• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomed Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and his delegations, at Mogadishu International Airport today. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, Somali Minister of Fisheries Abdillahi Bidhan, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and other officials witness the official signing of the fishing licenses, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • 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

May 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Foreign al Shabaab fighter caught near Kenya border 14 May – Source: Garowe Online – 213 words An alleged foreign fighter with the al Shabaab was captured near Hosingow located in Lower Jubba region, Garowe reports. The man named Ali Bakaari was captured near the Kenyan border, after Transitional Federal Government (TFG) troops stopped a vehicle […]

May 14, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Speed up your selection process, PM tells elders meeting in Mogadishu 13 May – Source: Bar-kulan – 132 words Elders attending the constituent assembly in Mogadishu were told to speed up the selection process of delegates who are to endorse the draft constitution. Addressing the elders, Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali urged the elder to […]

May 14, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

EU unveils €100 million fund for Somalia peace effort 11 May- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/RBC- 136 words The European Union has announced that it will scale up its Somali funding by €100 million to support the African Union Mission (AMISOM). The mission was expanded by the rehatting of Kenya Defence Forces early this year. The money […]

May 11, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Aid worker shot dead in Somalia 10 May – Source: Africa Review – 118 words Unidentified gunmen in Somalia shot dead an aid worker with the UK-based Islamic Relief organisation Mohamed Ahmed Fanah. Mr. Fanah was shot by two men on Wednesday evening in Baidoa, 240km southwest of Mogadishu. The gunmen fled the scene soon […]

May 11, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Explosion kills 3 al Shabaab militants in central Somalia 10 May – Source: Radio Shabelle/Raxanreeb Online/Somalia Report – 158 words Witnesses said on Thursday that at least three al Shabaab fighters lost their lives when blast struck militants who were preparing explosives at an area near Somalia’s central town of El-Bur, central Somalia. “We heard large […]

May 10, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Al Shabaab arrest 100 local elders in south-Central Somalia 09 May – Source: Shabelle – 161 words Fighters of al Shabaab insurgent group apprehended nearly 100 elders in three locations in central Somalia, a lawmaker confirmed to Shabelle Media. Dahir Sheik Amiin Jesow, a Somali MP said the arrests took place yesterday at three areas […]

May 10, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab agent killed in failed landmine explosion 09 May – Source: Radio Mogadishu/SONNA – 161 words An al Shabaab sympathizer died as he was planting an improvised explosive device at a road in Mogadishu’s Howlwadag district on Tuesday evening. Local residents report that the man died on the spot after he messed up with […]

May 9, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia’s national joint security committee meeting concludes in Mogadishu 08 May – Source: Bar-kulan/ Radio Mogadishu – 104 words The national joint security committee’s members concluded their meeting on yesterday in Mogadishu where they discussed the general security situation in the country. The meeting, which was chaired by PM Abdiweli Mohamed Ali was also attended […]

May 9, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

May 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Big blast in Mogadishu kills three, including soldiers 08 May – Source: Shabelle – 120 words Witnesses say at least three people, among them two government soldier have been killed on Tuesday in a landmine blast that took palace in Somalia’s conflict-torn Mogadishu. “At dawn on Tuesday morning a remote-controlled landmine explosion ripped through a military […]

May 8, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

May 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Traditional elder at conference says ‘he was mistreated by police’ 07 May – Source: Garowe Online – 133 words A traditional elder from southern Somalia Suldan Faqi Sayid said that he was mistreated at the traditional elder meeting in Mogadishu. Suldan Faqi, one of the 135 traditional elders invited to Mogadishu to take part in […]

May 8, 2012 | Morning Headlines.