• 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

June 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Puntland to counter pirates in Bargaal 07 Jun – Source: Radio Kulmiye – 132 words Somali’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland has launched operations to dislodge the Somali pirate’s major bases in Puntland such a Bargaal the coastal town in eastern Puntland, According to officials in Puntland the attack is aimed at to flash out Pirates […]

June 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

U.S. offers millions in bounty for top Somali militants 07 Jun – Source: Reuters / Chicago Tribune / Fox News /CBC News (Canada )- 725 words The United States is offering rewards of up to $7 million for information leading to the location of seven key leaders of Somalia’s al Shabaab, seeking for the first […]

June 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somalis welcome results of Istanbul Conference 06 Jun – Source: Turkish Weekly – 616 words The Somali Transitional Federal Government and political analysts say the momentum achieved from the Istanbul Conference bodes well for the future. Somali analysts and officials welcomed the results of the Istanbul Conference on Somalia after its conclusion Friday (June 1st) in […]

June 6, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia fighting kills at least 4 soldiers 05 Jun – Source: Shabelle/Hiiraan Online/Jowhar Online – 124 words A TFG official says at least four soldiers were killed and many others injured after TFG soldiers exchanged gun fire in Afgoye district, 30 Kilometers north-west Mogadishu. Abdullah Ahmed, the district commissioner of Afgoye district, told reporters on […]

June 6, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

World Bank says TFG can’t account for $130 million 04 Jun – Source: Garowe Online – 179 words The World Bank says that funds allocated to the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia have been misused and unaccounted for. The World Bank report issued at the Somalia conference in Turkey to delegates says that 83 million […]

June 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Luxury dining on Somali beach as market matures 04 Jun – Source: AP / Washington Post – 196 words Beachfront dining, fresh lobster, and a European clientele: Somalia’s restaurant scene is quickly changing for the better. Somali businessman Ahmed Jama recently returned to Somalia from London to open two Western-style restaurants in two hotels he […]

June 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

June 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Security forces in Baidoa kill al Shabaab extremist carrying bombs 03 Jun – Source: Radio Mogadishu/ SONNA – 133 words One of al Qaeda linked group of al Shabaab who was carrying bombs and wanted to harm civilians in Baidoa city of Bay region has been shot dead last night by the security forces of […]

June 4, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

June 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AU Force arrives in Beledweyne town 01 Jun – Source: Bar-kulan – 98 words The first patch of the African Union force on Friday arrived at the central Somali town of Beledweyne near the border with Ethiopia. A battalion from Djibouti was deployed into the town and was warmly received by TFG officials and Ethiopian […]

June 4, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 31, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somalia conference opens with appeal for aid drive 31 May- Source: Capita News/AFP/ Reliefweb/RBC-   593 words Somalia needs a global reconstruction effort to back up ongoing stabilisation efforts and stop the Horn of Africa’s 20-year descent into chaos, leaders said Thursday at the start of a meeting in Turkey. Representatives from 54 countries gathered in Istanbul […]

May 31, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 31, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Kenyan forces take Somali town from militants 30 May – Source: CNN/ AFP – 422 words Kenyan soldiers, as part of African Union forces in Somalia, captured the key Al-Shabaab-controlled town of Afmadow on Wednesday, according to a Kenyan Defence Force spokesman. “We now control Afmadow with our troops,” Maj. Emmanuel Chirchir told CNN. The operation […]

May 31, 2012 | Morning Headlines.