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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

19 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: President Sharif meets Djibouti’s military chief in Mogadishu (Source; Radio Mogadishu) Big rush to cash in on Somalia protect Uganda save Sudan (East African News) Kenya’s march to find militants in Somalia fruitless so far (Source: Mail&Guardian) U.S. Somalis lose only means of sending cash home (Source: NPR News) Somalia Premier warns of economic problems ( Source: Shabelle) […]

19 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

16 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Mombasa training against Somali pirates for AMISOM Uganda troops (Source: Coastweek) al Shabaab warns Djibouti not to send troops to Somalia (Source: Radio Kulmiye) Heavy fighting erupts in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Shabelle Radio Kulmiye and Risaala) Somali Ambassador: We talked to Kenya over security situation in Dadaab refugee camp (Source: Radio Bar-kulan Radio Mogadishu) “Security situation of […]

16 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

16 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Cabinet Ministers’ meeting (Source: office of the prime minister) Former Somali parliament speaker rejects his ouster(Source: Mareeg Online/VOA News) UN-sponsored consultative meeting on Somalia postponed (Source: Shabelle Net) Somali rebels block ICRC food aid convoys(Source: Reuters) Civic society groups in Banadir welcome Djiboutian troops in Somalia (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Clan agrees to help al shabaab fight […]

16 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

15 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: UN-sponsored consultative meeting on Somalia postponed (Source: Radio Shabelle) Somali president welcomes Britain delegation (Source: Radio Mogadishu SONNA SNTV Bar-kulan) Somali interim parliament speaker calls former speaker to respect the law (Source: Mareeg Online Shabelle) “al Shabaab is not ready for peace”: Mogadishu’s mayor (Source: Radio Mogadishu Somalia Report) Somalia’s al Shabaab says Europeans among its foreign […]

15 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

15 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali President Sharif Ahmed asks MPs to respect the law (Source: Mareeg) UN chief lobbies for bigger Amisom force (Source: Daily Nation) Djibouti reportedly appeals for assistance with deployment of troops to Somalia (Source: Shabeelle Media) TFG intensified its anti-terror operations in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Risaala) Somalia’s rare window of hope (Source: BBC News) Parliament meeting concludes in […]

15 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

14 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: UN Chief: More Troops May Be Necessary for Somalia (Source: VOA) Al Shabaab confiscate livestock in central Shabelle (Source: Radio Mogadishu) Somaliland Minister of Justice opens Meeting of Children Rights (Source:Hadhwanaag Press) Somali parliament in distress after speaker dismissed (Source: Radio Kulmiye) (Source: KBC) Security Council urges comprehensive strategy to tackle Somalia’s crises (Source: UN News Center)   […]

14 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

14 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali parliament dismisses speaker of parliament Sharif Hassan(Source: Shabelle Radio Mogadishu Kulmiye Risaala) UN seeks $1.5b to fund aid projects in Somalia (Source: CBC News) Relief food distributed in Gedo(Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Intelligence officer injured in landmine blast at fete in northern Kenya( Source: KTN TV) Kenyan forces pledge further push into Somalia(Kenyan forces […]

14 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

13 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali President Jets back in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Mogadishu) President Kibaki calls Somalis to restore peace (Source: Radio Bar-Kulan) ASWJ boosts its “military” presence in Hiiraan region (Source: Radio Bar-Kulan ) Somalia: MPs summon Ministers on FGM motion (Source: Garowe Online ) US defense chief in Djibouti for counter-terrorism talks(Source: Tribune ) Turkey Shelters Nearly 10000 Somali […]

13 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

13 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: UN Secretary-General’s remarks to the press (Source: UNPOS) A send-off party for outgoing AU peacekeepers held in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Somali PM urges forces to tighten Mogadishu’s security(Source: Radio Mogadishu Shabelle) Somalia: Cabinet ministers held talks in Mogadishu(Source: Radio Mogadishu) ASWJ arrests ten of its militias for robbery and extortion( Source: Radio Bar-kulan ) […]

13 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

09 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: UN Secretly General pays a landmark visit to Somalia (Source: Radio Mogadishu Shabelle and Radio Bar-kulan) UN to relocate Somalia office to Mogadishu next year (Source: Radio Bar-kulan Risaala and Kulmiye) Security beefed up as Ban Ki Moon jets in(Source: Radio Mogadishu SONNA Jowhar Online) Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with the President and Foreign […]

09 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report