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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo meets Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Somalia’s former President, Sheikh Shariff Ahmed meets Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed in Mogadishu. Photo: Jubbaland Presidency.

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    Somalia new president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Officially assumes office in a colorful ceremony attended by senior government officials. Photo: @MudaneFarmaajo

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo meets with Outgoing President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Speaker of Somali Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari at Villa Somalia yesterday before the official hand over today. Photo: @MudaneFarmaajo

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    A new battle group from Burundi arrives in Mogadishu to replace soldiers who completed a year tour of duty in Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Meets with representative from the International community to discuss with ways to counter the current drought situation the country. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo met with Italian Ambassador to Somalia , Carlo Campalina. Photo: M_Farmaajo

February 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia To Inaugurate President Farmaajo On 22nd February (Goobjoog News)
  • Senior Al-Shabaab Commanders Surrender In Baidoa (Garowe Online)
  • Electoral College Delegate Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug And SNA Forces Launch An Operation Toward Harardhere (Dhacdo.com)
  • New Burundi Battle Group Arrives In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Iran Gets 8 Sailors Freed From Somali Pirates: MP (Press TV)
  • Lessons Derived From Somalia Polls (Standard Digital)
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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 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Freezes Government’s Bank Accounts Ahead Of The Inauguration (Garowe Online)
  • Grenade Attack At Checkpoint Kills One In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland President Holds Talks With UN Envoy (dhacdo.com)
  • Newly Elected MP Dies In Mogadishu Hospital  (Goobjoog News)
  • Why Mogadishu Attracts Foreign Workers (BBC News Day)
  • Famine Grips Somalia After Two-year Drought (Toronto Star)
  • A New Test For Somalia Unity (Hiiraan Online)
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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 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Unprecedented Display Of Public Support For President Farmajo (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Farmajo Speaks To VOA Somali (VOA Somali)
  • Somali Shilling Gains Against The Dollar In Mogadishu After The Election of President Farmajo (BBC Somali)
  • President Farmajo Hosts Dinner For His Competitors In The Presidential Election (Jowhar.com)
  • ISWA President Sharif Hassan Urges The Public And International Partners To Work With The New President (Hiiraan Online)
  • UN Chief Urges Somalia’s New President To Form Inclusive Government (Belfast Telegraph)
  • New President Of Somalia Inspires Optimism Among Somali Community In Minnesota (Star Tribune)
  • The Big Cheese: Why President Farmaajo Holds So Much Hope For Somalia (African Arguments)
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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 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Inauguration  Committee Set To Be Announced Today (Jowhar)
  • Streets Of Mogadishu Bursting With Optimism Hope After Historic Election (Hiiraan Online)
  • Five Big Challenges Newly Elected President Farmajo Should Address Immediately BBC Somali Analyses (BBC Somali)
  • Mogadishu Transport Restrictions Lifted Following President Farmajo’s Election (Jowhar.com)
  • UN Mission Pledges Support As New President Will Face ‘daunting challenges’ (UN News Centre)
  • Somalia’s GDP Growth Seen Slowing To 2.5 pct In 2017 – IMF (Reuters)
  • Somalia’s New Leader Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Vows To Rebuild Failed State (Daily Nation)
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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 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Lawmakers Make Way To Polling Centre Total Shut Down In Mogadishu As Nation Holds Breath For New Leader (Goobjoog News)
  • Six Killed In Dawn Attack On A Hotel In Bossaso  (Goobjoog News)
  • Security Crackdown Underway Near Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Faces Presidential Election Under Threat Of Attack (Associated Press)
  • Somali Elections: Mogadishu Traffic Ban Ahead Of Presidential Vote (BBC)
  • Somaliland: The Inflation Vs Mobile Money Banking Fiasco (Hiiraan Online)
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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