• 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

April 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Benadir Administration announce rehabilitation of Playgrounds, street lights in Mogadishu 10 Apr- Source: Radio Mogadishu, SONNA- 225 words The Benadir Regional Administration announced the rehabilitation of six Playgrounds and street lighting in Six districts of Benadir Region. The Mayor of Mogadishu Mr. Mohamoud Ahmed Nur ‘Tarsan’ unveiling the start of the project hailed it as […]

April 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali president, PM condemn Baidoa market blast 10 Apr – Source: Shabelle – 180 words Somali president Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and his premier Abdiweli Mohammed Ali have both condemned the bombing at a vegetable market in Baidoa, the country’s third largest city, killing at least 12 people. “We are deeply concerned about what happened […]

April 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

First AMISOM troops deployed outside Mogadishu 05 Apr – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 283 words Today, the first troops from the AMISOM Force in Mogadishu were deployed to Baidoa, in western Somalia. These are the first troops to be sent to a major urban centre outside the capital since the African Union Mission was […]

April 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Kenyan, Somali soldiers kill 40 al Shabaab militia 05 Apr – Source: Standard – 316 words Kenyan forces in Somalia killed more than 40 al Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia and destroyed nine enemy vehicles in attacks on Wednesday. Three Kenyan soldiers were slightly injured in the battles, according to Col Cyrus Oguna of Kenya Defence […]

April 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Top Somali Sports Officials Killed In Blast 04 Apr – Source: Mix96 News/Guardian/Daily Mail – 347 words The presidents of Somalia’s Olympic committee and football federation have reportedly been killed after a female suicide bomber blew herself up in a theatre. Olympics boss Aden Yabarow Wiish and football chief Said Mohammed Nur were among the dead, […]

April 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Explosion hits Somali theatre in Mogadishu 04 Apr – Source: Radio Bar-kulan,  Kulmiye, Shabelle – 171 words An explosion has hit the newly-reopened national theatre in Mogadishu on Wednesday during an event attended by senior government officials including Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohed Ali, witnesses said. Reports say the PM escaped unhurt but several other senior […]

April 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

In Somalia’s Capital, Hope and Reconstruction 03 Apr – Source: New York Times – 60 words Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, which was reduced to rubble during 21 years of civil war, is making a remarkable comeback. Female police officers say they are treated the same as male officers, except for not being allowed to carry pistols […]

April 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Dutch authorities to deport 70 Somali asylum seekers 03 Apr – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 170 words Over 70 Somali asylum seekers will be deported from the Netherlands after failing to secure refugee status in the country, reports say. Abdiweli Abdullahi Ahmed, one of the rejected asylum seekers told Bar-kulan that their lawyer informed them […]

April 3, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ahlu Sunna claims victory over central Somalia Battle 02 Apr – Source: Shabelle – 75 words The pro-government moderate group of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a has on Monday claimed victory over a fighting that occurred on Sunday in the town of Mahas, 320 KM away north of the capital, Mogadishu. Adan Abdule Awale, one of […]

April 3, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab attacks pro-TFG base in El-Bur town 02 Apr – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 215 words Al Shabaab militant fighters on Sunday night raided a military base used by pro-TFG militias in central Somalia town of El-Bur town, Galgadud region, officials say. Heavily armed militants stormed the base mid-night before they were repelled, according […]

April 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.