• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo addressing soccer fans last night at Konis Stadium in Mogadishu. Photo : @TheVillaSomalia

  • 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

May 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab arrest 100 local elders in south-Central Somalia 09 May – Source: Shabelle – 161 words Fighters of al Shabaab insurgent group apprehended nearly 100 elders in three locations in central Somalia, a lawmaker confirmed to Shabelle Media. Dahir Sheik Amiin Jesow, a Somali MP said the arrests took place yesterday at three areas […]

May 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab agent killed in failed landmine explosion 09 May – Source: Radio Mogadishu/SONNA – 161 words An al Shabaab sympathizer died as he was planting an improvised explosive device at a road in Mogadishu’s Howlwadag district on Tuesday evening. Local residents report that the man died on the spot after he messed up with […]

May 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia’s national joint security committee meeting concludes in Mogadishu 08 May – Source: Bar-kulan/ Radio Mogadishu – 104 words The national joint security committee’s members concluded their meeting on yesterday in Mogadishu where they discussed the general security situation in the country. The meeting, which was chaired by PM Abdiweli Mohamed Ali was also attended […]

May 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Big blast in Mogadishu kills three, including soldiers 08 May – Source: Shabelle – 120 words Witnesses say at least three people, among them two government soldier have been killed on Tuesday in a landmine blast that took palace in Somalia’s conflict-torn Mogadishu. “At dawn on Tuesday morning a remote-controlled landmine explosion ripped through a military […]

May 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Traditional elder at conference says ‘he was mistreated by police’ 07 May – Source: Garowe Online – 133 words A traditional elder from southern Somalia Suldan Faqi Sayid said that he was mistreated at the traditional elder meeting in Mogadishu. Suldan Faqi, one of the 135 traditional elders invited to Mogadishu to take part in […]

May 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Children bear brunt of Somalia strife 07 May – Source: News Day – 368 words The Somali flag is plain, a sea of light blue with a white, five-point star in the centre. The blue honours the United Nations which was instrumental in Somalia’s independence and the white represents peace and prosperity. The points of […]

May 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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.