• 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

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

SOMALI PM IS TO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET MINISTERS 22 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 125 words The Prime Minister of the Somali Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas is to reshuffle his cabinet ministers after meeting the senior TFG officials, reports said on Sunday. Reliable sources close to the PM’s office in Mogadishu confirmed that […]

January 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

African Union troops reach outskirts of Mogadishu for first time, fighting rages in capital 20 Jan – Source: Washington Post/AP – 165 words Somalia — Residents and military officials say heavy fighting is under way in Somalia’s capital, breaking a period of calm. The spokesman for the African Union peacekeeping force said Friday that the […]

January 20, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

AMISOM launches training course for Somali Police 19 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 275 words The Police Component of the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) has launched a capacity building and leadership training, contributing to an ongoing Somali Police Force by training ninety-seven junior police commanders. The training which is currently underway at […]

January 19, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

MSF closes largest medical centres in Mogadishu after killings 19 Jan – Source: MSF Somalia/Reuters Alert Net – 432 Words Following the tragic killings of our colleagues Philippe Havet and Dr. Karel Keiluhu in Mogadishu, Somalia, on the 29th of December 2011, the medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sees itself forced to end […]

January 19, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia vows to investigate the recent Kenyan raid on Jilib that killed children 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle,Radio Mogadishu, Bar-kulan, Hiraan Online – 261 words The PM of the TFG Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Gas on Wednesday held press conference in his office and said the TFG would investigate the bombardment that the Kenyan air force […]

January 18, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Battle erupts in Lower Jubba region 18 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 86 words Fighting between al Shabaab and TFG backed by Kenyan Forces has broken out in outskirts of Qoqani town of lower Jubba in central Somalia, reports say today. The fighting comes after al Shabaab militants carried out attacks on bases of TFG troops […]

January 18, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Mahiga inspects UN designate offices in Mogadishu 17 Jan – Source: Radio Mogadishu, Bar-kulan – 136 words A UN delegation headed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga on Tuesday arrived in Mogadishu to inspect the UN designate offices in Somalia. Mahiga is expected to hold talks with the Somali […]

January 17, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Jets kill ‘at least’ 9 in Somalia 17 Jan – Source: AP – 150 words A witness says at least nine people were killed after jets bombed a militant camp in southern Somalia. Witness Noh Haji said Tuesday the jets pounded bunkers and burned tents belonging to Somalia’s al Qaida-linked al Shabaab militia. He says […]

January 17, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

January 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN cleared Eritrea over ‘arming’ al Shabaab 16 Jan – Source: Capital FM, Africa Review – 518 words Eritrea has been cleared of allegations that it was arming al Shabaab militants in Somalia late last year. A preliminary report by the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) concludes […]

January 16, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

January 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Kenyan air strikes kill 5 children 15 Jan – Source: Garowe Online, BBC Somali Service – 176 words At least 7 people, including 5 children, have died after air strikes in the town of Jilib in southern Somalia, Garowe reports. Mohamud Dahir who is the nephew of Abdullahi Mualim, a former government official, who spoke […]

January 16, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.