• alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, Somaliland’s UCID party leader Faisal Ali Warabe and leader of Khatumo state, Ali Khalif Galaydh, during the recent Somali Partnership Forum in  Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Bakarole, a small village just north of Mogadishu. In one of the aerial photos, AMISOM troops can be seen interacting with villagers. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Address gathering on women, peace and security in Somalia at the side events in the ongoing Somali Partnership Forum. Photo: UNWomen

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Partnership Forum officially kicks off in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @Engyarisow

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Mogadishu, yesterday.. Photo: Dhacdo.com

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo during a meeting with former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Ankara Turkey. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

January 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Suicide explosion rocks central Somali town 24 Jan – Source: Radio Shabelle, Radio Kulmiye, Risaala – 84 words A suicide explosion attack has occurred this morning in Beledweyn town, Hiiraan Region in central Somalia. Reports just received by Shabelle radio say the suicide attack occurred at the headquarters of Hiiraan regional administration in Beledweyn town. […]

January 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali PM meets with British officials in Mogadishu (Radio Mogadishu) 23 Jan – Source: Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu. Mareeg Online – 151 words TFG PM Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has on Monday met in Somalia capital, Mogadishu with officials from Britain- a move that UK seeks support the upcoming London conference. The delegation from Britain which […]

January 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Attack claims 2 Kenyan soldiers, 11 al Shabaab militants 23 Jan – Source: Capital News – 478 words Two Kenyan soldiers were killed in Somalia on Sunday in a major attack that also left 11 al Shabaab militants dead. Military Spokesman Emmanuel Chirchir said a Transitional Federal Government (TFG) soldier was also killed in the […]

January 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

SOMALI PM IS TO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET MINISTERS 22 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 125 words The Prime Minister of the Somali Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas is to reshuffle his cabinet ministers after meeting the senior TFG officials, reports said on Sunday. Reliable sources close to the PM’s office in Mogadishu confirmed that […]

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

African Union troops reach outskirts of Mogadishu for first time, fighting rages in capital 20 Jan – Source: Washington Post/AP – 165 words Somalia — Residents and military officials say heavy fighting is under way in Somalia’s capital, breaking a period of calm. The spokesman for the African Union peacekeeping force said Friday that the […]

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM launches training course for Somali Police 19 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 275 words The Police Component of the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) has launched a capacity building and leadership training, contributing to an ongoing Somali Police Force by training ninety-seven junior police commanders. The training which is currently underway at […]

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

MSF closes largest medical centres in Mogadishu after killings 19 Jan – Source: MSF Somalia/Reuters Alert Net – 432 Words Following the tragic killings of our colleagues Philippe Havet and Dr. Karel Keiluhu in Mogadishu, Somalia, on the 29th of December 2011, the medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sees itself forced to end […]

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia vows to investigate the recent Kenyan raid on Jilib that killed children 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle,Radio Mogadishu, Bar-kulan, Hiraan Online – 261 words The PM of the TFG Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Gas on Wednesday held press conference in his office and said the TFG would investigate the bombardment that the Kenyan air force […]

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Battle erupts in Lower Jubba region 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 86 words Fighting between al Shabaab and TFG backed by Kenyan Forces has broken out in outskirts of Qoqani town of lower Jubba in central Somalia, reports say today. The fighting comes after al Shabaab militants carried out attacks on bases of TFG troops […]

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Mahiga inspects UN designate offices in Mogadishu 17 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu, Bar-kulan – 136 words A UN delegation headed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga on Tuesday arrived in Mogadishu to inspect the UN designate offices in Somalia. Mahiga is expected to hold talks with the Somali […]

January 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.