• Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Isse Awad meet with Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian today in Mogadishu. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire welcomed a delegation led by Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh today in Mogadishu. Photo: @SomaliPM 

  • Mogadishu citizens participating in a clean-up campaign organized by Banadir regional administration. Photo: @engyarisow

  • Mayor of Mogadishu, Abdirahman Osman Omar met with the Aamin Ambulance team to discuss Mogadishu emergency delivery service on Wednesday. Photo: @AaminAmbulance

  • Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with the President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum, Sudan during his visit. Photo: @SomaliOpm

  • The newly appointed ministers taking the oath of office on Monday in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: @Halbeeg News

  • Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire with regional leaders in Sudan, Khartoum, attending the signing of South Sudan peace agreement. Photo: @DalsanFM

March 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces capture new areas outside Mogadishu city 16 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 267 words Somali National Forces, supported by AU troops in Mogadishu have advanced for 4km today capturing new areas outside the city. This puts the entire capital under the control ofAMISOM and the transitional federal government. The operation […]

March 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Kenyan Police interrogate grenade attack suspect’s wife 16 Mar – Source: Standard – 325 words Police investigating the grenade attacks at the Machakos Country Bus have now arrested the wife of one of the suspects who was once held over his alleged links with Somalia militia Al Shabaab. Ms Husna Ali Shaaban, the wife of Hussein […]

March 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN envoy strongly condemns attack on Somali government compound 15 Mar – Source: UN News Centre – 342 words The United Nations envoy for Somalia has strongly condemned the suicide attack that took place yesterday at a government compound in the capital of the Horn of Africa nation. Media reports differ on the number of casualties […]

March 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somalia govt names man behind suicide bomb attack 15 Mar – Source: Jowhar Online/Shabelle – 163 words Government officials have spoken about yesterday’s suicide attack on a restaurant near the presidential palace. The commander of the Somali forces guarding the presidential palace, Col Abdullahi Ali Anod, said prior to the attack, the guards denied a […]

March 15, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Mogadishu Blast 14 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 115 words Somalia’s Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab rebels claimed responsibility for a suicide attack Wednesday at the presidential compound, saying it has killed 16 soldiers and wounded 30 others. One of the top al Shabaab commanders told a pro-militants radio station in […]

March 15, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Explosion in Somali presidential compound-police, AU 14 Mar – Source: Al Jazeera/Al Jazeera – 67 words An explosion hit the presidential compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, according to police and the African Union (AU). Paddy Ankunda, Spokesman for the AU’s AMISOM force in Somalia, told Reuters the blast was near the speaker of parliament’s house, […]

March 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU troops look beyond Mogadishu 14 Mar – Source: IOL News – 547 words The African Union’s peacekeeping force in Somalia hopes to drive Somali Islamist militants out of the country’s central and southern regions by August, when the United Nations-backed government’s mandate expires, Uganda’s top army general said on Tuesday. Since its inception in […]

March 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Heavy fighting in Mogadishu kills 2, injures 6 13 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 179 words At least two people have been confirmed dead and six others wounded after heavy battle erupted between Somalia soldiers alongside AU forces and Al-Shabaab militants overnight on the outskirts of Mogadishu, residents and officials said. The fighting sparked by […]

March 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

4,660 Kenyan soldiers to join AU Somali force: army 12 Mar- Source: AFP- 352 words Kenya will avail 4,660 soldiers to the African Union force in Somalia, where it already has troops fighting the Al Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents, the army chief said Monday. The integration follows a UN Security Council resolution last month that increased […]

March 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali embassy in Belgium reopened 12 Mar – Source: Radio Mogadishu, SONNA – 132 words Somali Embassy in Brussels, the capital of Belgium has officially been reopened and started holding services for Somali people in Europe countries, official said. Somali ambassador to the European Union, Noor Hassan Hussein ‘Nor Adde’ confirmed to the National T.V the […]

March 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.