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    Somali PM, Hassan Ali Kheyre meets the German Ambassador to Somalia,Jutta Gisela Frasch.

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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo make his first local official visit to Baidoa to assess the security and drought situation in South West Regional Administration. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali Premier host weekly cabinet meeting at Villa Somalia to discuss the country's budget, security situation, how to curb corruption in government ministries among other things. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre accompanied by the Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Mohamed Abdi visited Mogadishu Liido Beach. Photo : Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister Yusuf Garad host Turkish Ambassador to somali HE Olgen Beker in his office in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

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    The Minister for Youth and Sports, Khadija Mohamed Diriye welcomes CAF President to Somalia. Photo: Radio Muqdisho.

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo addressing the media at Villa Somali following the conclusion of a meeting with regional leaders state. Photo : Radio Muqdisho

April 18, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • PM Names Ministerial Committee To Oversee Galmudug And ASWJ Talks (Jowhar.com)
  • Car Accident Near Bandiiradlay Town Injures Two (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Denies Reports Of Islamic State Capture Of Areas In Qandala (Hiiraan Online)
  • FGS Forces Conduct Security Operation In Leego (Goobjoog News)
  • Russia Calls On Loosening Of Arms Embargo On Somalia (Intelligence Brief )
  • Somalia Famine Fears “Threaten Years Of Progress” (South African Broadcasting  Corporation)
  • Somaliland’s Port Deal Sparks Land Rush (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
  • Terror Fight Near Key Africa Strait Seen Stymied By Pay Feud (Bloomberg)
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April 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Federal and State Leaders Endorse New National Security Architecture (Goobjoog News)
  • US Denies Reports Of Airstrikes In Somalia Last Week – Africa Command (Radio Dalsan)
  • Immigration Arrests In US Worry Somali Community (Shabelle News)
  • CAF President Arrives In Somalia On Official Visit (Africa Review)
  • Will The ‘Long Rains’ Save Somalia? (Aljazeera)
  • Adventures In Social Mobility (BBC Radio 4)
  • Attention Shifts To Somalia In Bid To Protect Maritime Trade (The East Africa)
April 18, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Tension Runs High In Qoryoley District (Shabelle News)
  • Lawmaker Claims Was Locked Out In House Committee Elections (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Criticises Turkish Aid Model In Somalia (Jowhar.com)
  • PM Hassan Kheyre Promises Government Will Invest In Agricultural Sector(Goobjoog News)
  • US Strikes ‘Kill More Than 100 Shabaab Terrorists’ In Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • Awqaf Donates Dh1m To Somalia Aid Campaign (The National UAE)
  • In Women’s Basketball Woodbury Coach Sees Hope For Somalia (The News & Observer)
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April 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Forces Kill Two Militants Firing Mortars In Mogadishu (Associated Press)
  • Family Of Five Succumb To Hunger As Situation Escalates In Galgaduud Region (Goobjoog News)
  • New Mogadishu Mayor Takes Office Vows Reform (Shabelle News)
  • Beletweyne Youths Resolve To Work With AMISOM And Somali Security Forces To Enhance Security (AMISOM)
  • 2 Pirates Killed While Trying To Hijack Ship Near Somalia (VOA)
  • In Crisis-Stricken Somalia No Safe Haven (Open Democracy)
April 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia (VOA)
  • UN Estimates 337 People Killed And Injured In Somalia Since 2017 (Hiiraan Online)
  • Leaders Of Federal Government Regional Administrations To Meet In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • UN Estimates 337 People Killed And Injured In Somalia Since 2017 (Hiiraan Online)
  • Prominent Elder Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Indian Seamen Travel Home After Somalia Piracy Ordeal (The Eastafrican)
  • Somali Drought Heightens Risk To Mothers During Pregnancy And Childbirth (Africa Newsroom)
  • Ports Politics And The Humbug of Farmajo’s Government (Wardheer News)
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April 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Calls For Heightened Vigilance To Contain Piracy In Somali Waters (Xinhua)
  • Military Court Sentences Alleged Al-Shabaab Members To 10 Year Jail(Garowe Online)
  • Newly Appointed Mayor Of Mogadishu Arrived The Capital(Garowe Online)
  • Thousands Of Drought-Stricken Somalis Stream Into Camps(VOA)
  • Mogadishu-Nairobi Direct Flights Hurt Wajir Airport(The East African)
  • Lessons For Somalia: DP World In Yemen And What That Means For Somalia(Hiiraan Online)
April 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 13, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Re-affirms Fight Against Graft Pledges Jobs For Youths (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Vows To Restore Mogadishu Security (Shabelle News)
  • Arrested Pirates To Be Arraigned In Court In Galmudug (dhacdo.com)
  • President Silanyo’s Advisor On Elections And Party Development Resigns  (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Farmaajo Vows To Defeat Al-Shabaab And Secure Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Captain Of Boat Seized By Somali Pirates Says Crew Held For 9 Days (VOA)
  • Three Conditions For Stable And Functioning Government In Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
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April 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia And The UAE Agree Upon Diverse Cooperation(SONNA)
  • Six People Die Of Disease And Hunger In Eldibir Mudug Region(Goobjoog News)
  • No Word On UAE Naval Base Deal As President Returns From Abu Dhabi(Goobjoog News)
  • Somali National Army Celebrates 57th Anniversary(SONNA)
  • Somali President Vows to Eradicate Militants As He Offers Peace Talks(VOA News)
  • A Place Called Home(AFP)
April 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 12, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Government Forces Capture Several Militants In Lower Shabelle (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Arrests Members Of A Newly Formed Religious Group In Hargeisa (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Armed Forces Day Being Marked In Mogadishu (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Pirate Leader Missing After Attempted Hijack(VOA News)
  • 9 Sailors Of Indian Ship Kidnapped By Somali Pirates Rescued (NDTV)
  • Remembering Somalia: Guns Poverty And Hospitality (Middle East Monitor)
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April 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • ICAO President Denies Reports That Somali Airspace Will Be Transferred (Hiiraan Online)
  • Senators Unanimously Vote To Endorse Rules Of Procedure (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali PM Inspects Government Offices In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Indian Cargo ship Freed By Pirates But Nine Hostages Missing (Daily Nation)
  • Emergency Directors Visit Baidoa And Kismaayo To Assess Humanitarian Needs Of Drought Victims (UNSOM)
  • The UAE Is Expanding Its Influence In The Horn Of Africa By Funding Ports And Military Bases (Quartz Africa)
April 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines