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    Dignitaries led by SRSG Michael Keating, SRCC Ambassador Francisco Madeira and head of regional government arrive in Cadaado city the interim capital of Galmudug regional state to attend the inauguration ceremony of Galmudug President Ahmed Du’ale Geelle Haaf. Photo : @SRSGKeating

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    Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Jose Madeira (left), Somalia's Minister of Information, Abdirahman Omar Osman (center), and The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating (right), cut into a cake during celebrations to mark Africa Day held at the AMISOM headquarters in Mogadishu, Somalia, on May 25, 2017. PHOTO: AMISOM

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    Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled participates in garbage cleaning in Mogadishu. PHOTO: @HarunMaruf

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    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’ speaks at the inauguration ceremony of Doraleh port, 15km from Djibouti City. PHOTO: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre poses for a photo with children in Mogadishu. PHOTO: @SomaliPM

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    President Farmaajo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Arab Islamic American Summit. PHOTO: @TheVIllaSomalia

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    Italian navy train Somali maritime police off the coast of Bosaso city. PHOTO: @HarunMaruf

May 15, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • A Forum Of 88 Members Of Parliament Announced In Nairobi (Jowhar.com)
  • Government Workers Given A Day Off To Celebrate 15 May (Hiiraan Online)
  • Minister of Information Opens Editorial Guidelines Training to Somali Journalists (Jowhar.com)
  • Puntland Vice President suspends Director of Immigration Department (Garowe News)
  • 17 Dead From Hunger Near Mogadishu Amid Drought (Shabelle News)
  • Three Tales Of Mogadishu: Violence A Booming Economy … And Now Famine (The Guardian)
  • A Journey To Somaliland: Africa’s Self-made Country (Rudaw)
  • A Crucial Lifeline is Restoring Dignity For Drought-affected Families in Somalia (ICRA.org)
  • After Conference There Is Ray Of Hope For Somalia (The Standard)
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May 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Government Holds Constitutional Review Meeting in Mogadishu (Garowe Online)
  • Tension Runs High in Eastern Galgaduud (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia’s Prime Minister Attends Doha Forum (Garowe Online)
  • President Mohamed Reaches Out To Global Financial Agencies (Daily Nation)
  • Somali President Welcomes Al-Sisi’s Invitation To Visit Egypt (Daily News Egypt)
  • Is Federalism a New Phenomenon in Somalia? (Jowhar.com)
May 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 11, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • World Leaders Urged to Cancel Somalia’s $5.3bn Debt Amid Threat of Imminent Famine (International Business Times)
  • First Phase Of London Conference Kicks Off Today (Garowe Online)
  • Qatar – Somalia Talks (Hiiraan Online)
  • Egypt’s Army Sends Food and Medical Aid to Somalia in Drought Relief (Ahram News Agency)
  • British UN Leaders To Address Somalia Humanitarian Crisis  (Associated Press)
  • An Enterprising And Humanitarian Policy For Somalia (Daily Sabah)
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May 12, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • The Pentagon Would Consider Sending More US Troops To Somalia (Military Times)
  • A Prominent Elder Killed in Mogadishu (Garoweonline)
  • Judicial Service Council Fires Officials For Corruption (Shabellenews)
  • Government Asked to Bring Former NISA Chief Before Court (Shabellenews)
  • Last Minute Effort to Avert Famine: An International Conference on Somalia in London (Africanews Room)
  • Turkey Pledges More Support For Somalia At London Summit (Daily Sabah)
  • Did Somalia Lose A Future President? (Al-Ahram)
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May 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN Chief Calls on International Community to Allocate Another $900 Million For Somalia (Sputnik news)
  • Somalia’s President and United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Opened London conference on Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia’s Council Of Ministers Meeting Focuses On Security (Garoweonline)
  • Kenya Defence Force To Stay And Pacify Somalia Says President Uhuru (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia and Its Backers Seek Security Pact To Beef Up Army (Reuters)
  • Museveni In United Kingdom For Conference On Somalia (New Vision Uganda)
  • How Do You Solve A Problem Like Somalia? (BBC News)
May 12, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Turkey Aims To Win Exclusive Fishing Rights Off The Coast Of Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Uhuru Alarms Premature AMISOM Troops Withdrawal (Shabelle News)
  • Gunmen Kill Somali Elder Involved In Election (Shabelle News)
  • Italian Police Arrest Somalis Suspected of Human Trafficking Ties To Islamists(Sputnik News)
  • Turkish PM Flies To London For Somalia Conference (Anadolu Agency)
  • Strong Partnerships and Further Funding Key to Beating Back Famine (Africa Newsroom)
May 11, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 10, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Arrives In London For Somalia Conference (Shabelle News)
  • Federal Indirect Electoral Team Sued Over Bribery Charges (Somali Update)
  • Federal Member States Agree To Share Fishing Revenues (Garowe)
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta Heads To London For Forum On Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • The Plight Of The Somalis (PressTV)
  • Somaliland Students Rely On Food Aid (Al Jazeera English)
  • The U.S. Made A Critical Mistake During Somalia’s Last Famine. Will We Repeat It? (Washington Post)
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May 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At Least 13 Killed In Somalia Fighting (VOAnews)
  • Denmark Joins Combat Against Somalia Piracy (Shabelle News)
  • Somalia In Mourning As Football Legend Hussein Ali Abdulle Passes Away (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somalia EU Mull Ways of Enhancing Maritime Security (Xinhua)
  • Egyptian Prime Minister to Attend London Conference On Somalia (Ahram News Agency)
  • Instruments of Pain (III): Conflict and Famine in Somalia (Reliefweb)
May 10, 2017 | Morning Headlines

May 9, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Departs For Britain Ahead Of May 11 London Conference (Goobjoog News)
  • Prime Minister Closes Media Stakeholder Meeting In Mogadishu (Radio Mustaqbal)
  • President Warns Against Illegal Checkpoints (Goobjoog News)
  • EU Naval Force Hosts Somalia Prime Minister Aboard Counter-piracy Operations Ship (AMISOM)
  • Four Arrested As they Tried To Travel To Lybia To Join ISIS(Daily Nation)
  • Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society Donates AED650000 To ERC’s Aid Campaign In Somalia(Emirates News Agency)
  • Securing Progress In Somalia( The Interpreter)
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May 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Explosion: Car bomb Rocks Mogadishu At least 8 Killed Outside Cafe (Fox News)
  • Somali Forces Seize IEDs in Mogadishu Sweep (Shabelle News)
  • Somaliland Will Not Participate In London Conference On Somalia Minister Shire Says (Somali-Update)
  • Landmine Kills 3 Soldiers in Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • UN Has To Do More For Somalia’s Stability Uhuru Says In Talks With UNGA Boss (The Star Kenya)
  • UN Agency Returns 62372 Somali Refugees From Kenya (Xinhua)
  • Analysts Sceptical Of Impact In Somalia Of Kenya Arms Purchases (The Daily Nation)
May 9, 2017 | Morning Headlines