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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Foreign Ministers Ahmed Issa Awad at the IGAD summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire and other government officials attended a town hall meeting held in Norway by Somali Diaspora. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire address guests during the launch of the Nordic Horn of Africa Opportunity Fund in Oslo. Photo: @gabowduale

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Eriksen Søreide address the media on the sidelines of Oslo Forum. Photo: @NorwayInSomalia

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    Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed Islam met with AMISOM officials in Kismayo today. Photo:@DalsanFM

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo greeting the public after Eid prayers outside the main mosque in Mogadishu this morning. Photo: @DalsanFM

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    Chief of Defense forces Gen. Abdiweli Gorod travelled to Kismayo to assess ongoing offensive against Al-Shabaab in Jubaland region. Photo: Dhacdo

March 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Briton held in Mogadishu was ‘carrying suspicious materials’ 28 Mar – Source: Guardian – 658 words A British citizen who was detained at the airport in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday said he wanted to travel to an al Shabaab stronghold and was carrying suspicious materials, including hundreds of CDs, an African Union military spokesman […]

March 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

The MIPT presents FM Radio Transmitters to Khatumo and Galmudug 27 Mar – Source: TFG – 320 words The Minister of Information Posts and Telecommunications Abdulkadir Hussein Mohamed presented an FM Radio Transmitter to Khatumo, having already presented a similar FM Radio transmitter to the Galmudug regional government on the 22nd of March, 2012. These […]

March 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

The strategic cities of El Bur and Mahaas  liberated from al Shabaab 27 Mar – Source: TFG – 335 words The Somali Armed forces with the help of Ethiopian forces liberated today the cities of El Bur ( Galgudud region ) and Mahas (Hiiraan region ) and the surrounding districts from the al Shabaab terrorists without […]

March 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops seize main rebel town in central Somalia 26 Mar – Source: Daily Nation – 217 words Ethiopian forces on Monday seized the main base of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents in central Somalia, the latest stronghold the extremists have lost in recent months, witnesses said. Ethiopian troops and fighters from the pro-government militia Ahlu […]

March 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Military court opens office in Baidoa 26 Mar – Source: Radio Mogadishu, Universal TV, SNTV – 126 words Chairperson of Somali National Military Court, Mr. Hassan Mohamed Hussein told Radio Mogadishu last night that they are opening an office in southwestern Somali city of Baidoa, in Bay region. Mr. Hassan confirmed that the court’s office […]

March 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 26, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali flag to fly half mast for 7 days 23 Mar – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 227 words Somalia has announced that it will lower its flag for a week following the death of the country’s former president Abdullahi Yussuf Ahmed who died earlier this morning at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates at […]

March 26, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Former Somali president dies in Dubai hospital 23 Mar – Source: Shabelle, Bar-kulan, Hiiraan Online – 106 words Former Somali president Abdullah Yusuf Ahmed has died this morning at a hospital in Dubai after he long illness, officials and colleagues said on Friday. Relatives confirmed the death of Mr. Yusuf  saying he was taken to […]

March 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

TFG, Ethiopian troops seize control of Hudur town 22 Mar – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 179 words Somali and Ethiopian troops have taken a strategic stronghold of Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militant group in south-western Somalia on Thursday morning, officials say. The allied forces took control of Hudur town, the regional capital city of Bakol region, […]

March 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

TFG soldiers capture new areas in Hiiraan region 22 Mar – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 84 words Reports from Beledweyne city of Hiiraan region, central Somalia say that Somali national army backed by the Ethiopian troops have seized new areas from extremist group of al Shabaab this morning. The forces have captured Bardhere village, 30 […]

March 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM officials visit Baidoa town 21 Mar – Source: Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu, Kulmiye – 154 words Officials from the African Union peacekeepers in Somalia on Wednesday arrived in the town of Baidoa which is just 250 Km away from Mogadishu, just weeks after al Shabaab pulled out of the area. Key Headlines The Somali Government is […]

March 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.