July 31, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Expresses Concern Over Absence Of Two States From Mogadishu Conference (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Government Forces Claim Victory Over Al-Shabaab In Bakol (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Puntland Warns Federal Government Against Term Extension (Horseed Media)
  • China May Suspend Aid To Somalia After One Chinese Was Killed In Attack (Somali Current)
  • Water Shortage Hit Eel-Hur Locality (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland Did Not Contribute To The Capture Of Baardheere SNA’s Gedo Spokesman Claims (Wacaal Media)
  • Kenya Military Given Sh9bn From US To Fight Al-Shabaab (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia President : No Election In 2016 (Associated Press)
  • Somalia: Islamic Terrorists Are Easy Corruption Is Hard (The Strategy Page)
July 31, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Unanticipated Evacuation Of Foreigners From Hotels In Mogadishu (Radio Dalsan)
  • High-Level Partnership Forum Opens In Somalia (UNSOM)
  • Thousands Cheer Former Puntland President (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Women Graduates Demand Access To Jobs (Radio Ergo)
  • Wanlaweyn Administration Arrests Armed Men (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland Head Of State Unveils Conference In Kismayu (Wacaal Media)
  • Three Al-Shabaab Militants Killed Five KDF Officers Injured In Lamu (The Star Kenya)
  • Somalia’s Planned 2016 Elections Will Not Be A Popular Vote (Reuters)
  • UN Says Somalia Making Progress Despite Election Delay ( Yahoo News/AFP)
  • Kenyan Experts Call For New Tactics To Degrade Al-Shabaab (Shanghai Daily)
  • Somalia Reaches Milestone With First IMF Review In Decades (International Monetary Fund)
July 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Security Council Renews Mandate Of UN Mission In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somali President UN Envoy To Co-host First-ever Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum In Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • IFJ Mourns Killing Of Two Journalists In A Terrorist Attack In Mogadishu (Somali Current)
  • Somalia Leader Slams Deadly Attack In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Fafah-Dhun Administration Warns Of Food Shortage (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Urges Muslim In The Region To Rise Up (Radio Dalsan)
  • Anti-Terrorism Tops Agenda Of Somali FM’s Visit To Djibouti (Shanghai Daily/Xinhua)
  • Somalia Bomber Had Ties To Germany Report Says(Deutsche Welle)
  • Seeking A Better Life: From London To Somaliland ( Channel4)
July 29, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 28, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Minister Calls For Parliament To Approve New Anti-terrorism Bill (Horseed Media)
  • Bu’aale: Al-shabaab Executes Man In Public (Wacaal Media)
  • Jubaland Refuses To Attend Mogadishu Leadership Forum  (Garowe Online)
  • President Obama Recognises Jamila Abass For Her Contribution In Community Development (Somali Current)
  • UN Envoy Kay Condemns Terrorist Attack On Jazeera Hotel In Mogadishu (RBC Radio)
  • Obama Vows To Keep Up Pressure On Somalia’s Al-Shabaab (Associated Press/Al-Arabiya)
  • UK Pledges To Deepen Support To Somalia (Public Finance International)
  • ‘German-Somali’ Behind Mogadishu’s Jazeera Hotel Blast (BBC)
  • Seattle-area Somalis Seek To Shape Politics Back Home (The Seattle Times)
July 28, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Blast: Mogadishu Hotel Rocked By Bomb (BBC News)
  • Somali President Condemns Al-Shabaab Attack On Hotel Jazeera (Somali Update)
  • Al-Shabaab And Government Forces Battle In Gedo Region (RBC Radio)
  • President Hassan Witnesses Army Integration in Kismayo (Goobjoog News)
  • Let The Muslim Community Be Part Of The Anti-terror Campaign Obama Tells Kenyan Government(Somali Current)
  • Newly-Appointed Kenya Ambassador Arrives In Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • Somali Legislator Killed In Drive-by Shooting In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • Obama Commits U.S. To Intensified Fight Against Terrorists In East Africa (Washington Post)
  • The ‘Back Door’ To Kenya: Security Threat From Porous Somali Border (CNN)
  • As Health Needs Rise In Somalia Funding Hits New Low Cutting Off 1.5 Million From Care – UN (UN News Centre)
  • AMISOM Police to train 600 Somali Police Force officers in Jubbaland (AMISOM)
  • UNSOM Trains Journalists In Kismayo (UNSOM)
July 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Research Finding On Citizen’s Perception Of Peace And Stabilization Initiative In Somalia Released (AMISOM/UNSOM)
  • Somali Defence Minister Unveils Plans To Retrieve New Strategic Towns From Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Leader IGAD and UN Diplomats Arrive In Adaado (Mareeg Media)
  • Puntland President Ponders Dissolving Eyl District Council (Garowe Online)
  • Jubaland Forces Set To Launch Offensive On Haregeisa Yarey Town Of Lower Jubba Region (Wacaal Media)
  • Dawn To Dusk Curfew Imposed On Just Recovered Bardhere (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Government Says It Is Ready For Al-Shabaab Defectors (Mareeg Media)
  • U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against Al Qaeda Affiliate Al-Shabaab In Somalia (Los Angeles Times)
  • KDF Kill 24 Al-Shabaab Militants In Somalia (Capital FM)
  • Fake Democracy And Governance” Can’t Create Stable Somali State (Hiiraan Online)
July 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UPDATE: Bardhere Falls To Allied Forces In A Final Assault As Al-Shabaab Flees (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Lawmaker Calls For Extension Of Parliament’s Mandate (Horseed Media)
  • Gulleid To Be Officially Crowned As Galmudug Head Of State In A Ceremony To Be Held In AdaadoTomorrow (Wacaal Media)
  • Gedo: Hundreds Flee Homes Over Conflict Fears (Radio Ergo)
  • Somalia Needs Urgent Efforts To Protect Civilians From Violence (Somali Update)
  • Well-known Elder Gunned Down In Bardhere As Allied Troops Close In On The Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali-Based Pirates Down But Not Out (Hellenic Shipping News)
  • Miraa Has Same Effects As Illicit Brew MP Says Calls For Ban In Kenya (The Star Kenya)
  • Somalia: Unlikely Pageant (Garowe Online)
July 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Coalition Forces Advance to Al-Shabaab Stronghold (Mareeg Media)
  • Kenyan Warplanes Carry Out Airstrikes In Gedo Region (RBC Radio)
  • Over 1200 Somali Returnees Arrive In Northern Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • Somalia To Rebuild Somali Language And Culture Academy (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug State Denies Abudwaq Capture By Ahlu Sunna (Wacaal Media)
  • Government Officials To Take A 25% Wage Reduction Following Foreign Aid Cuts (Horseed Media)
  • Japan To Extend Anti-piracy Mission Off Somalia (Joc.com)
  • Uhuru Meets Youth In Walk of Hope Campaign At State House (The Star)
  • City Dwellers Throng Afgoye The New Getaway Destination For Mogadishu Residents To Mark Eid(Goobjoog News)
  • How Somali Piracy Became Big Business (Business Standard)
July 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 21, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Shuts Down Andalus Radio Amid Imminent Clash With Allied Forces (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia President Receives Credentials From UK Ambassador (Horseed Media)
  • Parliament Fails To Swear In Independent Commissions As House Fails Quorum (Goobjoog News)
  • Government And AMISOM Forces Capture Key Entry Point As Battle To Liberate Diinsoor Gains Momentum (Wacaal Media)
  • Dozens Of Somali Refugees In Denmark Fear Deportation (Horseed Media)
  • Somali Prime Minister Returns To Mogadishu (RBC Radio)
  • Deploy KDF To Guard Waters MP Tells State (Standard Digital)
  • Kenya And Somalia Feuds Far From Over (The Star Kenya)
  • US Policies In Somalia Doomed To Failure: Activist (Press TV)
  • Is Puntland’s Ali Gaas Slowly Becoming Unpopular? (Somali Current)
July 21, 2015 | Morning Headlines

July 20, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • One Dies As Somali Forces Clash With Ahlu-Sunna Fighters In Hananbuur (Goobjoog News)
  • Uneasy Calm Returns In Ufurow Following Takeover By Government And AMISOM Forces (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Government Puntland and Jubaland Agree Joint Communiqué (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Cabinet Emergency Meeting Cuts Salary And Increase Member of Parliament Tax (Radio Dalsan)
  • Coalition Forces Advancing To Al-Shabaab Stronghold City Of Bardere (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Extends Amnesty For Al-Shabaab Fighters (Mareeg Media)
  • Uganda Sending Helicopters To Join Fight Against Al-Shabaab In Somalia Ahead Of President Obama’s Visit To Kenya (International Business Times)
  • Ethiopian Troops Lead Big New AU Offensive Against Al-Shabaab In Somalia; Heavy Fighting Raging(Mail & Guardian Africa)
  • Shoppers Businesses Return To Nairobi’s Westgate Mall (wpxi.com)
  • Somali Community Leaders Push Voter Initiative (Press TV)
  • A Joyous Eid In Somalia: Ugaaso Abukar Boocow’s Instagram Photos Capture The Celebrations In Mogadishu (Huffington Post)
  • The (Im)possibility Of The Ethiopian Somali Pt. I (Maandeeq.com)
July 20, 2015 | Morning Headlines