• 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 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM Forces Capture Daynille District 30 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 253 words Somali army troops with the support of AMISOM forces this morning captured Mogadishu’s outlying district of Daynile and cleared it of al Qaeda-backed al Shabaab terrorists. The extremists have been using their positions there to plot attacks on the city’s population. The operation was conducted […]

April 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 30, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab loses new grounds to AU force in Mogadishu 30 Mar – Source: Bar-kulan, Radio Mogadishu, Jowhar Online – 123 words The African Union Force in Mogadishu said Friday it has secured entire Daynile district following a fierce gun-battle with al Shabaab militants earlier in the day. The force’s Deputy Spokesman Gilbert Mutunga told […]

March 30, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 30, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia JSC assent AMISOM to replace Ethiopian troops 29 Mar – Source: Jowhar Online, Kulmiye – 107 words Somalia’s joint security committee has agreed to deploy African Union troops to areas of central and southern Somalia captured recently from militant group al Shabaab by Ethiopian forces. The announcement came Wednesday at a meeting in Mogadishu. The decision […]

March 30, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali PM meets EU delegation in Mogadishu 29 Mar – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 147 words Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali hosted a high level delegation from the European Union who included Nick Westcott, the managing director for Africa in the European External Service and Alexander Rondes, EU envoy to Somalia. The leaders discussed […]

March 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

TFG gives militant fighters 7 days ultimatum to surrender 28 Mar – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 138 words Somali youths fighting for al Shabaab militant group have only a week to renounce violence and surrender to the government side, officials say. Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed, a member of the Somali parliament, said conscripted Somali youths fighting […]

March 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Briton held in Mogadishu was ‘carrying suspicious materials’ 28 Mar – Source: Guardian – 658 words A British citizen who was detained at the airport in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday said he wanted to travel to an al Shabaab stronghold and was carrying suspicious materials, including hundreds of CDs, an African Union military spokesman […]

March 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

The MIPT presents FM Radio Transmitters to Khatumo and Galmudug 27 Mar – Source: TFG – 320 words The Minister of Information Posts and Telecommunications Abdulkadir Hussein Mohamed presented an FM Radio Transmitter to Khatumo, having already presented a similar FM Radio transmitter to the Galmudug regional government on the 22nd of March, 2012. These […]

March 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

The strategic cities of El Bur and Mahaas  liberated from al Shabaab 27 Mar – Source: TFG – 335 words The Somali Armed forces with the help of Ethiopian forces liberated today the cities of El Bur ( Galgudud region ) and Mahas (Hiiraan region ) and the surrounding districts from the al Shabaab terrorists without […]

March 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops seize main rebel town in central Somalia 26 Mar – Source: Daily Nation – 217 words Ethiopian forces on Monday seized the main base of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents in central Somalia, the latest stronghold the extremists have lost in recent months, witnesses said. Ethiopian troops and fighters from the pro-government militia Ahlu […]

March 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Military court opens office in Baidoa 26 Mar – Source: Radio Mogadishu, Universal TV, SNTV – 126 words Chairperson of Somali National Military Court, Mr. Hassan Mohamed Hussein told Radio Mogadishu last night that they are opening an office in southwestern Somali city of Baidoa, in Bay region. Mr. Hassan confirmed that the court’s office […]

March 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.