• 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

30 Dec 2011 – Morning Headlines

Key Headlines: 2 Doctors Without Borders workers shot in Somalia (Source: AP Shabelle) Somali parliament house sessions postponed (Source: Radio Shabelle) Egyptian Foreign ministry holds talks with Somaliland minister Of Foreign Affairs (Source: Hadhwanaag Times) Al Shabaab flee Kenyan forces in Gedo (Source: The Standard) AU claims success against al Shabaab (Source: CNN) Somali minister says Turkey’s educational system model […]

30 Dec 2011 – Morning Headlines

29 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali lawmaker declares his candidacy for post of speaker (Source: Radio Shabelle) EU Plans to Battle Somalia Pirates on Beaches FAZ Reports (Source: Bloomberg) MPs set to debate over parliament disputes in Mogadishu (Source:Radio Mogadishu Mareeg Online) Al Shabaab militants attack AMISOM (Source: Radio Garowe Shabelle Jowhar Online) Djibouti troops to start operations in Somali capital (Source: Radio […]

29 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

29 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somalia: taking back schools from Islamic militants (Source: The Guardian) Turkey launches efforts to drill well in Somalia (Source: Today Zaman News) Al Shabaab accused of child conscription (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Former TFG minister in Galkayo for mediation talks (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Somali premier pays visits to main centers in Bosaso city (Source: Mareeg Online) Galmudug state conducts […]

29 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

28 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Fresh fighting claims 10 extremists in southern Somalia (Source: Radio Shabelle Radio Mogadishu Jowhar Online) Blast kills 5 people in Kalabeyrka Hiiraan region (Source: Radio Mogadishu Radio Shabelle) Ahlu Sunnah and TFG troops en route to al Shabaab-controlled town (Source: Radio Garowe) Body of young man found dumped in Jowhar (Source: Radio Bar-Kulan) Mogadishu mayor says youth […]

28 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

28 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali committee on constitution accuses UN envoy speaker of blocking work (Source: Shabelle)  Somalia: US bank move highlights importance of remittances (IRIN News )  Al Shabaab militants killed in Yemen (Source: Bar-Kulan)  Al Shabaab skirmishes with JTF in Lower Juba (Source: Somalia Report)  Ethiopian Embassy: ‘It is time to solve crisis in Somalia’ (Source: Shabelle)  Two terror suspects […]

28 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

27 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: TFG Parliament MP shot in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Shabelle Kulmiye Risaala) Somali government endorses Erdogan for the coveted UN award (Radio Mogadishu Radio Bar-kulan) Somali MPs announce January 2nd as date for controversial Speaker’s election (Source: Radio Shabelle) Somali PM reaches Qardo northeastern Somalia (Source: Radio Bar-kulan Radio Garowe) African Union Official Cites Successes Challenges in 2011 (Source: […]

27 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

27 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: The world must assist AMISOM to complete the task of bringing peace to Somalia ( Source: the East African) Somali government welcomes Britain conference on Somalia (Source: Radio Mogadishu) AMISOM takes on regional continental character as Kenya heightens attacks (Source: the East Afrcian) Somalia MPs protest closure of Parliament (Source: Daily Nation) African Union China sign AMISOM […]

27 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

23 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Today’s cabinet session passed the annual budget of 2012 (Source: TFG) Dinner prepared in honor of the Somali leaders in Puntland state house (Source: Office of the Prime Minister) Somalia’s Military Court says it will bring to justice the TV reporter’s killer (Source: Radio Kulmiye Shabelle Hadhwanaag Times and Radio Risaala) Gunman kills three aid workers […]

23 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

23 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali government blocks parliamentary sessions (Source: Shabelle) Somali MP denounces UN envoy (Source: Shabeelle Media) KDF’s armoured vehicle destroyed by explosive (Source: the Star) Somalia ‘a threat to UK security’(AP) Britain to target Somalia terror training at conference (Source: AFP)   SOMALI MEDIA Somali government blocks parliamentary sessions 22 Dec – Source: Shabelle – 193 words The […]

23 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

22 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Prime Minister of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Statement at the High-Level Conference on the Constitution (Source: Office of the Prime Minister) African Union commanders build their knowledge of international humanitarian law (Source: AMISOM Force HQ) UNPOS: The Constitutional Conference in Garowe and the Road map (Source: UNPOS) Djibouti forces will change security dynamics of […]

22 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report