• 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 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia’s al Shabaab launches surprise Garbaharey raid 01 Mar – Source: BBC – 143 words Islamist militants have made a surprise attack on a south-western town used by Ethiopian and Somali government-backed troops as a base to launch assaults. The al-Shabab fighters used heavy weaponry in the attack on Garbaharey, which it controlled until a […]

March 2, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

March 1, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

30 Al-Shabaab militants injured air strikes in Gedo region, official 01 Mar – Source: Shabelle – 134 words The Spokesman for Somali government troops in Gedo region, southern Somalia said at least 30 Al Shabaab militants have been wounded in an air strike at Burdubo village in Gedo region. Ahmed Hirse confirmed to Shabelle Media that fighter jets […]

March 1, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

March 1, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

3 Africa terror groups may collaborate 29 Feb – Source: AP – 123 words The top U.S. commander for Africa says he is increasingly concerned about the likelihood that terrorist groups in Somalia, North Africa and Nigeria want to coordinate their training, funding and terror activities. Gen. Carter Ham told Congress Wednesday that terror leaders […]

March 1, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AU Special Representative for Somalia Condemns killings of Journalist and Innocent Civilians 29 Feb – Source: AMISOM – 203 Words The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC), Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra has learnt with great sadness of the assassination of the Somaliweyn radio director, Abukar Hasan, a day after the appalling murder […]

February 29, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali’s Al-Qaeda al Shabaab fighters flee in to Yemen 28 Feb – Source: Radio Kulmiye – 119 words Hundreds of al Shabaab fighters have recently moved in to Yemen seeking for refuge according to the Yemen’s officials in the region. Reports from Yemen indicate that a large number of fighters ais crossing the borders to […]

February 29, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Death toll of football kids bombed by al Shabaab rises to five 28 Feb – Source: TFG – 197 words The death toll of the kids murdered by al Shabaab, the al Qaeda sponsored terrorists, in a football field in the Wardhigley district of Mogadishu has risen to five, as three more of the victims died […]

February 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Landmine blast at Mogadishu stadium injures 8 27 Feb – Source: Shabelle, Kulmiye, Rissala – 153 words At least 8 people have been wounded in a huge landmine blast which took place in Mogadishu, witnesses said on Monday. The explosion happened at around 5:00 a.m. local time inside a stadium at Mogadishu’s Wardhiglay where a […]

February 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

President Sharif promises to hold talks with Somaliland 27 Feb – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 150 words The president of the transitional federal government of Somalia, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed said that his government will hold dialogue with the authorities of the semi-autonomous state of Somaliland over their political differences. Somaliland previously seceded from the Somali […]

February 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN bans trade in charcoal from Somalia 25 Feb- Source: East Africa – 563 words The UN Security Council last week moved to cripple anti-government fighters financially by ordering an international ban on trade in charcoal from Somalia. Exports of charcoal from the port of Kismayu in southern Somalia generate at least $15 million a […]

February 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Foreign militants killed in Somalia in strike on car 24 Feb – Source: Reuters / BBC – 287 words At least three foreign militants of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels were killed in a strike on a car in a rebel stronghold in southern Somalia early on Friday, a senior Somali intelligence official and […]

February 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.