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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

15 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali Government refute Human Rights Watch allegations Somali president Sheikh Sharif travels to Burundi Somali president warns against bothering IDPs in Mogadishu Fighting kills 10 injuries others in central Somalia Somaliland Ethiopia and China to sign trilateral deals Galmudug marks its fifth anniversary Al Shabaab declares it began hit and run attacks Kenya’s […]

15 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

15 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Al Shabaab weapons discovered in Bakara Market State of emergency imposed to Mogadishu for second day Al Shabaab leader says it is wrong to go to war with forces armed with tanks Villagers abort al Shabaab’s attack on their village in middle Shabelle Uganda to send 2000 more troops to Somalia WFP expands […]

15 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

12 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator to visit Horn of Africa Karan district authorities urge people to come back to their homes One soldier killed in southern Somalia clash Famine aid must prevent future crises – Clinton Rape danger as women flee Somali famine Al Shabaab say their fighters are still […]

12 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

12 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali government says UN consultative meeting should occur next month FIFA donates $1m for Somalia relief WFP gets more access in Somalia Dubai Cares to start work in Somalia   SOMALI MEDIA Somali government says UN consultative meeting should occur next month 11 Aug – Source: Mareeg Online, Shabelle, Somaliweyn – 110 words […]

12 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

11 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: UN warns warlords to revive in Mogadishu after al Shabaab withdrawal Somalia militants weakened could regroup UN says Arms smuggling rife in Somalia despite UN embargo claims report Somali famine: Ghana schoolboy raises aid money Turkey: PM set to visit Somalia AMISOM sacrifice deserves applause U.S. relies on contractors in Somalia conflict South […]

11 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

11 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali president to rid country of Islamist rebels The AU determined to build on recent achievements in Mogadishu to further peace and security in Somalia Somali president: Combat operations against al Shabaab will continue Parents call for gov’t to help release jailed Somalis in Tanzania   PRESS RELEASE The AU determined to build […]

11 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

10 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: President Sharif meets his Tanzanian counterpart Mahiga calls for more AU troops in Somalia French warship will escort food supplies for Somali ports TFG deploys security officers in Bakara market Mogadishu Tanzania donates food for famine-hit Somalia   SOMALI MEDIA President Sharif meets his Tanzanian counterpart 10 Aug – Source: Radio Bar-Kulan, Radio […]

10 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

10 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: AMISOM Force Commander says extremists still pose threat and appeals for more troops Change of guard at the AMISOM force in Somalia AMISOM expands al Shabaab abandoned areas in northern Mogadishu President Sharif arrives in Dares salam Tanzania Somali police handed over the control of the two main markets in Mogadishu Consolidate Mogadishu […]

10 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

09 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: U.S gives more aid to Somalia Low flying helicopters seen over Merka Lower Shabelle region Oxfam provides clean water sanitations to refugees in Dadaab refugee camp Kibaki: Somalia crisis straining Kenya African Union troops win battle in Somali capital Amnesty offer extended to insurgents in Somalia Somali Al-Shabaab…from local to international Jihad   […]

09 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

09 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: AU Special Representative commends AMISOM and TFG troops on the recent military offensive in Mogadishu Ugandan president vows to send more troops to Somalia Kenya on high alert after al Shabaab pullout from Mogadishu Museveni meets Somali president Somali famine: First UNHCR airlift arrives in Mogadishu U.S. set to announce $100M in Somalia […]

09 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines