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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

February 21, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Roadside bomb at IDPs camp in Mogadishu kills  soldier 21 Feb – Source: Shabelle – 139 words One soldier was killed and another injured after a roadside bomb hit an IDP camp in Somalia capital, Mogadishu, military officials say on Tuesday. Witnesses say the blast was targeted on TFG soldiers who have been patrolling the […]

February 21, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 21, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

1 soldier killed as TFG, al Shabaab battle in Mogadishu 20 Feb – Source: Shabelle – 166 words At least one soldier was killed and an unconfirmed number of others were injured as pro-government troops and al Shabaab battle in the north of the Somalia capital, Mogadishu, military officials say on Monday. The fighting erupted […]

February 21, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Heavy fighting in Mogadishu kills 2 civilians 20 Feb – Source: Radio Shabelle – 115 words Two people were killed and many others wounded in heavy fighting between Somali government soldiers backed by AU peacekeeping troops and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants occurred overnight in Mogadishu, witnesses say. The fighting flared up in mid last […]

February 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 20, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Garowe II meeting ends with signing of agreement 18 Feb – Source: OPM – 335 words The Somali constitutional conference of Garowe II was concluded last night with tangible outcomes including the best constitution for Somalia, the type of the parliament and implementations of the Garowe Principles. A well-organized closing ceremony was held in the […]

February 20, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

UK seeks backing for Somalia action 17 Feb- Source: The Independent- 448 words Britain is pushing for a United Nations resolution that would help pull Somalia back from the grip of pirates and terrorists.UN Security Council experts are discussing a strategy that would see the African Union force in Somalia extended from 12,000 to about […]

February 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

52 Heads of State to attend international conference on Somalia in London 16 Feb – Source: Al Shahid, Leadership – 150 words Fifty-two Heads of government as well as the UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki Moon are expected to converge on London for the International Conference on Somalia scheduled for Feb. 23. The British […]

February 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

UN-organized summit on Somalia resumes 2nd day in Garowe 16 Feb – Source: Garowe Online, Shabelle – 1088 words Somali leaders are meeting in the second day in Garowe for an UN-sponsored constitutional conference in Garowe town, the capital of Puntland state of Somalia, northern of war-torn horn of Africa country, reports say. Leaders from […]

February 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN move to boost AU Somalia force seen by next week 15 Feb – Source: Reuters – 610 words Sponsors of a U.N. resolution to boost by nearly half an African force trying to defeat Islamist militants in Somalia are seeking to have the Security Council pass it by the middle of next week, diplomats […]

February 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Telecommunications and broadcasting law for Somalia 14 Feb – Source: TFG – 351 words Consultation of the Draft Communications law for the Somali Telecommunications and Broadcasting industry was finalized after a two day consultative meeting concluded today at the Ministry of Information Posts, and Telecommunication Headquarters. The Communications Law consultative workshop, whose aim was to establish […]

February 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU TROOPS ATTACK AL SHABAAB POSITIONS IN MOGADISHU 14 Feb- Source: AFP- 422 words African Union-backed Somali government forces attacked Islamist Shebab rebel posts on the outskirts of the war-torn capital Mogadishu with tanks and artillery Tuesday, officials and witness said. Burundian troops with the AU Mission in Somalia launched a pre-dawn attack against holdout […]

February 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.