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    His Excellency President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo jets back to the country from a state visit in Egypt. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo meets former President, Abdiqasim Salad Hassan in Cairo during his state visit. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    His Excellency President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is received by his Egyptian counterpart, Abdi Fatah Al Sisi. Photo: MudaneFarmaajo.

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    Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Banadir, Thabit Mohamed Thursday briefed the Council of Ministers about his administration's achievements so far. PHOTO: @ThabitMhd

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    Somali Premier Hassan Ali Khayre met with EU Ambassador to Somalia Veronique Lorenzo who called on him to deliver message of support from the European Union. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    The Chief of Defense Forces (CDF), of the Uganda People’s Defence Force Gen David Muhoozi being received by senior officers of the Ugandan contingent serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia following his visit to Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somali Ministry constitutional affairs conduct a consultative meeting on the ongoing constitutional review process with Benadir regional administration in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

August 16, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • US Praises Somalia’s Approach To Al-Shabaab Defections (Hiiraan Online)
  • Robow’s Defection Is A Victory For Peace In Bay And Bakol Regions Says ISWA President (Dhacdo.com)
  • Hirshabelle President Blames Federal Government For His Ouster (Radio Dalsan)
  • Turkish Airlines Brings 60 Tons Of Food Aid To Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • Ugandan Chief Of Defence Forces Visits Somalia Commends Troops For Their Role In Securing The Country(AMISOM)
  • Cash Not Food Is Best For Somalia (Sky News)

August 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  1. Former Senior Al-Shabaab Leader Says Militants Should Leave Group ( Reuters)
  2. Removal Of HirShabelle President Draws Mixed Reaction As Minister Terms Vote Illegal (Goobjoog News)
  3. Lawmakers Call For The Release Of A Somali Man Detained By NISA Over Unfavorable Comments (Horn Observer)
  4. Suspected Somali Militants Kill 5 Kenyan Police Officers – Sources ( Reuters)
  5. Turkish Students Leave For Somalia On Africa Project (Anadolu Agency)
  6. Former Al-Shabaab Commander Denounces Militant Group And Hopes To Enter ‘Fruitful’ Talks With Somali government (Hiiraan Online)
August 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

August 15, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • ISWA President Faces New Wave Of Opposition Urged To Step Down (Jowhar.com)
  • Drive-by Shooting In Mogadishu Kills 3 Wounds 4 (Hiiraan Online)
  • Ousted HirShabelle President Arrives In Jowhar Today (Jowhar.com)
  • Thousands Dead In Somali Disease Outbreaks (CAJ Africa)
  • The Complicated Reality Behind The Story Of The Somali Community’s Success In Minnesota (Minpost)
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August 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • HirShabelle State President Ali Abdullahi Osoble Ousted (Goobjoog News)
  • Car Bomb Kills Taxi Driver Near Mogadishu Airport (Somali Update)
  • Puntland Dismisses Allegations Of Printing Fake Money (Goobjoog News)
  • Deputy PM Admits Challenges Facing Reconciliation Efforts (Somali Update)
  • Somali Refugee Arrested Over Pirate Attack On Italian Oil Tanker In 2011 (Telegram)
  • Role Of The Family And Head Teachers Against Curbing Extremism In Students (Goobjoog News)
August 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

August 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Robow Meets With PM Khayre In Mogadishu (Dhacdo.com)
  • Mogadishu Airport Security Disrupts Europe Bound Suspected Human Smuggling Case (Horn Observer)
  • Puntland Sends Troops To Parts Of The Disputed Sool Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia Government Unveils Plans To Rebuild Mogadishu Stadium (Horn Observer)
  • AU To Train 1000 Policemen To Enhance Security In Southern Somalia (Prensa Latina)
  • All Talk No Action – Unemployment Growing Marginalization And Khaire’s Input (Somali Update)
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August 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab’s Mukhtar Robow Surrenders To Government  (Aljazeera)
  • Hirshabelle MPs Preparing ‘No Confidence’ Motion Against State President Osoble (Goobjoog News)
  • WHO Declares Somalia Polio Free In Three Years Urges Sustained Vaccination Campaigns (Goobjoog News)
  • Former Puntland President Arrives In Kismayo (Garowe Online)
  • Al-Shabaab In A Major Split Over Mistrust (The Standard)
  • Somali Youths Discuss Their Role In Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (UNSOM)
  • This Is What Hunger Looks Like — Again (The New York Times)
August 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

August 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • I Authorised Strike That Killed Alshabab Leader – Says President Farmaajo (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali Cabinet Approves Arms Control Bill (Hiiraan Online)
  • Southwest Administration Sends A Minister To Areas Where Abu Mansur Robow Is Based (Dhacdo.com)
  • Suicide Bomber Kills Soldier In Central Mogadishu – Police (Reuters)
  • Somalia Says Air Strikes Kill Senior Al-Shabaab Leader (Xinhuanet)
  • Somalia: Depraved Politics Persists (Dehia News)
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August 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • US Airstrikes In Somalia: High Level Al-Shabaab Leader Killed (Associated Press)
  • KDF Fighter Jets Bomb Al-Shabaab Stronghold Near Afmadow (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmaajo Praises MPs For Passing Communications Bill (RBC Radio)
  • Official: Security Forces Minimize Car Bomb Attack In Mogadishu (VOA)
  • For Many Girls School Holidays Means FGM “Cutting Season” (UNFPA)
August 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

August 10, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • 19 Killed In Clashed Between Somali Militias (VOA)
  • Parliament Summons Foreign Affairs Minister Over Appointment Of Ambassadors (Goobjoog News)
  • Benadir Regional Administration Announces Public Financial Management Reform Program (Jowhar.com)
  • Two People Killed In Landmine Attack In Southern Somalia (Xinhua Net)
  • How One Woman Brought Life-saving Maternity Care To Somaliland (PBS Newshour)
  • Dormant Somali Parliament (Jowhar.com)
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August 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Parliament Approves Telecoms Bill (China.org.net)
  • UNSOM: Lack Of Women In Constitutional Review Committee “A Glaring Disdain For Justice And Human Rights” (Hiiraan Online)
  • Southwest State To Send Reinforcement To Abuu Mansur (Goobjoog News)
  • Gunmen Kill Puntland Security Official In Bosaso (Garowe Online)
  • UN Deputy Special Representative Holds Security Discussions With Somalia’s South West State Officials (UNSOM)
  • Zayed Giving Youth Volunteers Help Patients In Somali Villages (Emirates News Agency)
  • Corruption In Somalia Is A Crime Against Our Country’s Development  (Hiiraan Online)
August 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines