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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo delivers a keynote speech on the importance of agriculture & agribusiness in Antalya, Turkey during the ongoing Africa- Turkey Summit. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo inspect a guard of honor accompanied by his Turkish counterpart President Tayyip Recep Erdogan. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo arrives in Ankara for his first official visit ahead of bilateral talks with his Turkish counterpart. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali PM, Hassan Ali Kheyre meets the German Ambassador to Somalia,Jutta Gisela Frasch.

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    President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo make his first local official visit to Baidoa to assess the security and drought situation in South West Regional Administration. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali Premier host weekly cabinet meeting at Villa Somalia to discuss the country's budget, security situation, how to curb corruption in government ministries among other things. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre accompanied by the Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Mohamed Abdi visited Mogadishu Liido Beach. Photo : Radio Muqdisho

April 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia (VOA)
  • UN Estimates 337 People Killed And Injured In Somalia Since 2017 (Hiiraan Online)
  • Leaders Of Federal Government Regional Administrations To Meet In Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • UN Estimates 337 People Killed And Injured In Somalia Since 2017 (Hiiraan Online)
  • Prominent Elder Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Indian Seamen Travel Home After Somalia Piracy Ordeal (The Eastafrican)
  • Somali Drought Heightens Risk To Mothers During Pregnancy And Childbirth (Africa Newsroom)
  • Ports Politics And The Humbug of Farmajo’s Government (Wardheer News)
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April 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Calls For Heightened Vigilance To Contain Piracy In Somali Waters (Xinhua)
  • Military Court Sentences Alleged Al-Shabaab Members To 10 Year Jail(Garowe Online)
  • Newly Appointed Mayor Of Mogadishu Arrived The Capital(Garowe Online)
  • Thousands Of Drought-Stricken Somalis Stream Into Camps(VOA)
  • Mogadishu-Nairobi Direct Flights Hurt Wajir Airport(The East African)
  • Lessons For Somalia: DP World In Yemen And What That Means For Somalia(Hiiraan Online)
April 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 13, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Re-affirms Fight Against Graft Pledges Jobs For Youths (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Vows To Restore Mogadishu Security (Shabelle News)
  • Arrested Pirates To Be Arraigned In Court In Galmudug (dhacdo.com)
  • President Silanyo’s Advisor On Elections And Party Development Resigns  (Hiiraan Online)
  • President Farmaajo Vows To Defeat Al-Shabaab And Secure Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Captain Of Boat Seized By Somali Pirates Says Crew Held For 9 Days (VOA)
  • Three Conditions For Stable And Functioning Government In Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
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April 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia And The UAE Agree Upon Diverse Cooperation(SONNA)
  • Six People Die Of Disease And Hunger In Eldibir Mudug Region(Goobjoog News)
  • No Word On UAE Naval Base Deal As President Returns From Abu Dhabi(Goobjoog News)
  • Somali National Army Celebrates 57th Anniversary(SONNA)
  • Somali President Vows to Eradicate Militants As He Offers Peace Talks(VOA News)
  • A Place Called Home(AFP)
April 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 12, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Government Forces Capture Several Militants In Lower Shabelle (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Arrests Members Of A Newly Formed Religious Group In Hargeisa (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Armed Forces Day Being Marked In Mogadishu (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Pirate Leader Missing After Attempted Hijack(VOA News)
  • 9 Sailors Of Indian Ship Kidnapped By Somali Pirates Rescued (NDTV)
  • Remembering Somalia: Guns Poverty And Hospitality (Middle East Monitor)
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April 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • ICAO President Denies Reports That Somali Airspace Will Be Transferred (Hiiraan Online)
  • Senators Unanimously Vote To Endorse Rules Of Procedure (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali PM Inspects Government Offices In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Indian Cargo ship Freed By Pirates But Nine Hostages Missing (Daily Nation)
  • Emergency Directors Visit Baidoa And Kismaayo To Assess Humanitarian Needs Of Drought Victims (UNSOM)
  • The UAE Is Expanding Its Influence In The Horn Of Africa By Funding Ports And Military Bases (Quartz Africa)
April 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Security Minister Warns Police Officer Against Soliciting Bribes (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug And ASWJ To Hold Talks In Mogadishu (Markacadeey.com)
  • Southwest President Orders His Forces To Reopen Al-Shabaab Controlled Roads For Aid Access (Goobjoog News)
  • Inside Somaliland Where Drought Threatens Starvation (CTV News)
  • Somali Entrepreneurs Launch First Taxi Hailing App In Somalia (Biztech Africa)
  • Three Reasons For Optimism In Somalia (The Conversation)
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April 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • KDF Soldiers Kill 15 Shabaab Terrorists In Dawn Attack(Daily Nation)
  • New Batch Of UAE-trained Soldiers Graduate In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • ISWA President Lambasts Al-Shabaab For Its Refusal To Allow Food Aid Reach Drought Victims (Jowhar.com)
  • Somalia Forces Take Over Boat Seized By Pirates (VOA News)
  • BBC Somali Launches TV News Programme (BBC)
  • Drought Took Their Animals And Land – Now Hunger Is Taking Somalia’s Children (The Guardian)
April 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

April 10, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Military Academy Attacked 5 Dead (SBS News/Associated Press)
  • President Farmaajo Off To UAE As Pressure Builds Over Naval Base And Ports Deals (Goobjoog News)
  • Car Bomb Kills Government Worker In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • NISA UAE-Trained Forces Clash In Mogadishu (jowhar.com)
  • 13 People Killed In Clan Clashes In Sool Region (Goobjoog News)
  • China Navy Says It Foiled Pirate Attack On Ship Off Somalia (The Globe & Mail)
  • What Donald Trump Order On Somalia Means (Daily Nation)
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April 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Information Minister Yarisow Sends  Officials Home(Goobjoog News)
  • Ahlu Sunna Welcomes Delay Of Galmudug Election (Shabelle News)
  • Brief Hijacking Shows Return Of Piracy To Somalia Coast(Associated Press)
  • AMISOMKDF Forces Foil Al-Shabaab Attack In Kuday Somalia Kill Top Commander (The Star)
  • Somali Pirates  Are Back In Business(Foreign Policy)
April 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines