• Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairing the National Economic Council meeting held in Mogadishu yesterday. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman and his delegation are accorded a warm welcome in Dijbouti by Mayor Fatouma Awaleh Osman. Photo: @engyarisow

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Gonder, Ethiopia for tripartite meeting between the leaders of Somalia, Ethiopia and Eretria. Photo: @TheVilla Somalia

  • Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, with the visiting Turkish Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar, who was in the country to discuss on ways to strengthen cooperation between the two nations. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islan, chairs the inaugural Federal Member States security council meeting attended by regional security ministers in Kismayo today. Photo: @ChismaioCity

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receives credentials from the new Ambassador of Finland to the Federal Republic of Somalia, Eric Lundberg. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire chairs the annual national plan for the government agenda with all Cabinet ministers, the state ministers and their assistants. Photo: @SomaliPM

May 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia on track to end Failed State status 23 May – Source: VOA News – 512 words Somalia’s main political entities have ended three days of often-heated talks, saying they remain committed to a political process leading to a post-transitional government by August. Participants say the United Nations-sponsored talks were surprisingly congenial given the number […]

May 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AU forces intensify attack on Somali rebels 23 May – Source: Reuters – 287 words African Union and Somali government troops stepped up their assault on al Shabaab militants in the capital’s northern outskirts on Wednesday, forcing hundreds of families to flee their makeshift homes and head for the city centre. The AU force, which […]

May 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU troops battle Somali rebels for control of IDP corridor 22 May – Source: Reuters/Christian Science Monitor – 193 words Fighting erupted outside Somalia’s capital as African Union and government troops launched attacks against al Shabaab insurgents in a push to seize further ground from the rebels, AU officials said on Tuesday. Already in control of […]

May 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM operation to help largest concentration of displaced people in the world 22 May – Source: AMISOM – 321 Words Early this morning, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somali National Army (SNA) launched a carefully planned operation to bring security and stability to the people of the Afgoye corridor, west of […]

May 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Mogadishu to have street lights soon 21 May- Source: Al Shahid- 133 words The Somali capital city will have street lights soon, after decades of darkness, according to Banadir provincial administration. Mohamed Yussuf, Banadir administration spokesman told journalists on Saturday that plans to light up streets in Mogadishu are going on. “Makka Al-Mukaram high way […]

May 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 21, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Rawlings calls for credible transitional process in Somalia 21 May – Source: Vibe Ghana/Ghana Web – 433 words Former President Jerry John Rawlings, the African Union High Representative for Somalia, has in a meeting with the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, called for renewed momentum and credibility in the Somali transitional process. He […]

May 21, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 21, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Jerry Rawlings visits Mogadishu 18 May – Source: Bar-kulan – 119 words African Union special representative to Somalia, Jerry Rawlings, visited the Somali capital, Mogadishu, where he met officials from TFG and the AU forces in Mogadishu. Rawlings was welcomed at the airport by officials from the African Union Mission in Somalia and TFG officials. […]

May 21, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Ethiopia: Southern Somali regions will no longer be under al Shabaab control 18 May – Source: Radio Shabelle/ Jowhar Online – 190 words The Ethiopian force commander in Somalia’s southern regions of Bay and Bakol Jeneral John announced on Friday that they will soon clear al Shabaab from those two regions. Mr. John, told reporters […]

May 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali prime minister says new constitution defends press freedom 17 May-Source: Radio Kulmiye- 105 words Attending in a two day meeting for press freedom in Mogadishu held by the Somali media professionals and owners in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiwali Mohamed Ali Gaas emphasized that his government is in full support of […]

May 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali Prime Minister says Puntland entitled to ‘constitution response’ 17 May – Source: Garowe Online/Universal TV – 158 words Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas said that the elders’ conference in Mogadishu is continuing as planned and that the delays are not due to disagreement between Puntland and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG), Garowe […]

May 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.