• Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela C. Del Re in Mogadishu.

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received the credentials papers from Norwegian Ambassador to Somalia Ms. Elin Bergithe Rognlie Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • Speaker of the House of the People Mohamed Mursal, alongside former speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari hosted Southwest federal MPs in Mogadishu to discussed the upcoming regional elections in South West. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad receiving the credentials of the new Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. Mehmet Yilmaz, in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

  • The AU Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira accompanied by the Deputy President of Jubaland State of Somalia, Mohamud Siyad Aden cut the ribbon for the newly constructed Dalhis Police Station, in Kismayo. Photo: AMISOM

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid met with Peter de Clercq, the UN Deputy Special Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • Mukhtar Robow and other presidential candidates allied to his camp addressing the media. Photo: @garoweonline

July 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

New food crisis looms in Somalia – aid agency 05 Jul- Source: Reuters- 166 words A deadly combination of conflict, poor rainfall and a predicted late harvest threatens to push hundreds of thousands of Somalis back into hunger, undermining aid efforts put in place during last year’s drought, Save the Children warned on Thursday. The […]

July 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

July 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali farmers call for help to improve production 04 Jul- Source: VOA- 380 words Balad area in central Somalia is returning to normalcy after the farming town was liberated more than a week ago by African Union forces and Somali government soldiers. Now, residents in the town of Balad are ready to reclaim their livelihoods. […]

July 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

July 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Turkey starts training Somali police force 04 Jul- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/Somalilanpress/Radio Mogadishu- 187 words Turkey has started training the first patch of Somali police officers in its country in order to help them stabilise their war-torn country. Over sixty officers were recently flown to Turkey where they will undergo police trainings. Out of the sixty officers, […]

July 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

July 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

International talks on Somalia Roadmap held in Rome 03 Jul- Source: Africa Review- 237 words The International Contact Group on Somalia which brings together a number of Western donor countries held talks with Somali representatives in Rome, Italy, on Monday to discuss the way forward for the war-torn country. Italian Foreign minister Guilio Terzi opened […]

July 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

July 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Kenya to al Shabaab: We’ll not back down 03 Jul- Source: Daily Nation- 470 words Kenya will not surrender to terrorists in spite of recent attacks in the country, Prime Minister Raila Odinga said on Monday. Standing on the grounds of Sunday’s twin church attacks in Garissa Town, which killed 17 worshippers and left 66 injured, […]

July 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

July 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

‘We are back,’ says rescued Canadian aid worker 02 Jul – Source: CTV News – 653 words Four aid workers — including two Canadians – are back on Kenyan soil after being kidnapped from a refugee camp last week and rescued on Monday. The workers from the Norwegian Refugee Council were rescued in Somalia Monday […]

July 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

July 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Aid workers kidnapped from Kenya camp ‘free and safe’ 03 Jul- Source: BBC- 77 words Four aid workers kidnapped from a refugee camp in Kenya close to the border with Somalia have been released and are safe, reports say. A Somali military commander said the four had been freed in a “overnight rescue operation”, Reuters […]

July 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

July 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia National Day celebrated in a Mogadishu free of al Shabaab 01 Jul – Source: VOA News – 382 words For more than two decades, Mogadishu residents have marked Somalia’s independence day under the threat of chaos and violence; but this year is different. Due to security gains and the return of relative stability to […]

July 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Official: Gunmen attack aid convoy in Kenyan camp 29 Jun- Source: AP- 105 words Security officials in Kenya say attackers ambushed a convoy of aid workers at a refugee camp near the Somali border and kidnapped international and Kenyan workers. A police official, Philip Ndolo, said gunmen attacked a two-car convoy from the Norwegian Refugee […]

June 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Kenyan town near Somali border hit by blast after fire at market 28 Jun- Source: Bloomberg -144 words An explosion rocked a market in the northeastern Kenyan town of Wajir near the border with Somalia, a district official said. The “very large” blast occurred today after waste at a dump site in the market caught […]

June 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.