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    AMISOM Force Commander, Lt Gen Jonathan Rono, recently attended the 13th Conference of Force Commanders and Heads of Military Components of Peacekeeping Operations held at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, USA. Photo: AMISOM

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    The President of Interim South West Administration (ISWA), Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, and the AMISOM Chief of Staff, Amb. Epiphanie Kabushemeye, attended a function. Photo:AMISOM

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    The AMISOM Chief of Staff (CoS) Ambassador Epiphanie Kabushemeye on Saturday visited AMISOM soldiers admitted at the AMISOM Level 2 Hospital in Mogadishu. The hospital is treating soldiers who sustained injuries during Friday dawn’s attack of the AMISOM camp in Leego, in the Lower Shabelle region. Photo: AMISOM

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    A view of Adan Adde Mogadishu Airport from the Lounge. The new airport terminal was opened in January 2015. Photo: @ActForSomalia

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    Abdulkadir Mohamed Sidi, the Lower Shabelle governor dancing with Tortorow residents, Somalia after the town was captured from Al-Shabaab.

June 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Congratulates Galmudug Assembly (Goobjoog News)
  • Over 200 Somali Refugees Arrive In Bosaso (Shabelle News)
  • We Will Not Be Cowed By Al-Shabab Attacks On Foreign Officials Says Defense Minister Abdi Diini(Somali Current)
  • Shabelle Journalists Take Part In Large-scale Meeting In Rome (Shabelle News)
  • Video Shows Foiled Al- Shabaab Attack In Lamu (Daily Nation)
  • Kenya Warns Of Foreign Fighter Threat Across Horn Of Africa (The Daily Star Lebanon )
  • EU To Train Counter-terror Services In East Africa (EU Observer)
  • Tanzanian Court Orders Extradition Of Islamist Rebel Leader To Uganda (Business Insider)
  • World Must Condemn Attack On UAE Officials (Gulf News)
  • Computer Hitch Mars Trial Of Westgate Mall Terror Suspects (Daily Nation)
  • Minnesota Girl Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools Dines With Obama (Fox 9)
June 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 25, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Bomb Attack Will Not Deter Us From Supporting Somalia Says UAE Minister (Arabian Business)
  • Jubbaland Head Of State Arrives In Addis Ababa As State Seeks Deployment Of Ethiopian Forces In Its Territories (Wacaal Media)
  • Government To Register Private Sector Employees For Security Reasons (Goobjoog News)
  • Ahlusuna Set To Hold Own Version of ‘Adaado Conference’ In Dhuusamareeb Today (Wacaal Media)
  • EU Developmental Projects To Somalia To Be Managed By Government (Goobjoog News)
  • Minister Holds A Series Of Regional Aviation Dialogues With ICAO  (Geeska Afrika)
  • 62 Convicted Somali Pirates Repatriated (The Star Kenya)
  • UPDF Officer Killed In Somalia Laid To Rest (New Vision Uganda)
  • Sitting Down With Somali Nomads (Garowe Online)
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June 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Mogadishu: Suicide Bomber Targets UAE Ambassador near Turkish Embassy 10 Killed (International Business Times)
  • US Operates 2 Secret Bases In Kismayu (Wacaal Media)
  • Ahlu-Sunna Introduces Islamic Court In Dhusa-mareb (Goobjoog News)
  • Media Urged To Support Federalism In The Country (Somali Current)
  • Ban Ki-moon Called On The Council Of Europe To Fight Violations Of Essential Freedoms (Shabelle News)
  • Armed Gunmen Kill A Traditional Elder In Marko Yet Again (Wacaal Media)
  • UN Somalia Envoy Condemns Latest Terrorist Attack In Mogadishu (UN News Centre)
  • Communities Criticise ‘Lack Of Support’ – One Year Since Herbal Stimulant Khat Was Banned (ITV News)
  • Gargash: Terrorist Attack On Aid Convoy Will Not Undermine UAE’s Commitment To Support Somalia(WAM)
  • Writing The Lives Of Somalia’s Women (Pop Matters)
  • Young Somali Man’s Journey From Matatu Tout To CEO (Sahan Journal)
June 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 24, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Police In Baidoa Ordered To Stop Chewing Khat (Goobjoog News)
  • President Meets UN Humanitarian Coordinator To Say Farewell (Dalsan Radio)
  • Selection Of MPs For South West Assembly Postponed (Goobjoog News)
  • Farmers Reap Rewards Of Best Practices Training (Radio Ergo)
  • Sheikh Noor Barud Gurhan Says Aden Consular Derailing Evacuation Efforts (Goobjoog News)
  • Gunmen Killed An Elder In Mogadishu 3rd Assassination In The  Capital In A Day (Wacaal Media)
  • Money Remittance Firms Linked To Terrorism In Drive To Spruce Up Image (Standard Digital)
  • Ellison Emmer Form Somalia Caucus At US Capitol (MPR News)
  • Regional Bloc Lauds Kenya For Lifting Ban On Somali Remittance Firms (Xinhua)
  • Somalia’s Looming Constitutional Crisis pt. 2: the Mudug Crisis (Hiiraan Online)
  • Dadaab Refugees – A Plea For Dignity (MSF)
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June 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali MP Express Hope For Talks With Ahlusunna (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Welcomes Kenyan Move To Lift Suspension On Hawalas (Radio Muqdisho)
  • Malkaariye Hospital Closes Due To Lack Of Funds (Radio Ergo)
  • Nawal3 Docks At Mukala To Evacuate Somalis (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Community Awareness NGO initiates School For Female Prisoner In Mogadishu
  • National  Committee Leading Independence Days Celebrations Meets Journalists In Mogadishu(Horseed Media)
  • How Extremists Target Victims On Facebook And Twitter (Deutsche Welle)
  • Applying New Technologies To Make Remittances Work (Forbes)
  • EPL Clubs Battle For Somalia-born Starlet (Africa Star)
  • From Al-Shabaab To Daesh (RUSI Analysis)
  • From Rebellion to Stalemate “Ahlu Sunna’s Preliminary Agreement” (Geeska Afrika)
June 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 23, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Parliament Speaker Says Galmudug State Is A Product Made in Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug: Leading Presidential Candidate Calls On Federal Government To Incorporate Ahlu Sunna Wal Jameeca In Cadaado Talks  (Jowhar Online)
  • Jubbaland Head Of State Leaves For Addis Ababa As State Seeks To Bring Ethiopian Troops To Come To Its Territories (Wacaal Media)
  • Leadership Training For Mogadishu Women (Radio Ergo)
  • Uganda’s Police Issues Security Terror Alert (New Vision)
  • 2 Minnesota Women Invited To Sit At Obama’s Table At Annual White House Ramadan Dinner (Star Tribune)
  • Mayors Urge Federal Action On Somali Remittances (Ballard-News Tribune)
  • Al-Shabaab Continues To Impact Somalia And Kenya (Chicago Monitor)
  • Remittance Companies Help To Build Somalia (The Star Kenya)
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June 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Senior Al-Shabaab Figure Killed In South West Somalia (Dalsan Radio)
  • Gunmen Murder Traditional Elder In Central Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • Head Of Afgooye Revenue Collection Shot Dead (Wacaal Media)
  • Government Spokesman Ridhwan Haji Resigns (Somali Current)
  • Somali Police Force And AMISOM Conduct Joint Patrols In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Operation Atalanta Warship ESPS Galicia Welcomes Somali Leaders On Board (Dalsan Radio)
  • Kenya’s Opposition Leader Blasts Government For Its Handling Of Al-Shabaab Menace (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Bombs Al-Shabaab From The Air For First Time (DPA International)
  • Kenya Lifts Ban On Key Somali Money Transfer Company (AFP)
  • Turkish Aid Agency Delivers Cleaning Vehicles To Somalia (Video News)
  • St. Cloud School Board Will Choose From 6 Finalists (SC Times)
  • Kenyan Smugglers Sweeten Al-Shabaab Coffers (Business Report/Reuters)
  • Border Services Must Lift The Veil Of Secrecy: Editorial (The Toronto Star)
June 23, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 22, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Parliament Speaker Arrives In Cadaado (Mustqbal Radio)
  • NISA Carries Out An Operation In Geedo Town (Jowhar Online)
  • Finance Minister “We have 49% Of Budget Deficit ” (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Receives IGAD Delegation At His Office (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug Assembly Set To Open Today (Somali Current)
  • Three KDF Servicemen Injured After IED Explodes In Lamu (Standard Digital)
  • Somalia Parliament In Heated Debate Over Border With Kenya (Standard Digital)
  • Mo Farah Gets Back To Work In The French Pyrennees After An Extraordinary Week Of Revelations And Denials (Daily Mail)
  • Somalia Gets First IMF Review Of Its Economy In 25 Years (The Africa Report)
  • Reflection on Hassan M. Abukar’s ‘Mogadishu Memoir’ (Sahan Journal)
  • It’s Not Yet Too Late For KDF Troops To Leave Somalia To Promote Peace There (Daily Nation)
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June 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Attacks Training Base In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • A Government Official Working At The Office Of Somali PM Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Wacaal Media)
  • Six Puntland Soldiers Die In Fatal Accident (Garowe Online)
  • Al-Shabab Claims Victory Over Ethiopians As Somali Government Thwarts Attack By The Group On Mogadishu (Somali Current)
  • Somali Prime Minister Reaches Kismayo (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s Al-Shabaab Militants Assassinate Kenya Official In Northeast: Police (Mail & Guardian/AFP)
  • Kenya Police Reservist Shoots Mandera Boy After Night Prayers (The Star)
  • Suspect In Lamu Al-Shabaab Raid Arrested (Daily Nation)
  • Kenya Wages War On Smugglers Who Fund Somali Militants (Reuters)
  • Blind Students Ask For High School (Radio Ergo)
  • Solution To Terror Attacks That Ignores Somalia Is Ineffectual (Daily Nation)
June 22, 2015 | Morning Headlines

June 19, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Engages Government Forces In Fierce Gunfight After Raiding Their Camp In Gedo Region(Wacaal Media)
  • Somali President Tours Examination Centres In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Fewer Girls Graduate From High School In Buhodle (Radio Ergo)
  • Federal Cabinet Passes Judicial Bill (Garowe Online)
  • Jubbaland President Accepts UN Mediation With Federal Government (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Lauds Amisom And Somali Security Forces For Foiling Terror Attack In Adaado (Somali Current)
  • Al-Shabab Somalia Attacks: Military Base Stormed Hours After Raid On Government Building (International Business Times)
  • Kenyan Police Join In Manhunt For German ‘Al-Shabaab’ Suspect (Coast Week/Xinhua)
  • UAE People & Politics: Policy In Africa Is All About Stability And Cooperation (The National UAE)
  • Kenya To Hand Back Licences To 13 Somali Money Transfer Firms (Reuters)
  • Mediterranean Crisis: Migrants Detail Horrors That Caused Them to Flee (Human Rights Watch)
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