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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo arrives in the UAE. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    >Galmudug President, Ahmed Dualle Geele Haaf  arrives in Nairobi for talks with Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa (ASWJ) Photo: @DalsanFM

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and President Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden in Baraawe. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire at the Kacdoonka Nabada youth event last night. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    PM, Hassan Ali Khayre addresses an event organized by women leaders to show support for Somali National Army. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Somaliland Vice President Abdirahman Saylici with others standing in line waiting to vote. Photo: @Rooble2009

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    Image of the day" width="240" />Somaliland's ruling party, Kulmiye Candidate Musa Bihii Abdi Concludes his campaigns in Hargeisa ahead of the elections next week. Photo: Hiiraan Online  

February 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Ten killed, dozens wounded in Buhodle Fighting 08 Feb – Source: Radio Kulmiye, Shabelle – 153 words At least ten people had been killed and dozens other were wounded in heavy fighting that rocked Buhodle town, Togdher region, northern Somalia. The fighting broke out in the city today as the militia of newly elected authority […]

February 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Clashes between TFG-Kenyan forces against al Shabaab caused displacement of civilians in Lower Juba region 07 Feb- Source: Radio Shabelle, Somalia Report- 58 words Mass displacement began in some districts of Lower Juba region after frequent battles and shelling erupted between TFG and al Shabaab fighters. Residents in Qoqani, Tabta and Hawina villages on the […]

February 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Jerry Rowlings visits Mogadishu 07 Feb – Source: Radio Bar-kulan, Radio Mogadishu – 97 words African Union Special Representative to Somalia, Jerry Rowlings, on Tuesday visited the Somali capital, Mogadishu, where he is expected to meet officials from TFG and the AU forces in Mogadishu. Rowlings was welcomed at the airport by AU’s deputy envoy to […]

February 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN and partners insist interim political arrangement must end in August 06 Feb- Source: UN News Centre- 447 words The international group that brings together the United Nations and its diplomatic partners in support of efforts to restore peace and stability in Somalia insisted today that the country’s current transitional governing arrangements must end on […]

February 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Gunmen assassinate Puntland official in northern Galka’yo town 06 Feb – Source: Radio Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu, Hiiraan Online – 109 words Heavily armed men have shot dead an official from the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in northern part of Galka’yo town in central Somalia, an official said Monday. Reports say Abdirahman, the assassinated official was reportedly […]

February 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Kenyan jets hit al Shabaab-held villages in southwestern Somalia 04 Feb – Source: Shabelle – 159 words Kenyan jets have shelled a town once again in less than a week a rebel-held towns in Lower Jubba region of southwestern Somalia, causing heavy loss of al Shabaab fighters, residents said on Saturday. Residents said, the Kenyan […]

February 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali regions no longer famine stricken-UN 03 Feb – Source: Reuters – 260 words An exceptional harvest after good rains and food deliveries by aid agencies have ended famine in Somalia although conditions remain fragile and could worsen, the United Nations said on Friday. The U.N. declared famine in two parts of southern Somalia last […]

February 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Britain names Ambassador to Somalia 02 Feb – Source: New York Times / Reuters /Guardian – 142 words Britain sent Foreign Secretary William Hague to Mogadishu and appointed an ambassador to Somalia for the first time in two decades on Thursday, signaling London’s intention to help make a push to address the country’s long-running conflict. […]

February 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Britain’s Hague in war-torn Somalia 02 Feb – Source: AFP/ Yahoo News/ Independent – 251 words Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague visited MogadishuThursday, one of the highest profile visitors and the most senior British official to travel to the war-torn Somali capital in two decades. Hague met with Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed at the presidential […]

February 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops kill civilians in Beledweyne 01 Feb – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 100 words Four people were killed and two others were injured when Ethiopian troops in Beledweyne town opened fire on civilians at a bridge in the city, reports say. The troops opened the fire after an explosion presumably targeting one of their […]

February 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.