadaab (Aljazeera)
  • Somalia’s ‘Mr Cheese’ President Has A lot On His Plate (BBC News)
February 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo Declared Somalia President (Aljazeera)
  • Phones Confiscated From MPs Senators Ahead Of Historic Vote (Hiiraan Online)
  • No “Band Aid” Solution To Rehabilitating Former Child Soldiers Activist Warns (United Nations Radio)
  • Grand Island Man Elected President Of Somalia (The Buffalo News)
  • Wary Somali Refugees Pack For Trip To US … Again (Yahoo News/ AFP)
February 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 8, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Explosions Mortar Attacks Rock Mogadishu Ahead Of Elections (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Mohamud Is Not Kenyan Aide Says (Radio Dalsan)
  • Faroole Bows Out As Candidates Work Out The Numbers Less Than 24 Hours To Poll (Goobjoog News)
  • Graft Threats As Somalia Faces Historic Presidential Vote  (Associated Press)
  • AU Forces Kill 4 Al-Shabaab Militants In Central Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Failed State Fame Haunts Somalia’s Steps Toward Democracy (Bloomberg)
February 8, 2017 | Morning Headlines