• alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, Somaliland’s UCID party leader Faisal Ali Warabe and leader of Khatumo state, Ali Khalif Galaydh, during the recent Somali Partnership Forum in  Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Bakarole, a small village just north of Mogadishu. In one of the aerial photos, AMISOM troops can be seen interacting with villagers. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Address gathering on women, peace and security in Somalia at the side events in the ongoing Somali Partnership Forum. Photo: UNWomen

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Partnership Forum officially kicks off in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @Engyarisow

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Mogadishu, yesterday.. Photo: Dhacdo.com

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo during a meeting with former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Ankara Turkey. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

May 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Crucial constitutional meeting kicks off in Mogadishu 06 May- Source: xinhua- 450 words A major conference for Somalia top traditional elders and aimed at selecting an assembly that will adopt the newly drafted constitution and a new parliament continued for the second day running. The gathering brings together 135 key traditional elders who will decide […]

May 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

US and UK announce $9.5 million to stabilize Mogadishu 03 May – Source: Hiiraan Online – 278 words The US and UK announced that they would contribute $9.5 million to assist in the launch of the Mogadishu Stabilization Plan. The announcement was made in a joint press release released by the US Agency for International […]

May 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Kenyan army targets al Shabaab training bases in southern Somalia 03 May – Source: Mareeg Online – 88 words Kenyan forces have reportedly bombarded several al Shabaab military training bases in a town in Somalia’s southern region of Lower Jubba region, according to the local residents. Reports confirm that Kenyan military opened mortar fire on […]

May 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

EU says expanding AMISOM stretches its support budget 02 May – Source: Xinhua – 900 words The European Union is spending additional 100 million euros to support the payment of salaries for the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, an EU senior official said on Wednesday. The European Union’s Commissioner for Development Andris Pielbalgs announced in […]

May 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Dhusa Mareb blast victims airlifted to Ethiopia 02 May – Source: Radio Bar-kulan, Shabelle, Radio Kulmiye – 133 words Seven victims of the recent suicide attack in central Somali town of Dhusa Mareb have been airlifted to Addis Ababa for further treatments, reports say. A chartered private plane transported the victims from Guri’el town to […]

May 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for suicide attacks in Galgudud and Mogadishu 02 May – Source: Radio Kulmiye/Radio Risaala – 159 words Al Shabaab claimed the responsibility for yesterday’s suicide attack which killed government officials and civilians including Somali dignitaries in the region. Seven people, including two MPs, were killed in a suicide attack in central […]

May 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Suicide bomber kills 4, including legislators 02 May – Source: New York Times / NPR/ABC/AP/BBC- 77 words At least four people were killed, including members of the transitional parliament, and at least a dozen were wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday at a cafeteria in the central Somali town of Dhusamareb. […]

May 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 30, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Security forces in Dharkenley foil al Shabaab attacks 29 Apr – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 165 words Somali forces stationed in Dharkenley district have foiled al Shabaab attacks in that district and killed several militants, officials confirm. “Al Qaeda and their affiliates al Shabaab tried to attack government bases but we repelled them and killed […]

April 30, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 30, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ministry of constitution: Traditional elders’ meeting to take place in May 29 Apr- Source: Radio Mogadishu- 147 words The ministry of constitution, federal affairs and reconciliation of thee Somali government has declared that most traditional elders, who are supposed to approve the constitution, will be all brought together in Mogadishu. State minister of the constitution, […]

April 30, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Fighting in Gedo region leaves 11 dead 27 Apr – Source: Shabelle/Kulmiye – 176 words Eleven people were slained and many more others sustained injuries in a battle between Somali soldiers backed by Kenyan military and al Shabaab in the south western Somali region of Gedo, officials said today. Local residents confirmed that the fighting started […]

April 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.