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February 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Gov’t Meets International Partners To Review Security Under The New Deal Compact (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Federal MPs Call For End To Clan Violence In Central Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Meeting On Harmful Effects Of Khat Held In Mogadishu (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Immigrants Want Government Help To Restart Money Transfers To Somalia (Midnimo)
  • Beledweyn IDPs In Desperate Situation (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Finance Ministry Official Survives Explosion (Radio Danan)
  • One Killed Two Injured by Gunmen In Mandera Attack (Daily Nation)
  • Untrained Teachers Hired To Avert Crisis (Standard Media)
  • Inside Somalia’s Eyl Families Pay For Piracy Crackdown (Al Jazeera)
  • Disruption In Sending Cash Home Distresses Somali Immigrants (VOA)
  • The Rise Of Somali Women (Anniversary Films)
  • The Other Side Of Somalia’s Pirates (Al Jazeera)
  • BBC Somali Social-Media Audiences To Interview EU Ambassador To Somalia (BBC)

February 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Prominent Somali Scholar Dies In The US (Hiiraan Online)
  • Three Children Die Of Thirst In Bakol (Radio Ergo)
  • Elders In Dolow To Be Flown To Kismayo For Assembly Selection (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Woman’s Dead Body Collected from Liido Beach (Radio Danan)
  • Somalia’s New Information Minister Takes Office (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • President Hassan Meets The Ambassador Of Netherlands To Somalia (Radio Danan)
  • Colonel Olanya Handed Six Month Jail Term (New Vision)
  • Infographic – How Remittances Move From Overseas To Somalia (The East African)
  • 173 People Die In Extremist Attacks In Kenya In 2014: Police (AP)
  • Sumaya Ysl Death: Toronto Police Investigate Death Of Young Somali Trans Woman In Canada (The Independent)
  • Labour Choose British-Somali Londoner To Stand Against George Galloway (The Guardian)
  • My Friend The Suicide Bomber: Meet The Men Recruited To Kill – Video (The Guardian)
  • After Nominating New Ambassador Is the U.S. Really Deepening Ties in Somalia? (Somalia Newsroom)

February 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Fighting Erupts In Guriel Between Somali Forces And Ahlu Suna Militants (Radio Dalsan)
  • Authorities in Middle Shabelle And Elders Discuss Clearing Road Blocks (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Two Children Died Of Thirst In Yeed Bakol (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Mahas Administration: “Government Forces Killed Al-Shabab Ring Leader” (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Government To Come Up With A Plan To Reduce Fire Incidents (Radio Danan)
  • Fishermen In Eyl Complain About Illegal Vessels (Garowe Online)
  • Al Shabaab Kills Somali Soldiers In Puntland Ambush (World Bulletin)
  • Democracy Exposes Kenya To Terrorism – Nkaissery (Star Kenya)
  • Al-Shabaab Getting Publicity It Wanted Somali Leaders Say (CBS Local)
  • Somalia: Majority Of Capital Residents Surveyed Feel Safer Than In 2013 (Christian Science Monitor)
  • The Oscar-Nominated ‘Pirate’ Working To Bring Good Fortune To Somalia (CNN)
  • Hawala Closure: Anti-terrorism Regulation That Boosts Radicalization (Somali Current)

February 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Fire Engulfs Fuel Market In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland Forces Repel Al Shabaab Attack (Garowe Online)
  • Several Arrested In Connection With Murder Cases In Wadajir District In Mogadishu (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Somali Police Force In Dhuusa-Mareeb Launches Security Operations( Radio Goobjoog)
  • Turkish Ambassador To Somalia Visits Kismayo (Radio Bar-kulan/Radio Goobjoog)
  • Khalifa Foundation To Build Water Project In Somalia (Gulf news)
  • AMISOM: Al Shabaab Is Doomed To Fail (The Insider Uganda)
  • East Africa’s Bloc Says Terrorists Won’t Stop Efforts To Stabilise Somalia (Xinhua News/
  • Security Chief Warns Shoppers After Terror Threat (BBC)
  • Al-Shabaab Video Shows How Far It Lags Behind In ‘Jihadi Draft’ (The Guardian)
  • In The Footsteps Of Somalia’s Civil War (CNN)

February 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Mohamud Guelleh Tour Djiboutian Peacekeeping Force Bases (Garowe Online)
  • Former Somali Lawmaker Says He Knew Hotel Suicide Bomber (Xikmo News)
  • Arrests Made After Mogadishu Hotel Bombing (Hiiraan Online)
  • Modest And Fragile Food Security Improvements (Somali Globe)
  • IDPs Evicted From Camps In Kismayo (Radio Ergo)
  • Joseph Nkaiserry Says Terrorists Now Using Mosques (Standard Media)
  • Kenya Endorses New Somalia State (The Star)
  • Dutch Dual Nationals In Mogadishu Hotel Suicide Bombings (AFP/Yahoo News)
  • Al-Shabaab Threatens Malls Some In U.S.; FBI downplays threat (CNN)
  • Turkey Extends Naval Mission In Gulf of Aden (Turkish Weekly)
  • The Hollywood Pirate Returning To Somalia (Newsweek)
  • Choking Off The Somali Hawala (Warscapes)

February 20, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Remittance Services Set To Stop On Thursday (Hiiraan Online)
  • Mogadishu Residents Welcome Ongoing Security Scoop (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Chief Of The Djibouti Defence Forces Major General Zakaria Sheikh Arrives Beledweyn Hiran (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Puntland Military Tribunal In Garowe Withdraws Verdict On Al-Shabaab Members (RBC Radio)
  • Scrap Terrorism Charges Against Journalists EAJA Tells Governments (Somali Current)
  • East African Community Initiates Process To Establish Political Federation (Standard Media)
  • Minister Of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Somali Ambassador Sign MoU (Emirates News Agency)
  • Somalis Panic As Cash Flow Dries Up After U.S. Remittance Lifeline Cut (Reuters)
  • Somali Lawmakers Position Themselves For 2016 Election (Voice of America)
  • Can The Feds Stop Islamic State Recruiters From Preying On Somali Americans? (Vice)

February 19, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Security Sweep In Beledweyne Nets 50 Suspects (Garowe Online)
  • Khat Import Resumes After Temporary Halt Over Increased Cost (Radio Dalsan)
  • Ministry For Security Details The Security Operations in Mogadishu (Radio Goobjoog)
  • FAO Establishes New Butchery In Galkayo (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Somalia President Meets Ethiopian PM (Garowe Online)
  • Mixed Reactions As Kenya Farmers Suspend Somalia ‘Miraa’ Export (Coastweek)
  • Somalia Lauds Kuwait’s Leading Humanitarian Role (Kuwait News Agency)
  • Donor-Backed Body Questions Somali State Contract Awards (Reuters Africa)
  • La Brezza Owner Marco Abdi Dead At 59 (Calgary Herald)
  • Terror Groups Take Advantage Of Power Vacuums Insecurity To Thrive at Home (

February 18, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali president returns from medical checkups in Germany (Al-Shahid)
  • From Zero to 20 – Galgadud Targets Women Teachers (Radio Ergo)
  • Puntland President to Visit Jubaland Next Week (Gaorwe Online)
  • Two Warring Clans Reach Peace Agreement in Dhusamareeb Town (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Banadir Regional Admin May Impose Huge Fines on Car Washes (Radio Danan)
  • First Somali-American To Serve On Metropolitan Airports Commission (Somali Current)
  • Mandera Suspects Held 15 More Days (The Star)
  • Regional Airlines Merge As Somali Airspace Draws Competition (Reuters Africa)
  • Government’s Anti-Extremism Initiative Divides Twin Cities’ Somali Community (

February 17, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland court sentences alleged Al-Shabaab members to death (Garowe Online)
  • Ceasefire takes effect in Guri’el following deadly battle (RBC Radio)
  • Gunmen carry out attack on the headquarters of Jubaland (Radio Danan)
  • Somaliland denies supporting Al-Shabaab (Garowe Online)
  • Newly recruited journalists graduate from Somali Media Academy (Radio Goobjoog)
  • Recently appointed education minister assumes office (Radio Bar-Kulan)
  • Foreign shipping vessels foil pirate attacks off Somalia coast: IMB (Coastweek/Xinhua)
  • Somalia’s Islamist rebels kill four airport workers in capital (Reuters)
  • 20 Al-Shabaab militants killed in airstrike on S. Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • Fear in Tanzania town after alleged Al-Shabaab attack (World Bulletin)

February 16, 2015 | Morning Headlines.

Feb 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Morning headlines

Key Headlines

  • 10 killed as militants ambush AU convoy (Hiiraan Online)
  • Jubaland to liberate Al-Shabaab-held areas in March (Xikmo News)
  • Puntland forces kill 16 militants in raid (Horseed Media)
  • Ahlu Sunna cleric shot dead in Baidoa third in month (Garowe Online)
  • Drivers strike over roadblock violence and extortion (Radio Ergo)
  • Wajir Governor to sue state over Wagalla massacre (The Star)
  • Somali official killed in Mogadishu shooting (World Bulletin)
  • Somali shops ‘are fronts’ – man claims terrorist group is behind some tuck shops (Sowetan Live)