• Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Isse Awad meet with Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian today in Mogadishu. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire welcomed a delegation led by Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh today in Mogadishu. Photo: @SomaliPM 

  • Mogadishu citizens participating in a clean-up campaign organized by Banadir regional administration. Photo: @engyarisow

  • Mayor of Mogadishu, Abdirahman Osman Omar met with the Aamin Ambulance team to discuss Mogadishu emergency delivery service on Wednesday. Photo: @AaminAmbulance

  • Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with the President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum, Sudan during his visit. Photo: @SomaliOpm

  • The newly appointed ministers taking the oath of office on Monday in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: @Halbeeg News

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire with regional leaders in Sudan, Khartoum, attending the signing of South Sudan peace agreement. Photo: @DalsanFM

August 7, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • US-backed Somali Forces Capture Bases From Al-Shabaab (Garowe Online)
  • Police Issue Security Alert Over Possible Attacks In Baidoa (Halbeeg News)
  • Deadly Blast Kills 5 Ethiopian Soldiers In Somalia (Mareeg News)
  • UN Agency EU Train Migrants Returning To Somaliland (Xinhua)
  • Album Restores Worldly Sounds Of ‘Swinging Mogadishu’ (Daily Mail)

August 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • 900 Students Graduate From Amoud University In Awdal region (Hiiraan Online)
  • Nine Inmates In Hargeisa Jail On Hunger Strike Over ‘Injustice’ (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali Police Officers Arrested For ‘Bribe’ (Mareeg News)
  • Turkish Students Volunteer In Niger Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • EC Extends EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta Against Piracy (Ship Technology)
  • Somalis In The First World War (LSE – Center for Africa)
August 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 6, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Foreign Ministry Denies Accusations Against Deputy FM (Halbeeg News)
  • Government Says Killers Of Young Entrepreneur Mohamed Sheikh Have Been Gunned Down (Hiiraan Online)
  • Al-Shabaab Executes 4 Including Soldiers In Jilib Town (Shabelle Media)
  • Car Bomb Blast Kills 4 In Somalia’s Capital (Anadolu Agency)
  • Camels Join Police In New Border Patrol Unit (The Standard)
  • The Short Life Of An Inspiring Entrepreneur Will Keep Giving Hope To The Troubled City He Loved (Quartz)

August 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Suicide Bomb Attack Kills At Least Three Somali Soldiers Outside Mogadishu (Reuters)
  • Somali Prime Minister Appoints New Ministers To Complete His Cabinet (Halbeeg News)
  • A Huge Car Bomb Explosion Heard In Somalia’s Capital (Shabelle Media)
  • Mogadishu Youth Protest Failing Security Demand Action From Government (Goobjoog News)
  • US Airstrike On Al-Shabaab In Somalia Kills 4 Militants Africom Says (Defence Post)
  • Refusing To Be Cowed Somali Opens Country’s First Dairy (Daily Mail)
August 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 3, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Political Parties Criticize President Farmajo’s Call To End Sanctions On Eritrea (Halbeeg News)
  • Federal Council of Ministers Holds Meeting With Puntland Counterparts (Jowhar News)
  • Race To Fill Top Post Of CBS At The Corner As Governor Bashir’s First Term Ends (Halbeeg News)
  • So Why Is Somaliland Africa’s Most Successful Non-country? (The East African)
  • Premature Exit Of AU Troops From Somalia Could Harm Gains Made On The Security Front Cautions UK Defence Secretary (AMISOM)
  • Somali Expat Plans Longline Venture (Seafoodsource.com)

August 3, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Kidnap 6-year Old Girl In Gedo Somalia (The Star)
  • Somali Military Court Sentences Two Men To 15 Years In Jail For ISIS Membership (Halbeeg News)
  • Mogadishu Mourns A Hero Top Youth Entrepreneur And A Somali Optimist (Radio Dalsan)
  • Chief Justice Meets With Italian Ambassador To Somalia (Jowhar News)
  • AU Contingent from Ethiopia Receives Grand Send-off (AMISOM)
  • Militant Groups Look to Exploit Somaliland-Puntland Tensions (Voice of America)
August 3, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 2, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • SFG Leadership Should Review Its Stance On The Djibouti-Eritrea Dispute (Jowhar News)
  • Suicide Bomber Kills 2 Including Minister In Buhoodle (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Cabinet Holds Weekly Meeting In Garowe (Halbeeg News)
  • Woman Denies Links With Al-Shabaab And Connection With Terror (Standard Media)
  • The Cafe Talkers Of Somalia (Popula)

August 2, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UK Defence Secretary Makes Surprise Trip To Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • IED Explosion Reported In Bulo-Burde Town (Shabelle Media)
  • Heads Of Somaliland Private Schools Oppose Change Of School Calendar (Halbeeg News)
  • Djibouti ‘Shocked’ By Somalia’s Position On Eritrea Sanctions (Africa News)
  • 160 Ugandan Police Officers Leave Mogadishu (Dispatch Uganda)
  • A Taste Of Home: How A Somali Supper Club Explores Identity Through Food (Deutsche Welle)
August 2, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 1, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • 11 Al-Shabaab Members Including Female Fighter Captured In Afgoye Ahead Of President Farmajo’s Visit (Halbeeg News)
  • Al-Shabaab Claims Murder Of Somali Police Officer In Mogadishu (Shabelle Media)
  • Mogadishu’s Yaqshiid Residents Complain About Child Kidnapping (Kulmiye.net)
  • Free Ambulance Service Imperiled In Somali Capital (Voice of America)
  • Foundation Assists 10000 Somali Families (The Gulf Today)
  • Exposing Al-Shabaab’s Leadership Structure And Precept Ideology (Strategic Intelligence)

August 1, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia UN And IGAD Call For End To Tukaraq Fighting (Mareeg News)
  • Somali Prime Minister Arrives Qardho Town Puntland (Halbeeg News)
  • Arrested Director of IDP Resettlement Programme handed over to Banadir Regional Court (Jowhar News)
  • African Union Pledges to Guarantee Peace and Stability in Somalia (Prensa Latina)
  • Porous Somalia Border Costing Kenya $20m Yearly (The East African)
  • How The Gulf Crisis Is Destabilising Somalia (Middle East Monitor)
August 1, 2018 | Morning Headlines