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    UN OCHA Launch of the 2017 Humantiarian Resonse plan for Somalia. Photo: @UNOCHA

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    Galmudug Vice President Hon. Mohamed Hashi Abdi appealed for continued presence of AMISOM troops in Adaado. Photo: AMISOM

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    First Somalia Business Awards event held in Mogadishu on January 12th at Jazeera Palace Hotel. Photo: @Globsomdiaspora

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    Prof.Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari wins re-election as speaker of Federal Parliament of Somalia. @Crsctsstarafrica

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    4 Candidates including Mohamed Jawari, Abdirashid Hidig, Abdifatah Geesey and Idris Dhaqtar vie for the speaker of the house of people in the ongoing electoral process in Mogadishu. Photo: @bios104

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    Six Kenyan Individual Police Officers (IPOs) recently deployed to serve in Somalia under AMISOM have completed an intensive seven-day induction course aimed at orienting them with the functions of the Mission. Photo: AMISOM

January 10, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug Parliament Votes To Sack President Abdikarim Guled (Kismaayo24)
  • Al-Shabaab Commander Surrenders In Southern Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Ahlu Sunna Announces They Will Form Own Parliament (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Police In Baidoa Demolish Business Centres Along The Busy Roads (Goobjoog News)
  • Africans Citizens Stranded As Somalia Issues Tough Immigration Measures (Radio Dalsan)
  • Qatari Emir Receives Message From Somali President (Emirates News Agency)
  • An Interview With Shiekh Noor A. Qassim (Wardheer News)
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January 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland President Visits Recently-liberated Coastal Town Of Qandala (Garowe Online)
  • Galmudug Marine Forces Seize Yemeni Fishing Boat With 40 Fishermen (VOA Somali)
  • Hirshabelle President Appoints New District Commissioner For Beledweyne (Goobjoog News)
  • Sudanese Army Arrests Over Hundred Somali Migrants (Goobjoog News)
  • ‘Growing Hopelessness’ Grips ‘Forgotten’ Somali Refugees Warns UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency)
  • Mandera Court Releases On Bond Tanzanian Caught Sneaking Into Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • Somaliland Story Made Up By Rivals Says Speaker (The Star)
January 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 9, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Candidates of Second Deputy Speaker of Lower House To Conclude Their Campaign Speech Today (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug President Responds To No-confidence Motion Against Him (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Government Pledges To Properly Regulate Private Security Forces In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Africa And Asia To Receive Emergency EU Humanitarian Assistance (Reliefweb)
  • Traditional Musician Stirs Hope Among Residents Of Mogadishu (CCTV)
  • Rising Somalia Moots Plan To Recognize Top Businesses (Mediamax Network)
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January 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somaliland Holds Upper House Elections Elects Six MPs In The First Phase Of The Exercise (AMISOM)
  • Galmudug Lawmakers Submit Impeachment Motion Against Galmudug President (Goobjoog News)
  • Mogadishu Local Government Pledges To Reconstruct Several Roads In The City (Goobjoog News)
  • Suspected U.S. Airstrikes Near Kismayo Kill 5 People (Shabelle News)
  • AU Mission Probes Alleged Civilian Killing In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • AU Somali Troops Arrest Al-Shabaab Commander (Xinhua)
  • Aleppo Dentist Brings ‘Hollywood Smiles’ To Somalis After Fleeing Syria (BBC)
January 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 6, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Security Operation In Jalalaqsi Nets Several Al-Shabaab Suspects (Goobjoog News)
  • Michael Keating Holds Talks With Ugaas Hassan Ugaas Khalif (Garowe Online)
  • Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid And Former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed Meet In Nairobi (Jowhar.com)
  • Police Escort Travellers Going to Mandera As Security Measure (Daily Nation)
  • A Seat At The Table: The Fight For Gender Parity In Kenya And Somalia (World Policy Journal)
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January 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali President Opens First Senate Session In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Puntland Marine Forces Seize Two Boats Arrest Two Yemeni Fishers (Puntlandi)
  • Appeal For Somali Refugees In Horn Of Africa And Yemen (United Nations Radio)
  • Somali Immigrants Arrested In Garissa (The Star)
  • Can The Credibility Of Somalia’s Indirect Elections Be Salvaged? (African Arguments)
January 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 5, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • UN Envoy Reaches Beledweyne Town (Garowe Online)
  • Presidential Candidate Sheikh Sharif Receives Warm Welcome In Kismayo (Jowhar.com)
  • Outgoing Somali Prime Minister meets Somaliland MPs in Mogadishu (Puntlandi.com)
  • US ‘Gravely Concerned’ By Reports Of Intimidation In Somali Elections (Sputnik)
  • Baidoa Residents To Benefit From A Well Rehabilitated By AMISOM Troops (AMISOM)
  • Somali Camps: Places Of Desperation (Business Live)
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January 5, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Uganda Chief Of Defence Forces Visits Somali And AMISOM Troops In Forward Operating Bases In Lower Shabelle Region (AMISOM)
  • Seven Candidates Declare Their Parliamentary Leadership Bid (Goobjoog News)
  • Hirshabelle President Arrives In Beledweyne For Talks With Local Administration Clan Elders (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia’s Electoral Process Is The Most Discussed Topic In Public Places (AMISOM)
  • First Somali-American Legislator Begins Work In Minnesota (VOA News)
  • Recurrent Drought In The Horn Of Africa Region And The Need To Come Up With Sustainable Solutions  (Wardheer News)
January 5, 2017 | Morning Headlines

January 4, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Security Beefed Up In Mogadishu Two Days After Deadly Al-Shabaab Terror Attack (Jowhar.com)
  • Four Killed In Clash Between Al-Shabaab And Gov’t Forces In Jowhar (Goobjoog News)
  • Bodies Of Two Caucasian People Washed Ashore In Marka Town (Jowhar.com)
  • Al-Shabaab Suspects Nabbed In Somali Capital Over Soldier’s Death (Xinhua)
  • ‘The Ruined City Of Mogadishu Had A Hellish Feeling’: Helping Somalia’s Sick (The Guardian)
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January 4, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • SNA AU Forces Push Al-Shabaab Out Of Town In Southern Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Forces Remove 10 Roadblocks In Lower Shabelle (Goobjoog News)
  • President Ali Returns Back To Puntland Region (Garowe Online)
  • Somali President Affirms Electoral Process A Milestone At A Meeting With Uganda Army Chief (AMISOM)
  • Former Puntland VP Denies Joining Somaliland Political Party (Garowe Online)
  • Death Toll Rises To 9 In Twin Somali Bombings (VOA News)
  • Why So Many Somali-Americans Celebrate Their Birthday On Jan. 1 (Minn Post)
January 4, 2017 | Morning Headlines