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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 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al shabaab raid “aid agencies-funded” schools outside Mogadishu 07 Mar- Source: Radio Bar-kulan- 177 words Reports from Elasha Biyaha, a rebel stronghold on the outskirt of Mogadishu, say rebel fighters raided several primary schools in the area, taking away equipments.Al Shabaab militants stormed five primary schools in the area and collected learning materials, tarpaulins and […]

March 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for death of journalist assassinated in Galka’yo 06 Mar – Source: Raxanreeb, Radio Andulus – 213 words Al Shabaab has for the first time announced that some of its members were behind the assassination of late journalist Ali Ahmed Abdi who was killed in Galka’yo town, central Somalia on Sunday night. The […]

March 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali president reacts angrily to UN envoy statement 05 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 180 words The president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) has on Monday reacted angrily to a statement from the United Nations Special envoy for Somalia Augustine Mahiga. During a tour in a frontline district in Mogadishu, where TFG soldiers seized […]

March 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM Forces Capture Maslah, extend Mogadishu defenses 02 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 330 words The Somali National Forces with the support of AMISOM troops have this morning pushed Al-Qaeda-backed al Shabaab terrorists out of a neighborhood on the northern OUTSKIRTS of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The AMISOM Force Spokesman, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda confirmed the new development. In a […]

March 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM repulses al Shabaab attack, moves to capture Maslah 02 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 168 words Somali National Forces with the support of AMISOM troops in Mogadishu have this morning launched an operation in response to attacks by the terror group al Shabaab originating from their base in the northern fringes of the Somali capital. The operation […]

March 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia’s al Shabaab launches surprise Garbaharey raid 01 Mar – Source: BBC – 143 words Islamist militants have made a surprise attack on a south-western town used by Ethiopian and Somali government-backed troops as a base to launch assaults. The al-Shabab fighters used heavy weaponry in the attack on Garbaharey, which it controlled until a […]

March 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 1, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

30 Al-Shabaab militants injured air strikes in Gedo region, official 01 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 134 words The Spokesman for Somali government troops in Gedo region, southern Somalia said at least 30 Al Shabaab militants have been wounded in an air strike at Burdubo village in Gedo region. Ahmed Hirse confirmed to Shabelle Media that fighter jets […]

March 1, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 1, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

3 Africa terror groups may collaborate 29 Feb – Source: AP – 123 words The top U.S. commander for Africa says he is increasingly concerned about the likelihood that terrorist groups in Somalia, North Africa and Nigeria want to coordinate their training, funding and terror activities. Gen. Carter Ham told Congress Wednesday that terror leaders […]

March 1, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AU Special Representative for Somalia Condemns killings of Journalist and Innocent Civilians 29 Feb – Source: AMISOM – 203 Words The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC), Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra has learnt with great sadness of the assassination of the Somaliweyn radio director, Abukar Hasan, a day after the appalling murder […]

February 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali’s Al-Qaeda al Shabaab fighters flee in to Yemen 28 Feb – Source: Radio Kulmiye – 119 words Hundreds of al Shabaab fighters have recently moved in to Yemen seeking for refuge according to the Yemen’s officials in the region. Reports from Yemen indicate that a large number of fighters ais crossing the borders to […]

February 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.