• 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

April 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian troops to soon leave Somalia, PM says 17 Apr – Source AP/News Day/ABC News/Washington Post – 205 words Ethiopian troops fighting al-Qaida-linked militants in neighboring Somalia will soon return home, Ethiopia’s prime minister said Tuesday. Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said regions of Somalia currently controlled by Ethiopian forces will be handed over to troops […]

April 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Suicide bomber kills soldier in southern Somali town 17 Apr – Source: AFP – 251 words A suicide bomber killed a soldier in the southern Somali town of Baidoa on Tuesday, when he detonated an explosive vest as he tried to enter a government security building, officials said. “The soldier stopped him and as he carried […]

April 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

US scrambles to confirm reports of American terror leader’s death in Somalia 16 Apr- Source: New York Post- 303 words US intelligence officials were scrambling Monday to confirm reports that Omar Hammami, the American-born leader of an al Qaeda-aligned terror group in Somalia, has been executed. Unconfirmed reports surfaced in Somali media claiming the al […]

April 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Members of UN security Council visit Mogadishu 16 Apr – Source: Radio Mogadishu, OPM – 246 words A delegation from the UN Security Council including members from France and Germany headed by Mr Frederic Jung and Stepahn Russel accompanied by members from the embassies of France, Germany and members of UNPOS in Nairobi on Sunday […]

April 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somali President appoints committee to spearhead TFG-Somaliland talks 15 Apr – Source: TFG/Jowhar Online/Somalia News Agency – 243 words President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed announced today a committee of seven members that will lead the negotiation process with Somaliland administration to advance the consolidation talks as envisaged in the London Conference on Somalia in last February. […]

April 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

AMISOM apologizes for road accident 13 Apr – Source: AMISOM Force HQ – 208words The AMISOM Deputy Force Commander issued an apology today for an incident that happened near Kilometre 2 at approximately 5.30pm yesterday (4th April). An armoured vehicle that AMISOM uses routinely for carrying out its duties hit a civilian commuter vehicle. Five […]

April 13, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

The government congratulates Somali Armed Forces on 52nd anniversary 12 Apr – Source: TFG – 191 words Somali government officials have honored the 52nd anniversary on Thursday which marks the establishment of Somali Armed Forces whose foundation was laid on April 12, 1960. President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali sent out […]

April 13, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 12, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Stop speculations ahead of committee findings, Somali PM tells public 12 Apr – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 177 words Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has called on the public to stop speculations ahead of the highly awaited findings of the investigation into the recent blast in Somalia’s national theatre in Mogadishu where six people were […]

April 12, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

April 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia PM says fighters flee north 11 Apr – Source: AP/BBC – 641 words Militant leaders and foot soldiers from the militant group al Shabaab are fleeing to hideouts in a mountainous region of northeastern Somalia after facing increasing military pressure around Somalia’s capital, the prime minister said in an interview Wednesday. The northern flight […]

April 12, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

April 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Two crew members killed in rescue operation 11 Apr – Source: Gulf Times – 172 words Two Filipino crew members of a hijacked Iranian-owned cargo ship were killed in an Iranian rescue operation, the Philippines said yesterday. Twenty-one other crew members of the MV Eglantine, including eight Filipinos, were rescued unharmed in the operation by the […]

April 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.