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    First ever televised debate held for Somaliland presidential candidates. Photo: @Mohedhazzan

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    UN flag returned to half-staff today in honor of fallen UNDP staff Faiza Mohamed Sheikh who was killed in Saturday's Mogadishu attack. Photo: @JustinTBrady

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    UNDP Somalia officials donated VHF radios to Aamin Ambulance to help them carry out their work easily. Photo: Goobjoog News

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    His Excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomes a delegation of doctors from Djibouti led by their health minister Jamaac Elmi Cokane to help the victims of Saturdays terror attack in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali President His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receive calls from families looking for missing loved ones at the call center set up to connect families trace missing persons. Source: @gurmadka252

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre with Speaker of the House Mohamed Osman Jawaari and other government officials at the National Flag celebration event in Mogadishu last night. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Christine Alalo, AMISOM Deputy Police Commissioner speaks during the handing over ceremony of a renovated police station to Jubaland Regional Administration led by Deputy President State Abdikadir Mohamud Lugadheere. Photo: AMISOM

January 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia: UN envoy re-establishes office in Mogadishu after 17-year hiatus 24 Jan – Source: UN News Centre 425 words The United Nations envoy for Somalia, Augustine P. Mahiga, today formally moved his office back to the country’s capital, Mogadishu, from neighbouring Kenya, where it has been based for 17 years. Mr. Mahiga, who was received […]

January 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Suicide explosion rocks central Somali town 24 Jan – Source: Radio Shabelle, Radio Kulmiye, Risaala – 84 words A suicide explosion attack has occurred this morning in Beledweyn town, Hiiraan Region in central Somalia. Reports just received by Shabelle radio say the suicide attack occurred at the headquarters of Hiiraan regional administration in Beledweyn town. […]

January 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali PM meets with British officials in Mogadishu (Radio Mogadishu) 23 Jan – Source: Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu. Mareeg Online – 151 words TFG PM Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has on Monday met in Somalia capital, Mogadishu with officials from Britain- a move that UK seeks support the upcoming London conference. The delegation from Britain which […]

January 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Attack claims 2 Kenyan soldiers, 11 al Shabaab militants 23 Jan – Source: Capital News – 478 words Two Kenyan soldiers were killed in Somalia on Sunday in a major attack that also left 11 al Shabaab militants dead. Military Spokesman Emmanuel Chirchir said a Transitional Federal Government (TFG) soldier was also killed in the […]

January 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

SOMALI PM IS TO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET MINISTERS 22 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 125 words The Prime Minister of the Somali Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas is to reshuffle his cabinet ministers after meeting the senior TFG officials, reports said on Sunday. Reliable sources close to the PM’s office in Mogadishu confirmed that […]

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

African Union troops reach outskirts of Mogadishu for first time, fighting rages in capital 20 Jan – Source: Washington Post/AP – 165 words Somalia — Residents and military officials say heavy fighting is under way in Somalia’s capital, breaking a period of calm. The spokesman for the African Union peacekeeping force said Friday that the […]

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM launches training course for Somali Police 19 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 275 words The Police Component of the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) has launched a capacity building and leadership training, contributing to an ongoing Somali Police Force by training ninety-seven junior police commanders. The training which is currently underway at […]

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

MSF closes largest medical centres in Mogadishu after killings 19 Jan – Source: MSF Somalia/Reuters Alert Net – 432 Words Following the tragic killings of our colleagues Philippe Havet and Dr. Karel Keiluhu in Mogadishu, Somalia, on the 29th of December 2011, the medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sees itself forced to end […]

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia vows to investigate the recent Kenyan raid on Jilib that killed children 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle,Radio Mogadishu, Bar-kulan, Hiraan Online – 261 words The PM of the TFG Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Gas on Wednesday held press conference in his office and said the TFG would investigate the bombardment that the Kenyan air force […]

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Battle erupts in Lower Jubba region 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 86 words Fighting between al Shabaab and TFG backed by Kenyan Forces has broken out in outskirts of Qoqani town of lower Jubba in central Somalia, reports say today. The fighting comes after al Shabaab militants carried out attacks on bases of TFG troops […]

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.