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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  

January 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab executes an alleged spy in Kismayo 11 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 152 words Al Shabaab extremists in the Southern port town of Kismayo have on Tuesday publicly executed one of its members for allegedly spying for the Kenyan troops who are battling the group. Reports say rebel fighters executed a Kenyan national […]

January 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Grenade attack at UN’s Mogadishu base 11 Jan – Source: AP / News24 – 733 words Unidentified men attacked the main United Nations compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu, hurling two hand grenades that exploded near the wall, UN officials and witnesses said on Wednesday. According to witnesses, two grenades struck by the roadside next […]

January 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Roads in Somalia to be restored by Turkey 10 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 125 words TIKA’s coordinator in Somalia Abdulahad Kokdagi said that they held a meeting with Somali officials to prepare a report regarding what was required to restore roads in Mogadishu. Roads in Mogadishu will be restored by Turkish Cooperation & Coordination […]

January 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab names new al Shabaab leader to Kenya 10 Jan – Source: Radio Kulmiye, Radio Risala, Shabelle – 127 words Al Shabaab militia has today announced that they have appointed a new man representing al Shabaab in Kenyan affairs. Speaking in a videotape posted on pro-al Shabaab websites, the new representative has sent a […]

January 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

PRESS RELEASE For the first time in our history we have an intelligence service that protects the Somali people instead of repressing them 09 Jan – Source: TFG – 487 words The 40th anniversary of the Somali Intelligence service was celebrated last night in a ceremony held at the Presidency. The guest of honor was the president […]

January 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali PM in Nairobi to attend Roadmap session 08 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu, SONNA, Radio Bar-kulan – 280 words Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali is in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi to attend a UN session that will address the Somali crisis and monitor the implementation of the UN-sponsored political Roadmap. The Roadmap […]

January 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Minn. hawala to re-open with small money transfers 07 Jan – Source: AP – 127 words A money transfer business that sends remittances from Minnesota to Somalia is re-opening to allow transfers in small dollar amounts. Garad Nor is head of Tawakal Money Express. He says he’ll allow transfers in amounts up to $500 — […]

January 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali PM arrives in Beledweyne town 06 Jan – Source: Radio Bar-kulan, Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu – 139 words Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali on Friday morning visited Beledweyne days after joint forces wrested the town from al Shabaab. A plane carrying the premier and other top government officials landed at Ugas Khalif Airport in […]

January 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

PRESS RELEASE National Security Committee met about the parliamentary crises 05 Jan – Source: TFG – 292 words An ordinary meeting was held yesterday by the National Security Committee. The agenda of the meeting was about the Security situation of the country and the current political crisis in the Parliament. The meeting which was chaired […]

January 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

TFG leadership opposes parliamentary result for new speaker 05 Jan – Source: Radio Kulmiye, Radio Mogadishu, Somalia Report –  92 words Somali government leadership rejected the result of yesterday’s parliamentary election for a new speaker. The Somali National Security Council (NSC) members, including Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Parliament Speaker Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden […]

January 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.