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    Ambassador, Francisco Madeira, in a group photo with other participants during a recent workshop in Nairobi. Photo: AMISOM.

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    Somali Police forces complete specialized training in Djibouti. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali President inspect a guard of honor during his recent visit to kismayo. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    A delegate casts her vote in the ongoing Banadir Regional elections. Photo: AMISOM

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    A police officer searches people going into an elections venue. Photo: AMISOM.

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    Planning Ministers from Somalia’s Federal States attend a session to discuss the National . Development Plan. Photo:‏@MoPIC_Somalia

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    Simad University students listen to an address following an incident at the University. Photo: Ali Noor Abdi

December 1, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Electoral Process Begins In Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu As Banaadir Region Elects Its First Mps (AMISOM)
  • Somalia To Reopen Border Controls After 25 Years (Radio Dalsan)
  • Panamanian Vessel Pays $65000 Fine To Somalia For Illegal Fishing (Goobjoog News)
  • Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Spying For Al-Shabaab (Shabelle News)
  • Insurgents Behead Somali Village Elders Over Islamic Tax (Reuters)
  • I Will Build A Better Somalia Says Presidential Candidate Said Abdullahi Mohammed (Standard Media-Kenya)
December 1, 2016 | Morning Headlines

November 30, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Security Officials Met In Mogadishu Ahead Of Mogadishu Upper And Lower House Elections (Dhacdo.com)
  • Somali Federal Parliament Secretary Explains Registration Procedure For The Newly Elected MPs(Kismaayo News)
  • Police Defuse Landmines In Central Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Regrouping In Somalia To ‘attack Kenya’ Police Warns (Daily Nation)
  • Concern Over Safety Of Elders In Somalia Electoral Process As Premier Writes To Concerned Authorities (Nep Journal)
  • The Child of Somali Immigrants Who Makes OSU And The USA Proud (The Daily Beast)
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November 30, 2016 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • US Fighter Jets Destroy Al-Shabaab Camp In Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Lifts Suspension On Lower House Election (Garowe Online)
  • An Elder Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia’s Presidential Election Is Postponed Again. What Now? (Foreign Policy)
  • Kenya Police Issue Alert Over Al-Shabaab Attack Plans (Xinhua)
  • Bomb Kills Four Somali Soldiers As Forces Mull Attack On Islamic State (Reuters)
  • Things To Know About Somalis In The US (The Globe and Mail)
November 30, 2016 | Morning Headlines.

November 29, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Transport In Mogadishu Set To Be Paralyzed As Motorists Strike (Dhacdo.com)
  • Security Forces Storm Mogadishu’s Simad University (Jowhar.com)
  • Italian President Receives Credentials From New Somali Ambassador (Dhacdo.com)
  • The EU Is Continuing Its War With Somali Pirates (The Journal.ie)
  • Thirsty Somalis Trek 60 Km For Water As Drought And Conflict Bite (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
  • Somaliland Diaspora: Predatory Political Parasites (Hiiraan Online)
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November 29, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Presidential Election To Be Delayed Committee Says (Bloomberg)
  • Over Twenty People Killed In Clashes Between Al-Shabaab And Locals In Central Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • MPs Elected In Lower House Elections In Jowhar Cadaado (Garowe Online)
  • Kenyan police seize cache of weapons in border region (Xinhua)
  • Somali Forces Approach Port Town Ready To Attack Islamic State (Reuters)
  • China Donates $1.2M To AU Mission In Somalia (Africanews)
  • Mercy Corps: Development Can Help Break The Cycle of Violence For Somali Youth (PRweb)
November 29, 2016 | Morning Headlines

November 28, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Security Forces Impound Explosives In Hiiraan (Jowhar.com)
  • Egypt Sends 15 Teachers To Somalia As Part Of Education Sector Development(Goobjoog News)
  • Jostling Disputes Mar Selection Of Delegates For Northern Regions (Jowhar.com)
  • Passengers Stranded At JKIA After Somalia Airplane Crash Landed On Runway (The Star Kenya)
  • Obama Expands War With Al Qaeda To Include Shabab In Somalia ( New York Times)
  • War On Terror Being Won By Brain Power Not Gunpowder Say Security Bosses (Daily Nation)
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November 28, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Locals Clash With Al-Shabaab Over Alms Collection Over 10 People Killed (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s Electoral Body Nullifies Election Results In Jowhar Election (Garowe Online)
  • Five people killed in landmine blast in Middle Shabelle (Goobjoog News)
  • Severe Water Shortage Reported In Gedo Region (Shabelle News)
  • Galmudug Appeals For Aid Amid Severe Drought (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Diplomat To Launch Political Policy In City (Standard Media Kenya)
  • Somali-American Competes In Hijab And Burkini For Minnesota Beauty Pageant (Yahoo)
  • Somalis Still The Losers In Farce Of Poll That Will Not Mend State (Daily Nation)
  • Blind Somali Math Teacher Adding To His Legacy In Minneapolis (Star Tribune)
November 28, 2016 | Morning Headlines

November 25, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • FIEIT And IEDRM Planning Serious Actions Against Electoral Fraud (Garowe Online)
  • Conflict Resumes On The Outskirts Of Beledweyne (Hiiraan Online)
  • Puntland President Is Set To Visit China (Garowe Online)
  • Jubbaland State Concludes Final Phase Of Lower House Elections (AMISOM)
  • Women Candidates Triumph On The Seventh Day Of Voting As Balloting Enters Last Leg In South West State (AMISOM)
  • Hennepin County Gallery To Feature Somali Culture (Star Tribune)
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November 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Senior Somali Security Officer Killed 3 Others Injured In Explosion (Xinhua)
  • Lower House Elections Close In Jubbaland 10 Women Elected (Goobjoog News)
  • “Al-Shabaab Is Threatening Our Lives” Somalia Election Delegates Claim (Radio Dalsan)
  • NATO Ends Anti-Piracy Mission In Indian Ocean (VOA)
  • AU Somali Military Officers Devise Joint Plan To Combat Al-Shabaab (Xinhua)
  • International Community Backs Commitment Of Somalia’s Electoral Bodies To Enforce Rules Of Electoral Process And Nullify Results Of Manipulated Voting (UNSOM)
  • Protest Anxiety In Dadaab As Refugees Troop Back To Somalia (The EastAfrican)
November 25, 2016 | Morning Headlines

November 24, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • 11 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Southern Somalia (Xinhua)
  • 7 Killed In Fighting Between Herders And Al-Shabaab Over Livestock (VOA Somali)
  • An Elder Gunned Down In Lower Shabelle Province (Shabelle News)
  • Fear Of Cholera Outbreak Prompts Somaliland To Turn Away Yemen Refugees (Hiiraan Online)
  • Lower House Elections For Somalia’s Federal Parliament Reach The Halfway Mark As Thirteen More MPs Are Elected In Four States (UNSOM)
  • How To Hold An Election Somali-style (BBC)
  • Watch The Trailer For The New Mo Farah Documentary ‘No Easy Mile’ (The Telegraph)
  • In Somalia Voting Under Way But Democracy Delayed (France24)
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