• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomed Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and his delegations, at Mogadishu International Airport today. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, Somali Minister of Fisheries Abdillahi Bidhan, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and other officials witness the official signing of the fishing licenses, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela C. Del Re in Mogadishu.

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received the credentials papers from Norwegian Ambassador to Somalia Ms. Elin Bergithe Rognlie Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • Speaker of the House of the People Mohamed Mursal, alongside former speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari hosted Southwest federal MPs in Mogadishu to discussed the upcoming regional elections in South West. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad receiving the credentials of the new Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. Mehmet Yilmaz, in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

December 7, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Be Vigilant And Maintain Discipline – General Muhoozi To UGABAG XXVI (KMAUpdate)
  • Somaliland Women Protest Exclusion Push For Affirmative Action (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Troops Launch Massive Sweep In Baidoa Ahead Of Election (Radio Shabelle)
  • Blast Kills 2 Senior Military Commanders In Somalia (VOA)
  • Oil Wars: The Next Great Driver Of Somali Conflict? (Hiiraan Online)

December 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Condoles Families Of SNA Commanders Killed In IED Attack (Kismaayo.com)
  • Senate Speaker Lands In Kismayo For Talks (Garowe Online)
  • Human Rights Affairs Minister Pleads The Senate To Approve Disability Bill (Halbeeg News)
  • Military Chiefs Approve Framework For Exit Of AU Troops From Somalia (Vanguard)
  • The Economic Contribution Of ICT And Its Regulation To Somalia’s National Economic Development (Hiiraan Online)
December 7, 2018 | Morning Headlines

December 6, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Gaas Lashes Out At Federal Government Vice President Amey For Attempting To Undermine State Elections (Kismaayo.com)
  • Somali Mental Health Patients In Buhodle Sent Home From Clinic Over Unpaid Bills (Radio Ergo)
  • Mogadishu Mayor Hands Over Two Of The Qatar-donated Buses To His Garowe Counterpart (Kismaayo.com)
  • Japanese Reactionaries’ Aim In Joining In World Campaign Against Pirates (KCNA Watch)
  • Somali Media Associations Strongly Condemn The Wounding Of A Journalist (KMAUpdate)
  • Bloody Rivalry Erupts Between Al-Shabaab IS Group In Somalia (Daily Mail)

December 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Foreign Minister Welcomes New Turkish Ambassador (Halbeeg News)
  • New Somali Ambassador To Kenya Hopes To improve Relations With Kenya (Kismaayo.com)
  • Somalia Upper House Approves A Bill To Establish Anti-corruption Agency (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali Officials Report Deadly US-backed Raid On Al-Shabab (ABC News)
  • Wounded Somali Veteran Journalist Stable (KMAUpdate)
  • How George H.W. Bush’s Failed Somalia Intervention Shaped US-Africa Ties (Deutsche Welle)
December 6, 2018 | Morning Headlines

December 5, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • U.S. Renews ‘Permanent Diplomatic Presence’ In Somalia (Reuters)
  • Somalia-Somaliland Talks To Resume – MP (Goobjoog News)
  • Pregnant Women Trudging 10 Kilometers To Fetch Water In Burhakaba (Radio Ergo)
  • AMISOM Hands Over Newly Constructed Police Station To Jubbaland Authorities (AMISOM)
  • KQ Puts Off Direct Flights To Mogadishu Indefinitely (Daily Nation)
  • A Football Hero For A New Generation Of Somali-Americans (The Undefeated)

December 5, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Somali Journalist Badly Hurt In Car Bomb Blast Police Say (Washington Post)
  • Somali Spy Agency Arrests Al-Shabaab Bomb Expert (Halbeeg News)
  • A Dozen Detained In A Massive Security Sweep In Baidoa City (Radio Shabelle)
  • Somalia Calls On Al-Shabaab To Renounce Violence (Halbeeg News)
  • Soldiers Receive Operational Medals For Work In Somalia (Forces Net Work)
  • Somali Women In Sanag Ban Menfolk From Chewing Narcotic Leaf Khat (Radio Ergo)
December 5, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

December 4, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Speaker Mursal In Collision With Farmaajo & Khaire Over Mukhtar Robow Stance & Finance Committee Disband (Radio Dalsan)
  • Puntland Vice President Breaks Rank With President Over Vetting Committee (Goobjoog News)
  • AMISOM Delegation Meets Jubbaland President In Kismayo (Halbeeg News)
  • Self-exiled Somali Opposition Leader Wants To Go Home (Standard Digital)
  • Turkish NGO Builds Educational Complex In Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • In Somalia Businesses Face ‘Taxation’ by Militants (VOA)

December 4, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • New Somali Ambassador To Kenya Arrives In Nairobi (Kismaayo.com)
  • Puntland President Appoints Vetting Committee For Parliamentary Selection (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Women In Galgadud Help Families Fleeing Ethiopia’s Somali Region (Radio Ergo)
  • Somali Telecom Operators Criticise Ministry For Choice Of Regulatory Directors (Telecompaper)
  • Somaliland Opens Its Doors To Kenyan Investors (Daily Nation)
  • Sayid-Ali Abdullahi Salad: A Champion For The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities (UNSOM)
December 4, 2018 | Morning Headlines

December 3, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Robow Coalition Question New Southwest Poll Dates Says May Lock Out International Observers (Radio Dalsan)
  • Tension Brewing On The Outskirts Of Jowhar Following Battle (Shabelle Media)
  • Armed Men Gun Down Businessman In Outskirts Of Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • EU UN Launch Urban Water Project In Northern Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Must Be Better Addressed By Media (Anadolu Agency)
  • Ghanaian Police women In Somalia Raise Country’s Flag High (Graphic Online)

December 3, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia: US Military Says Attack Kills Nine Al-Shabab Fighters (Al-Jazeera)
  • Car Bomb Near Parliament In Capital Kills 1 Police Say (Garowe Online)
  • South West Presidential Polls Put Off For Third Time Set For December 19 (Goobjoog News)
  • Iron Lady Inspector Cecilia Kabube Leads Zambian Mission in Somalia (Zambia Reports)
  • Radicalism In Somalia: Rethinking An Alternative Solution (Daily Sabah)
December 3, 2018 | Morning Headlines