• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo addressing soccer fans last night at Konis Stadium in Mogadishu. Photo : @TheVillaSomalia

  • 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

March 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops set to leave Somalia by end of April: AU 09 Mar – Source: Reuters – 190 words Ethiopia, which has deployed hundreds of troops inside Somalia to rout Islamist insurgents, is set to withdraw from the war-ravaged country by the end of April with Djibouti, Uganda and Burundi poised to step in, the […]

March 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Kenyan troops in Somalia to join AMISOM next week 09 Mar – Source:  Standard – 350 words Kenyan troops in Somalia are set to join the African Union (AU) force fighting militant Islamist next week, military spokesman Major Emmanuel Chirchir has revealed. Maj Chirchir did not reveal the exact day when it will happen but indicated the […]

March 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Massive celebrations for the International Women’s Day took place in Mogadishu and the rest of the country today 08 Mar – Source: TFG – 274 words The celebrations were organized by Ministry for Women and Family, and Somali Union for Women. It was participated by representatives of all the 16 districts of Mogadishu and women’s […]

March 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

International Women’s day celebrated in Mogadishu 08 Mar – Source: Radio Kulmiye – 124 words Thousands of Women, Somali community Parties, leaders from Transitional Federal government (TFG) including president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed attended a comminatory occasion to clebrate the international day for women which is commemorated on 8 March every year. Women’s unions and other women […]

March 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Top al Shabaab leaders meet in southwestern Somalia town 07 Mar – Source: Mareeg Online – 235 words Top al Shabaab leaders have had a meeting with elders in the Southwestern Somali town of Dinsor in Bay region, asking for help. The forced elders who attended the meeting came from the regions of Bay, Bakol […]

March 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al shabaab raid “aid agencies-funded” schools outside Mogadishu 07 Mar- Source: Radio Bar-kulan- 177 words Reports from Elasha Biyaha, a rebel stronghold on the outskirt of Mogadishu, say rebel fighters raided several primary schools in the area, taking away equipments.Al Shabaab militants stormed five primary schools in the area and collected learning materials, tarpaulins and […]

March 7, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for death of journalist assassinated in Galka’yo 06 Mar – Source: Raxanreeb, Radio Andulus – 213 words Al Shabaab has for the first time announced that some of its members were behind the assassination of late journalist Ali Ahmed Abdi who was killed in Galka’yo town, central Somalia on Sunday night. The […]

March 7, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Somali president reacts angrily to UN envoy statement 05 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 180 words The president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) has on Monday reacted angrily to a statement from the United Nations Special envoy for Somalia Augustine Mahiga. During a tour in a frontline district in Mogadishu, where TFG soldiers seized […]

March 5, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM Forces Capture Maslah, extend Mogadishu defenses 02 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 330 words The Somali National Forces with the support of AMISOM troops have this morning pushed Al-Qaeda-backed al Shabaab terrorists out of a neighborhood on the northern OUTSKIRTS of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The AMISOM Force Spokesman, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda confirmed the new development. In a […]

March 5, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM repulses al Shabaab attack, moves to capture Maslah 02 Mar – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 168 words Somali National Forces with the support of AMISOM troops in Mogadishu have this morning launched an operation in response to attacks by the terror group al Shabaab originating from their base in the northern fringes of the Somali capital. The operation […]

March 2, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.