• Former Member of Parliament Dr. Khadija Osoble Ali, discussing gender inclusion in Somali politics, at a session hosted by Heritage Institute in Mogadishu. Photo : @HIPS INSTITUTE

  • Somali Finance Minister, Abdirahman Duale Beileh met with Local and International non-governmental organizations to discuss on how they can help in lobbying for Somalia’s debt cancellation process in Nairobi. Photo : MohammedYarrow

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman and other Federal Ministers attended a dinner event for “is-xilqan” (self-reliance) initiative, in Mogadishu last night. Photo : Photo: @engyarisow

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled meets with Turkish Ambassador Olgan Bekar and other diplomats in the Turkish Embassy, Mogadishu. Photo : @DeputySomaliP

  • IMAGE OF THE DAY Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" welcomes Somali Upper House senators, who have been dispatched from Mogadishu to mediate between the Federal Government and Federal Members States across the nation. Photo : @AqalkaSare

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire meeting with Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman and officials at the Mayor’s office. Photo: @engyarisow

June 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

A village commissioner gunned down in Mogadishu 14 Jun – Source: Shabelle – 7 words An unknown armed group has assassinated on Wednesday night a district commissioner for the Somali government in Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said. Abdirahman Jowle Jim’ale, the deceased was gunned down as he walked near his home after performing evening prayer […]

June 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM urges Somali leaders to re-energize the ongoing political process 14 Jun – Source: AMISOM – 406 words The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia, Honorable Wafula Wamunyinyi has urged Somali leaders to re-energize the ongoing political process to compliment recent military successes; emphasizing that military achievements […]

June 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian forces ditch another town in south-central Somalia 13 Jun – Source: Garowe Online – 160 words Ethiopian and government backed Ahlu Sunna forces, have abandoned another town in south central Somalia, Garowe reports. The village of Wabho, approximately 40 kms south west of El Bur was vacated by Ahlu Sunnah and Ethiopian forces on […]

June 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Mogadishu is losing ‘Most Dangerous City’ label 13 Jun- Source: AP- 1221 words Mogadishu is losing a label it never wanted in the first place: The World’s Most Dangerous City. The seaside Somali capital is enjoying a peace that, except for the infrequent attack, has lasted the better part of a year. Somalis who fled decades […]

June 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops abandon some Somali towns 12 Jun – Source: AP – 112 words Witnesses say that hundreds of gun-toting al Shabaab fighters have moved back into central Somali towns abandoned over the last week by Ethiopian troops. Ali Muhyadin, a resident in the town of El-bur, said Tuesday that residents woke up on Sunday and […]

June 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 12, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somalia could emerge as key tourism market 11 Jun – Source: Star/Kenya – 339 words Somalia could give its Eastern Africa neighbours a run for their money in tourism business if its internal conflict and piracy problems are contained, a UN report on regional sustainable tourism shows. The report by the United Nations Economic Commission […]

June 12, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab retakes another central Somali town 11 Jun – Source: Bar-kulan – 118 words Al Shabaab militants on Monday regained control of Mahas town after Somali forces and their allied Ahlu Sunna militias pulled out of the town which was not defended. Heavily armed militant fighters from al Shabaab entered the town without facing […]

June 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

PM: Al Shabaab will be driven out of Somalia before August 11 Jun – Source: Shabelle/Radio Mogadishu – 135 words Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali, announced plans to eliminate the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab militants from the whole country before August 20, the deadline to implement a roadmap for a new government of Somalia. […]

June 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Bar-kulan condemns the attack on one of its staff member 08 Jun – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 97 words Radio Bar-kulan administration and staff are condemning the assailants which wounded one of the radio’s staff members in Mogadishu.Three men armed with pistols shot Mohamed Nor Mohamed Sharifka twice on the chest and back, after he […]

June 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali opens Mogadishu’s first dry cleaners in decades 08 Jun- Source: BBC- 643 words A businessman has opened a dry cleaners in Somalia’s capital – the city’s only one, and its first since the start of the civil war more than 20 years go. Mohamed Mahamoud Sheikh decided to start it when he returned home […]

June 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.