• Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairing the National Economic Council meeting held in Mogadishu yesterday. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman and his delegation are accorded a warm welcome in Dijbouti by Mayor Fatouma Awaleh Osman. Photo: @engyarisow

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Gonder, Ethiopia for tripartite meeting between the leaders of Somalia, Ethiopia and Eretria. Photo: @TheVilla Somalia

  • Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, with the visiting Turkish Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar, who was in the country to discuss on ways to strengthen cooperation between the two nations. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islan, chairs the inaugural Federal Member States security council meeting attended by regional security ministers in Kismayo today. Photo: @ChismaioCity

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receives credentials from the new Ambassador of Finland to the Federal Republic of Somalia, Eric Lundberg. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

November 7, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Maiden Inter-State Security Council Opens In Kismayu (Goobjoog News)
  • “Election Should Take Place On Time” Somali Govt Warns Southwest State Leaders Amid Crisis (Hiiraan Online)
  • Ethiopian Troops Deploy In Sool Amid Deadly Clashes (Goobjoog News)
  • Study Finds ‘Significant Decline’ In FGM Rates In Girls (Daily Nation)
  • ‘History Made’: Somali Ilhan Omar Palestinian Rashida Tlaib Become First Muslim Congresswomen (The New Arab)
  • Ten Years On Is Somali Piracy Still A Threat? (ISS Today)

November 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Interior Ministry Tells South West State Leaders To Respect Election Schedule (252Politics)
  • State Law Empowers Us To Postpone Poll-S. West Elders (Goobjoog News)
  • Turkish Defense Ministry Delegation Set To Visit Mogadishu On Wednesday (252Politics)
  • U.A.E. Military Base In Breakaway Somaliland To Open By June (Bloomberg)
  • Excitement As Mogadishu Gets 4G Mobile Network (Daily Nation)
  • Trump’s Existential Threat Has Fueled The Rise Of Minnesota’s Somali Political Class (Quatrz Africa)
November 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 6, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • CIC Welcomes Resignation Of South West Polls Committee (Goobjoog News)
  • Political Uncertainty In South West As Polls Committee Resign (Goobjoog News)
  • Deaf Children In Burao Face A Bleak Future Without A Secondary School (Radio Ergo)
  • In Galkacyo UN Envoy Urges Regional Leaders To Continue Political Dialogue And Collaboration (UNSOM)
  • Jambojet To Fly To Mogadishu And Bujumbura (Capital FM)
  • Somali Refugees Are Too Often Left Out Of Mental Health Discussions – Here’s Why I Want That To Change (The Independent)

November 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • South West State Electoral Coordination Committee Resigns Over Interference (252Politics)
  • AU UN Envoys Wrap Up Talks With Federal State Leaders (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Energy Minister Resigns Launches Presidential Bid (Halbeeg News)
  • Upsurge In Violence Triggers New Wave Of Displacement (OCHA)
  • Minnesota Could Elect 1st Somali-American To Congress In Historic Year For Women Candidates (ABC News)
  • Warsheikh: The Agony Of Expectant Mothers In A Town With No Medical Facility (Radio Ergo)
November 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 5, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Develops Document To Guide Transition And Exit Plan (AMISOM)
  • Senate Warns Against Interference In S. West State Polls (Goobjoog News)
  • Two Soldiers Sentenced To Death For Killing Colleagues (252Politics)
  • U.S. Military Says Kills 4 Al-Shabaab Militants In Southern Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Need For  Peaceful Resolution In Tukaraq Among Topics UN Envoy Discussed In Visit To Puntland And Somaliland (UNSOM)
  • Criticism On Somalia Leadership Disservice To Progress Reforms (The Star)

November 2, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Kenya Calls On Somali Leaders To End Current Political Crises (Halbeeg News)
  • Ethiopian Airlines To Land In Mogadishu For First Time In Four Decades (Hiiraan Online)
  • Hospital Launches Blood Donor Database In Galkayo (Radio Ergo)
  • Cash Is Replacing Other Forms Of Aid Even In Conflict Zones (The Economist)
  • ‘Stand-off’ Between Somalia’s Federal State Authorities Could ‘Paralyze’ Progress – UN envoy (UNSOM)
  • UN Migration Agency Brings Life-saving Health Services To Previously Inaccessible Areas Of Somalia (IOM)

November 2, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Regional State Leaders Lack Principles Of Federalism Farmajo (252 Politics)
  • Families Displaced By Fighting In Jamaame Face Food Crisis In Kismayu (Radio Ergo)
  • EU launches Vocational Training Project In Somalia (Halbeeg News)
  • Military Court Sentences Two Civilians To Eight Years For Robbery (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Fetes Burundian Troops With Medals For Their Distinguished Service In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Spike In Violence In Somalia Forces 21000 People To Flee Their Homes (NRC)
November 2, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 1, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Once Again Lashes Out At The Regional State Leaders (Goobjoog News)
  • New UN Boss Meets With SW Presidential Hopefuls (Jowhar.com)
  • Somalia Signs 80M Grant Agreement With World Bank (Halbeeg News)
  • Somalia Seeks To Boost Fledgling Tech Sector (Voice of America)
  • In Baidoa UN Envoy Renews Call For Collaboration And Flags Need for Credible State Presidential Poll (UNSOM)
  • How The Journalist Captured For Two Years By Somali Pirates Survived His Ordeal (New Statesman)

November 1, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Somali Military Distances Itself From Claims Of Election Meddling (Halbeeg News)
  • Somaliland Opposition Warn President Against Delay In Parliamentary Elections (Hiiraan Online)
  • Scholarship Scheme In Bari Region Giving New Prospects To Displaced Children  (Radio Ergo )
  • Kenyan Al-Shabaab Fighters Used As Sacrificial Lambs Returnee Says (The Star)
  • Three Men Convicted Of Plotting To Bomb Somali Refugees Say They Were Encouraged By Trump’s Rhetoric (Buzzfeed)
  • Hargeisa Smugglers Reveal Insights Into The Sordid Business Of Human Trafficking Of Somali Migrants (Radio Ergo )
November 1, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

October 31, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Recent Outcome Of CIC Meeting In Garowe Is An Unattainable Dream – Puntland Deputy President (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Farmajo Jets Off To South Sudan (Halbeeg News)
  • SNA-AMISOM Forces Seize Daynunaye Town Bay Region (Goobjoog News)
  • The Military Establishment Shouldn’t Interfere With The SW Elections Warns Military Commander (Hiiraan Online)
  • Once A Refugee Somali-American Appears Headed To U.S. Congress (Reuters)
  • Unregistered Somali Refugees In Kenya Unable To Access Basics In Dadaab Camps (Radio Ergo)