• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomed Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and his delegations, at Mogadishu International Airport today. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, Somali Minister of Fisheries Abdillahi Bidhan, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and other officials witness the official signing of the fishing licenses, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela C. Del Re in Mogadishu.

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received the credentials papers from Norwegian Ambassador to Somalia Ms. Elin Bergithe Rognlie Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • Speaker of the House of the People Mohamed Mursal, alongside former speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari hosted Southwest federal MPs in Mogadishu to discussed the upcoming regional elections in South West. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad receiving the credentials of the new Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. Mehmet Yilmaz, in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

November 30, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Kenyan Leaders Say KDF To Stay In Somalia To Bring Peace And Stability (Xinhua)
  • Galmudug Security Forces Search House Where Recent Galkayo Attack Was Orchestrated (Kismaayo.com)
  • Somalia Telecommunication Companies United In Calling For The Protection Of National Interest (Radio Shabelle)
  • UAE Ambassador UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative For Somalia Discuss Cooperation (Emirates News Agency)
  • War In Africa: U.S. Drops Record Number Of Bombs In Somalia In 2018 (Breitbart)
  • Parents Resort To Home Remedies As Whooping Cough Spreads In Burao (Radio Ergo)

November 30, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Degraded By U.S. Federal Government Of Somalia (SONNA)
  • Local And International NGOs Explore Durable Solutions On Displacement In Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Nairobi Governor Hosts His Mogadishu Counterpart (Kismaayo)
  • War On Al-Shabaab Not Lost: Senior US Official (Anadolu Agency)
  • Somali Women Rally For Peace At A Two-Day Forum In The Capital Mogadishu (UNSOM)
  • Widows Of War: Clan Conflict Takes Its Toll On Somali Women And Children (Radio Ergo)
November 30, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 29, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • A Suspect ‘Who Plotted’ Deadly Hotel Attack Is Arrested (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Poll Agency Delays Parliamentary And Municipality Election (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali Migrants Return Home After Detention In Uganda And Tanzania (Mareeg News)
  • AMISOM Trains Somalia’s South West State Finance Executives On Strategic Fiscal Management (AMISOM)
  • Somali Parliament Apologizes For ‘Wrong Report’ On Missing US $40 Million (African Exponent)
  • Is Middle Eastern Rivalry Good for Africa? (The National Interest)

November 29, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AU Peace And Security Council Delegation Concludes Working Visit To Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Council Of Inter-state Cooperation Hails The Senate Report On Political Standoff (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali Parliament Dissolves Finance Committee (Radio Shabelle)
  • New US Airstrike In Somalia Kills 3 Al-Shabaab Extremists (Daily Mail)
  • Al-Shabab Frees Two Kenyans After 5 Days In Captivity (Xinhua News)
  • An Al-Shabaab Defector Is Pushing The Limits Of Somalia’s Democracy (TNT World)
November 29, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 28, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Senate Identifies ‘Common Ground’ To End Political Crisis (Garowe Online)
  • MP Urges Legal Action Against 2nd Deputy Speaker Over Breach Of law (Goobjoog News)
  • Somaliland To Host An Investment Forum In Nairobi On Friday (Somaliland Standard)
  • Commander of United States Africa Command Visits Somalia (US Africa Command)
  • Soma Media Members Discuss Media Role In Social Transformation (KMAUpdates)
  • Daughters Of Al-Shabaab (Al-Jazeera)

November 28, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AU Peace And Security Council Delegates Hold Talks With Southwest Leaders In Baidoa (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali National Army Kills Three Terrorist Fighters (SONNA)
  • Somalia Concludes 3 Day Constitutional Conference On Human Rights In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • WHO Technical Team Meets To Assess Anti-polio Campaign (Capital FM)
  • Ex-militant Tests Somalia’s Fledgling Democracy (Reuters)
November 28, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 27, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Calls For Ending Illegal Fishing In African Waters (Radio Shabelle)
  • Somali Military Court Sentences Al-Shabaab Operative To 15 Years In Prison (Halbeeg News)
  • Burtinle Residents Welcome Clean Piped Water In The Dry Northern Somali Town (Radio Ergo)
  • UN Mission Head Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attacks In Mogadishu Galkayo (UN News)
  • Somalia’s Thorny Problems On The Of Africa (Worldview Stratfor)

November 27, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Car Bomb Blast Kills 8 In Somali Capital (The Peninsula)
  • Somali President Attends Key Summit In Kenya (Radio Shabelle)
  • Clashes Over Water Leave 800 Families In Crisis In Galgaduud (Radio Ergo)
  • African Union Peace & Security Council Delegation On An Assessment Mission In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Education Campaign Bears Fruit As Pastoralists Send Children To School In Berbera (Radio Ergo)
November 27, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 26, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Militants Kill Cleric And 14 Others In Somalia In Car Bomb And Gun Attack (Reuters)
  • Five Presidential Contestants Drop Their Bid Agree To Back Robow (Halbeeg News)
  • Judiciary Suffers Collateral Damage In Beileh’s Budget Defense (Goobjoog News)
  • President Museveni Somali President Mohamed Hold Talks At Entebbe (KMAUpdates)
  • Annual 16-day Campaign To End Violence Against Women And Girls Gets Underway (UNSOM)
  • Former Al-Shabaab Spokesman Mukhtar Robow Is Running For Office In Somalia (NBC News)

November 26, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Plans Joint Military Operations With Somali Army (Halbeeg News)
  • South West State Begins Registration Of The Presidential Candidates (Radio Shabelle)
  • At least 10 Soldiers Killed In Al-Shabaab Ambush (Garowe Online)
  • Kenya Identifies Suspects In Italian Woman’s Kidnapping (News24)
  • New US Ambassador To Somalia Sees Path To Peace Prosperity (VOA)
November 26, 2018 | Morning Headlines