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    First Somali Female Pilot Marwo Asli returns to Somalia after two decades in exile. PHOTO: Dalsoor News

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    Outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Somalia, Mikael Lindvall receives farewell gift from President Farmajo. PHOTO: @engyarisow

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    Somalia’s Ambassador designate to the UK, Abdirahman Aynte takes part in a webchat held at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Photo: @Aynte

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    Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed hands over a certificate to a soldier who took part in a training held in Puntland

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    President Farmajo with Upper House Speaker Abdi Hashi Abdullahi and Mohamed Sheikh Osman (Jawari), Speaker of Lower House during the opening of the 2nd session of Parliament. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre lays down the foundation stones for new government offices in Kismayo city. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Hassan Ali Kheyre presides over the weekly Cabinet meeting held in Kismaayo. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

July 7, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Challenges Emerge At The National Security Council Meeting (Jowhar.com)
  • Puntland Condemns Al-Shabaab Over Ban on ‘Counterfeit’ Somali Shilling (Somali Update)
  • Deadly Fights Erupts In Bay Region (Dhacdo.com)
  • ‘We Made It’: Somali Refugees Arrive Before New Rules (VOA)
  • Somalia To Screen Disengaged Ex-Al-Shabaab Militants (Xinhuanet)
  • Somalia’s Vicious Cycle Of Drought And Death (Care Blog)
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July 7, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • National Forum On Education Policy Kicks Off In Garowe  (Garowe Online)
  • Angry People Loot Stores And Hawala Shops In Abudwak Town Force Businesses To Closed (RBC Radio)
  • Businessman Dies In Bomb Blast In Galkayo (Garowe Online)
  • US Military Vows To Dismantle Al-Shabaab Fighters In Somalia (The Sun News)
  • NISA Convenes Second Workshop On Screening Disengaged Al-Shabaab Combatants In Mogadishu (UNSOM)
  • This Is Why Al-Shabaab Won’t Be Going Away Anytime Soon (Washington Post)
July 7, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 6, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Journalist Detained Over Critical Post Against Puntland President (Somali Update)
  • Elections of Lower Government In Southwest State Ready Says Local Civil Societies (Goobjoog News)
  • A Police Officer Killed In Mogadishu (Dhacdo.com)
  • Somali Military Forces Heading To Areas Under Al-Shabaab Control (Goobjoog News)
  • China Donates 1 Million USD To Assist Displaced Somalis (Xinhua)
  • Somalia’s ‘Climate Refugees’ Can’t Wait for Global Action Much Longer (News Deeply)
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July 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Says 10 Al-Shabaab Terrorists Killed In Airstrikes (Xinhua)
  • Somaliland Minister Rebuffs Reports On Ailing President Siilaanyo’s Health (Somali Update)
  • Political Difference In Galgadud Can Be Resolved Says Deputy President of Ahlu Sunnah wal Jama (ASWJ) (Goobjoog News)
  • Severe Drought Displaces 761000 In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • ‘Al Shabab’ Militants In Day-long Battle With Kenyan Forces (BBC News)
  • International Report Charts Continued Threat From Global Piracy (The National)
July 6, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 5, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President To Chair National Security Council Meeting (Jowhar.com)
  • Prime Minister Of Somali Federal Government Met With Saudi Arabia Foreign Affairs Minister (Garowe Online)
  • Mukhtaar Robow Issues A List Of Conditions To Be Met By Government (Dhacdo.com)
  • Al-Shabaab Attack Pandanguo Police Post In Lamu (Standard Media)
  • Somalia’s Recovery Needs Continued Support Says AMISOM Head (The Citizen)
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July 5, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • 14 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Somalia (Global Times)
  • People Might Die Soon Says Galmudug Drought Response Committee (Goobjoog News)
  • Air Arabia Starts Commercial Flights To Hargeisa In Somaliland (Garowe Online)
  • Policeman Detained In Probe Over Alleged Extremism (Associated Press)
  • 2 Soldiers Killed In Mortar Attack Near Somalia’s Presidential Palace (Xinhuanet)
  • Strategic Communication Vital In the 1000+ Days Remaining (Hiiraan Online)
July 5, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 4, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Of South West Administration Speaks About Mukhtaar Roobow (Garowe Online)
  • Resumption Of Somali Currency Circulation Expected In Guri’el Town (Goobjoog News)
  • President Of South West Administration Speaks About Mukhtaar Roobow (Garowe Online)
  • Khatumo Calls For Power Sharing Deal With Somaliland  (Goobjoog News)
  • Daily Mirror Pair Recognised For Reports On ‘Forgotten’ Somalia Famine
  • Somali Pirates Are Back. Only A Strong State Can Put An End To Their Activities (The Conversation)
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July 4, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Allied Forces Clash With Al-Shabaab In Gedo Region(Garowe Online)
  • Ethiopia Hands Over 120 Prisoners To Somalia (Horseed Media)
  • Somali Shilling Hits A New Low Against US Dollar After Large Amount Of Fake Currency Entered The Market (Bartamaha.com)
  • Puntland Requests Nomadic Communities To Return To Remote Vicinity(Garowe Online)
  • US Strike Targets Al-Shabaab In Somalia (VOA News)
  • Why Be A Pirate? Understanding Motivations For Piracy( Piracystudies.org)
July 4, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 3, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Commander Killed In Airstrike Near Barawe (RBC radio)
  • Somaliland U.A.E. Ink Deal To Implement Development Projects (Garowe Online)
  • UK Pushes For Somalia-Somaliland Talks to End Differences (Somali Update)
  • Finance Minister Issue Warning To Ghost Workers (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali President Calls For Unity Talks With Breakaway Somaliland (Africa News)
  • Outbreak Of Cholera In Somalia: A Public Health Concern (The Borgen Project)
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July 3, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Roadside Blast Kills 2 In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Militants Execute Two Indian Nationals In Southern Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Security Sweep Naps Several People In Galkayo Puntland (Goobjoog News)
  • Iran Ups Exports To Somalia By 38 Percent (Farsnews)
  • Somaliland’s Children Dying As Drought And Border Dispute Create Fatal Mix (Radioaustralia.net)
July 3, 2017 | Morning Headlines