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    This #WPFDay2016, AMISOM salutes the Somali media who have continually ensured that there is access to information. Photo: AMISOM

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    A British Army team has arrived in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Al-Shabaab. Photo: BBC

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    Somali Police Commission advises the youth to join the Somali Police Force instead of taking risk journeys across the sea. Photo: @mustafaxaaji

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    Students at Simad University in Mogadishu work hard to keep their dreams alive despite massive challenges. Photo: @SalahOsman0

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    The port city of Kismayo is experiencing a construction boom. Photo: Zahra Arte

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    Participants from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations and attend a workshop on Human Rights Due Diligence Policy (HRDDP) held in Mogadishu on April 26, 2016. The two-day workshop brings together AMISOM, UNSOM, UNSOS and to discuss human rights issues on the mission in Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    SRCC Madeira meets with Somali CDF Maj Gen Mohamed Adan. Continued partnerships for improved security in Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

April 26, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Overruns Somali National Army Military Base Four Soldiers Injured – Military Official(Goobjoog News)
  • Businessman Killed Outside A Mosque In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Election Commission Picks Chairman (Garowe Online)
  • Family Fights For Release Of Terror Suspect (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia To Hold General Election This August (AA)
  • He Once Tried To Fix Failing D.C. Schools. Now He’s Trying To Fix Somalia (The Washington Post)
  • There Is More To Warsan Shire Than Beyonce’s Video (BBC)
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April 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Ethiopian Delegation To Hold Talks With Galmudug State Amid Killings By Liyuu Police Goobjoog News)
  • Reconciliation Conference Kicks Off In Marka (Goobjoog News)
  • Malaria Prevalence In Somalia Has Reduced – UNICEF (Horseed Media)
  • Uganda Picks Tanzania For Oil Pipeline Drops Kenya Plan (Shabelle/BBC News)
  • Somalia: Sexual Violence Must Be Subject To Criminal Justice Not Traditional Xeer Systems Says UN Expert (United Nations Human Rights News)
  • Somali President Mohamud: Charlie Rose (Bloomberg)
  • #DontBuyDeath Encourages Somalis To Stay Home (Deutsche Welle)
  • Interior CS Nkaissery meets the Mare-han clan leaders (NTV Kenya)
  • Here’s What You May Not Know About The Migrant Boat That Capsized Two Weeks Ago (BuzzFeed News)
April 26, 2016 | Morning Headlines

April 25, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Security Forces Capture Wanted Al-Shabaab Leader (Shabelle News)
  • Prime Minister Replaces Minister Of Post And Telecommunication (Shabelle News)
  • Ceasefire In Villages Under Galgadud Region Following Elder Intervention (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Parliament Endorses Electoral Commission (Garowe Online)
  • AU Special Representative Visits Hiran Region Commends Strong Partnership Between AMISOM And The Local Community (AMISOM)
  • Five Admit Beating Somali For Wallet And Mobile (Times of Malta)
  • For Somali Soccer Stars Life In America Is A Whole New Game (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
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April 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM And Somalia Call For Coordinated Approach To Defeat Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • Six Al-Shabaab Fighters Blow Themselves Up In Burhakaba Following Police Raid (Goobjoog News)
  • Multiple Suicide Blasts Reported In Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Calls To End Tribal Fighting In Galgadud Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia: At Least 12 Die Of Cholera In Southern Somalia (All Africa News)
  • Construction Of The 700km Kenya-Somalia Border Fence To Continue Says Kenya’s Security Minister (The Standard)
  • UPDF Receives 1800 Soldiers From Somalia (New Vision)
  • Africa Assuming Importance In The Global Security Agenda (Daily Nation)
April 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

April 22, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Militants Kidnap Traditional Elders In Hiran Region (Radio Kulmiye)
  • Police Launch Manhunt For ‘Mastermind’ Of Bardere Bomb Attack (Shabelle News)
  • Hospital Face Medical Shortage Amid Outbreak of Diarrhea In Sakow And Jilib (Goobjoog News)
  • Two Survivors From Ethiopia And Somalia Tell Of Mystery Migrant Shipwreck (Deutschwelle)
  • Former Refugee Gives Back To Others ( Winnipeg Free Press)
  • Somalia – In-Year Update December 2015 (FCO Report)
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April 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President: Hard Times Driving Youth To Migrate (Voice of America)
  • Tax Collectors Gunned Down At Bakara Market (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Announces His Candidacy For 2016 Elections (Shabelle News)
  • EU Consolidates Its Support To Livestock Trade And Marketing In Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • Somali Refugee : ‘All My Friends Have Died’ (BBC)
  • Egypt And Somalia Seek Bilateral Economic Cooperation (Egypt Today)
  • No Bail For Somali Charged With Floriana Health Centre Fracas (Malta Today)
  • When ‘Journalists’ Kill Journalists (The Washington Times)
April 22, 2016 | Morning Headlines

April 21, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • At Least 28 Killed As Somali Forces And Al Shabaab Clash In Central Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Special Representative Receives The Visiting Independent Expert On The Human Rights Situation In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Al-Shabaab Abduct School Children From Harardheere District  (Radio Kulmiye)
  • Puntland Interior Ministry Relocates To New Premises (Garowe Online)
  • Terror Attack Families Yet To Return Home In Lamu East (Daily Nation)
  • Construction Sector Driving Somalia’s Economic Recovery (AMISOM)
  • Ifrah Ahmed : Fighting Genital Mutilation In GM World Capital Somalia (Newsweek).
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April 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Up To 500 Migrants May Have Drowned In Mediterranean Tragedy: UNHCR (Reuters)
  • Gunmen In Somali Army Uniform Kill 3 Children In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Person Killed And Another One Injured In Landmine Blast In Marka (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Electoral College Will Pick House Members (The Gulf Today)
  • Russia Ready To Sell Arms To Somalia After Sanctions Lifted (Sputnik News)
  • Report Shows Many Mombasa Street Children Radicalised (Daily Nation)
  • One Year Later Daughter Pays Tribute To Mum Killed In Terror Attack (The Star)
April 21, 2016 | Morning Headlines

April 20, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Asks UN Security Council Complete Lift Of Arms Embargo On Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Two People Killed In Rocket Propelled Grenade Attack In Afgooye (Goobjoog News)
  • Underwater Earthquake Triggers Tidal Waves At Mogadishu Seaport (Hiiraan Online)
  • Youth In Lasanod Greening Their Town (Radio Ergo)
  • 14000 People To Elect Next Somali Parliament This Year (Associated Press)
  • Commander Of New Uganda Battle Group Arrives In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • How To Fight Extremism (The Star)
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April 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Envoy Welcomes Progress In Preparations For Elections in 2016 (UN News Centre)
  • Mother And Six Children Killed In Fire Blaze By Armed Armed Men Over Clan Fights In Marka (Goobjoog News)
  • Death Toll Confusion After Overnight Mediterranean Sea Boat Capsize Leaves Hundreds Of Migrants Dead (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Parliament To Convene Following TPEC Lineup (Garowe Online)
  • Three Children Injured In Blast In Galgaduud (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Bans Citizens From Traveling to Sudan After 200 Deaths (Bloomberg)
  • Somalia Seeks Russia’s Help In Fighting Al-Shabaab Terrorists Strengthening Economy (International Business Times)
  • Man To Plead Guilty In Fire At Grand Forks Somali Restaurant (The Star Tribune)
  • ‘We’ll Make Our Country Great Again’: Project Shows True Face Of Somalis (The Guardian)
April 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines