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    First Somali Female Pilot Marwo Asli returns to Somalia after two decades in exile. PHOTO: Dalsoor News

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    Outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Somalia, Mikael Lindvall receives farewell gift from President Farmajo. PHOTO: @engyarisow

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    Somalia’s Ambassador designate to the UK, Abdirahman Aynte takes part in a webchat held at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Photo: @Aynte

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    Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed hands over a certificate to a soldier who took part in a training held in Puntland

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    President Farmajo with Upper House Speaker Abdi Hashi Abdullahi and Mohamed Sheikh Osman (Jawari), Speaker of Lower House during the opening of the 2nd session of Parliament. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre lays down the foundation stones for new government offices in Kismayo city. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Hassan Ali Kheyre presides over the weekly Cabinet meeting held in Kismaayo. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

July 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • US Somalia Forces Raid Al-Shabab Kill Several: Official (Associated Press)
  • Somali Parliament Sends Letter On Gulf Crisis To President Farmajo (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Government To Start Repairing The  Fibre Optic Cable (Jowhar.com)
  • Council Of Minister Approves Slight Changes In Somali Media Law (Horn Observer)
  • Somalia Detains Ship That Caused Internet Outage Demands Compensation (Africa News)
  • The Empowered Women of Little Mogadishu (Pacific Standard)
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July 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • We Achieved Success In Peace Progress Says President Farmajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Says There Are No Differences On The National Army Reintegration  (RBC Radio)
  • Hirshabelle MPs Call For An Immediate End To Clan Fighting In Middle Shabelle (Shabelle News)
  • 3 Dead PS Mariamu El Maawy Shot In Shabaab Attack (Daily Nation )
  • Pirates And Terrorists Are Working Together Now In Somalia (The Vox)
July 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 13, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • First Federal Cabinet Ministers Meeting Held Outside Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Business Community in Fear After Al-Shabab Imposed New ‘Zakat’ (Somali Update)
  • Special Forces And US Troops Destroy Al-Shabaab Base in Kuunyo Barow (Jowhar.com)
  • Truck Bomb Blast Kills 5 Outside Somali Capital (Middle East Monitor)
  • Residents Flee Homes As Forces Prepare To Flush Out  Al- Shabaab (Daily Nation)
  • Expanding Opportunities For Somalia’s Youth As The Somali National University Gets Back Its Main Campus (Reliefweb)
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July 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Urges the Two Chambers of the Parliament to Cooperate for Constitutional Review (Somali Update)
  • Assailants Kill 2 In Mogadishu Including A Tax Collector – Witnesses (Horn Observer)
  • Lack of Internet Resulted In Economic Decline Says Travel Agencies (Goobjoog News)
  • Suicide Car Bomber Attacks Government Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu Kill At least 3  (Horn Observer)
  • Somali School Teachers Arrested For ‘Al-Shabab Meetings’ (BBC News)
  • The Return To Somalia: Home Sweet Home? (Amnesty International )
July 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 12, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Ethiopian Birr In Use In Parts After Fake Shilling Floods Market (Radio Dalsan)
  • Al-Shabaab Bans Somali Shilling In Hiiraan After Fake Currency Floods Markets (Radio Dalsan)
  • Birth Spacing To Save Women From Dying in Childbirth And Improve Lives (Somali Update)
  • WANTED: Police On The Hunt For 6 Suspected Al Shabaab Recruiters (Capital FM)
  • Accidental Internet Cut-off Hits Somalia Hard (Daily Mail)
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July 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • U.S Secretary Of State Affirms US Commitment To Back Somalia Security (Somali Update)
  • Allied Troops Launch Offensive Against Al-Shabaab In Gedo (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Elder Calls On Government To Relocate People Evicted From Public Buildings (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia Gets Back University Used As AMISOM Military Base For 10 Years (Africa News)
  • Nairobi Summit To Discuss Somalia Elections (The East African)
  • Somalia On The Road To Political Recovery Return Of A Nation’s Pride (Somali Update)
July 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Goobjoog Reporter Is Freed After Spending 3 days In Somaliland Jail (Horn Observer)
  • Foreign Firms’ Taxation to be Back-dated To The Start Of Their Presence in Somalia (Somali Update)
  • Gunmen Kill Tax Official In The Capital Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Food Crises Getting Worse in Somalia Kenya ( VOA News)
  • Analysis: Piracy In The Indian Ocean (Shephard Media)
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July 11, 2017 | Morning Headline

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Prepares for One Person One Vote Polls by 2020 (Voice of America)
  • Retired Somali General Resigns A Day After President Appoints To Lead Fundraising For Soldiers (Somali Update)
  • Minister Hosh In Baidoa For Constitutional Review Talks (Garowe Online)
  • Kenyan Military Says It Launches Strikes Against Al-Shabaab Forest Base (Reuters)
  • Somali Pirate Kings Are Under Investigation For Helping ISIS And Al-Shabaab (CNN.com)
July 11, 2017 | Morning Headline

July 10, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmajo Vows To Support The National Army (Garowe Online)
  • Al-Shabab Kills Three People In Central Somalia (Horn Observer)
  • AMISOM Donates Food And Non-food Items To Drought-affected Displaced Families Living Near Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • UN Urges Parliament To Help Meet Expectations Of Somalis (Xinhua)
  • Somali Forces Say They Killed 18 Insurgents In Northern Puntland Region (Reuters)
  • Infrastructure and Resources: China in Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
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July 10, 2017 | Morning Headline

  • President Farmaajo Opens The Second Parliamentary Session of The House Of The People (Goobjoog News)
  • Prime Minister Criticized For Frequent Visits To Public Places (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Detains Journalist Upon Returning from Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • Nine Kenyans Beheaded By Somali Al-Shabaab Terrorists (The Guardian)
  • Somalia’s Internet Outage Costing Country $10 A day (New York Daily New)
  • Bender–Beyla Communities Resentment Against Subdivision Of Their Districts (Hiiraan Online)
July 10, 2017 | Morning Headline