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    The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia Hon. Lydia Wanyoto  with Somalia’s Minister of Women and Human Rights, H.E Sahra Samatar. Photo: AMISOM

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    Leaders cut a cake during the celebration of Ethiopian national day in Mogadishu. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somalia’s President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud receives credentials from the new Uganda Ambassador to Somalia. Photo: @engyarisow

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    >President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud joins the celebrations of Africa Day in Mogadishu. Photo: AMISOM

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    The Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson for Somalia, (SRCC), Ambassador Francisco Madeira, shakes hands with an AMISOM official during a recent Sector Commanders meeting held in Mogadishu

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    Police graduates during a recent pass out parade in Kismayu. Photo: @DhananMedia

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    Delegates follow the proceedings during the Somalia side event at the World Humanitarian Summit. Photo: @OCHASom

May 24, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Prime Minister Calls for Humanitarian Aid As Clashes Ravage Beledweyne (Goobjoog News )
  • Mogadishu And Istanbul Mayors Discuss Construction Of Mogadishu’s Wadnaha Street (SONNA)
  • Jubaland Head Of State Appeals To Warring Sides Fighting In Beledweyne Hiiraan Region (Jowhar.com)
  • Consultative Conference To Take Place In Garowe (Goobjoog News)
  • Closing Dadaab Will Dishonour 2013 Deal On Refugees Kenya Told (The Star Kenya)
  • Somaliland: 25 Years As An Unrecognised State (Al Jazeera News)
  • INTERVIEW-Kenya Will Close World’s Biggest Refugee Camp This Year (Reuters)
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May 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Security Is Mother Of All Solutions Somali President Tells World Humanitarian Summit (Radio Dalsan)
  • Two NISA Soldiers Among 4 Injured In Mogadishu Blast (Shabelle News)
  • Galmudug State Terms The Peace With Puntland As Fragile (Goobjoog News)
  • Ex Justice Minister Accused Of Fuelling Beledweyne Clan Fighting (Shabelle News)
  • Decision To Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final Kenya Tells UN Summit (The Star)
  • AFRICOM Must Adapt To New Challenges Outgoing Commander Says (Stars & Stripes)
  • Somalia On Recovery Path After Decades Of Ruin (Daily Nation)
  • Somali National University Back On Feet From Civil War (Xinhua News)
May 24, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 23, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Throws Parliament Off Balance Draws Support And Ire Of MPs (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Set To Return To Garowe Today (Villa Puntland)
  • Four Killed In Clan Clashes In Abudwak Town (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Elections on Track for August Despite Opposition (VOA News)
  • Operation Linda Boni A success Says Lamu Administrator (Daily Nation)
  • UAE ambassador To Somalia Meets Puntland President (WAM News Agency)
  • Meet Kenya’s Home Guards Hunting For Al-Shabaab (New Zealand Herald)
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May 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Mohamud Declares 2016 Electoral Model Law Bypassing Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya’s President Threatens To Pull Out KDF From Somalia If EU Fails To Fill Funding Gaps (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia President Planning To Dissolve Parliament (Garowe Online)
  • SNA Raids Al-Shabaab In Somalia 3 Militants Killed (Shabelle News)
  • House Team Urges Kenyans To Support KDF Mission In Recovering Somalia (The Standard)
  • Somali  Army  Kills Senior Al-Shabaab Leader (Sputnik News)
  • Somali Entrepreneurs Receive Training On Doing Business With The UN (UNSOM)
  • AMISOM Holds Forum On Countering Violence (AMISOM)
  • Why Dadaab Closure Has To Be Aligned To Amisom Exit(The EastAfrican)
May 23, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 20, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • No Delay Of Elections Somali President Confirms To UN Security Council (Radio Dalsan)
  • Parliament Cannot Amend The 2016 Election Agreement Says Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • Traditional Elders Call For An End To Beledeweyn Fighting (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Security Council Concludes Visit To Somalia With Call For Elections (AMISOM)
  • Qatar Red Crescent Society To Launch Somalia Projects (The Peninsula)
  • President Uhuru Meeting United Nations Security Council (The Citizen TV)
  • Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab? (IRIN)

May 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Mohamud Urges Parliament To Endorse 2016 Electoral Modalities As UNSC Meets Country’s Leadership (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Security Council In Somalia In Show Of Solidarity (Garowe Online)
  • Several Killed In Beledweyne Clan Violence (Shabelle News)
  • AMISOM Forces Head To Howlwadaq As Fighting Intensifies In Baledweyne (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubaland President Unveils Cabinet (Garowe Online)
  • UN Chief Urges Kenyan Leader Not To Close Refugee Camp (Xinhua News)
  • Suicide Blast Kills One Injures Eight In Somali Capital (Sputnik News)
  • Kenyan President Says Security Wall Along Border With Somalia To Deter Terrorists (Xinhua News)
  • US Forces In Combat In Somalia As AFRICOM Plans For War Across Continent (Axis of Logic)
May 20, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 19, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Select Committee To Present Elections Report To Parliament As UN Security Council Lands Mogadishu(Goobjoog News)
  • Deal Reached In Dispute Over Parliamentary Seats (Hiiraan Online)
  • Rape Must Be Tried Under Judicial System Not Clan Mechanism – Deputy Prime Minister (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali MP Calls For An End To Beledweyne Tribal Violence (Shabelle News)
  • Kenya’s Foreign Interior Ministers Asked To Explain Repatriation Of Refugees (Bernama)
  • QRCS Islamic Dawa Organisation To Launch Major Development Projects In Somalia (Bernama)
  • Learning To Love My Sister Bosaso (MinnPost)
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May 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Security Council Set To Visit Mogadishu As Election Nears (Hiiraan Online)
  • Mogadishu Elders Oppose Election Model (Shabelle News)
  • Somali DPM Chairs Development And Reconstruction Meeting In Mogadishu (Radio Mogadishu)
  • Somali Immigrants On Hunger Strike In US Detention Center (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Forces Shoot Dead Al-Shabaab Fighter In Capital (Xinhua News)
  • UN Security Council Coming To Kenya To Press Uhuru On Refugees (Daily Nation)
  • High-Level Panel Deliberates On Sexual Offences Bill for Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Somaliland Wants World Recognition Of Its Independence (Associated Press)
  • The Somaliland Question And Why It Has Not Materialised (Goobjoog News)
May 19, 2016 | Morning Headlines

May 18, 2016 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Parliament Postpones Election Debate In Dispute Over New MPs (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somaliland Marks 25 Years Of Quest For Independence (Goobjoog News)
  • Former BBC Correspondent Elected NUSOJ Secretary General (Radio Dalsan)
  • Clashes Flare Up In Baladweyne Just After A 24 Hour Lull (Goobjoog News)
  • EU Appoints New Operation Commander For EU NAVFOR Somalia (Council of the European Union)
  • Parliament Summons CS Amina MohammedJoseph Nkaissery Over Dadaab Closure (Standard Digital)
  • Somali Criminal Scores Third Human Rights Victory Over Theresa May (Express.co.uk)
  • Somaliland: Making A Success Of ‘Independence’’ (BBC)
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May 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM And NISA Claim Victory Over Barire Attack (Shabelle News)
  • Residents Flee Barire Town Fearing New Clashes (Goobjoog News)
  • Four Killed As Clan Clashes Erupt In Beledweyne Town (Hiiraan Online)
  • Al-Shabaab Beheads Man In Central Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • Finland Says Refugees Can Return To Safe Afghanistan Iraq Somalia (Voice of America)
  • Proposed Bill Seeks To Restrict Entry Into Kenya’s Refugee Camps (The Star)
  • Two Bodies Found Near Sea Shore In Egypt’s Kafr El-Sheikh (Ahram Online)
  • Kuwait Reiterates Support To Somalia’s Anti-terror Efforts (Kuwait News Agency)
  • Sending Away Refugees Won’t Stop Attacks (Daily Nation)
May 18, 2016 | Morning Headlines