• 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

22 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Denmark pledges $5 million to boost AU mission in Somalia (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Two dead as Kenyan army al Shabaab battle in southern Somalia (Source: Shabelle) Ugandan President praised for Somalia peace efforts (Source: Uganda Media Centre) Somali lawmakers draw blood in latest fistfight (Source: VOA News) Kenya says targets Somali rebels behind camp blasts (Source: Reuters) Britain’s […]

22 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

21 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Second phase of UN-Sponsored consultative meeting opens in Garowe (Source: Shabelle Hiiraan Online Radio Mogadishu) Somali lawmakers say national conference “illegal” (Source: Radio Shabelle) Somalia: Speaker of Parliament arrives in Puntland (Source: Garowe Online) Somali MP vows to oppose Speaker’s chairing of parliament sessions (Source: Shabelle Radio Mogadishu) Sports Ministry to construct new stadiums in Mogadishu (Source: Radio […]

21 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

21 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Djiboutian troops join AMISOM (Source: AMISOM HQ) 68th anniversary of Somali police kicks off in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Mogadishu) Turkey can play vital role in humanitarian affairs – UN official (Source: UN News Centre) Air strike hits rebel-held Somali village-residents (Source: Reuters) An overnight clash claims lives of several extremists (Source: Radio Mogadishu) Explosion in Dadaab two shot […]

21 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

20 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali president orders police to assure the security (Source: Shabelle) Somali Chief Commander: We will investigate the murder of local journalist (Source: Radio Mogadishu) Kenyan police arrest two Somalis in Dadaab northern Kenya (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Roadside bomb kills three in Somali capital(Source: Shabelle Radio Kulmiye Radio Mogadishu) Somali MPs planning to form committee to organize […]

20 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

20 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali President in Garowe for UN consultative session (Source: Radio Mogadishu) Somalia: UN and partners urge leaders to end stand-off over Speaker (Source: UN News Centre) Al Shabaab militants vow to attack Garowe conference (Source: Shabelle) U.S. considers combating Somali militants’ Twitter use (Source: New York Times) Int’l press body condemns murder of prominent journalist in Somalia (Source: […]

20 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

19 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali PM meets with US officials in Nairobi (Source: Radio Mogadishu Bar-Kulan and Shabelle) Somali government offers condolence to the family of the killed Journalist (Source: TFG) High-Level Conference on the Constitution 21 – 23 December 2011(Source: UNPOS) Somali President officiates inter-district football fete (Source: Radio Mogadishu Hiiraan Online) Joint Statement on the parliamentary crisis in […]

19 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

19 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: President Sharif meets Djibouti’s military chief in Mogadishu (Source; Radio Mogadishu) Big rush to cash in on Somalia protect Uganda save Sudan (East African News) Kenya’s march to find militants in Somalia fruitless so far (Source: Mail&Guardian) U.S. Somalis lose only means of sending cash home (Source: NPR News) Somalia Premier warns of economic problems ( Source: Shabelle) […]

19 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

16 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Mombasa training against Somali pirates for AMISOM Uganda troops (Source: Coastweek) al Shabaab warns Djibouti not to send troops to Somalia (Source: Radio Kulmiye) Heavy fighting erupts in Mogadishu (Source: Radio Shabelle Radio Kulmiye and Risaala) Somali Ambassador: We talked to Kenya over security situation in Dadaab refugee camp (Source: Radio Bar-kulan Radio Mogadishu) “Security situation of […]

16 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

16 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Cabinet Ministers’ meeting (Source: office of the prime minister) Former Somali parliament speaker rejects his ouster(Source: Mareeg Online/VOA News) UN-sponsored consultative meeting on Somalia postponed (Source: Shabelle Net) Somali rebels block ICRC food aid convoys(Source: Reuters) Civic society groups in Banadir welcome Djiboutian troops in Somalia (Source: Radio Bar-kulan) Clan agrees to help al shabaab fight […]

16 Dec 2011 – Morning headlines

15 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: UN-sponsored consultative meeting on Somalia postponed (Source: Radio Shabelle) Somali president welcomes Britain delegation (Source: Radio Mogadishu SONNA SNTV Bar-kulan) Somali interim parliament speaker calls former speaker to respect the law (Source: Mareeg Online Shabelle) “al Shabaab is not ready for peace”: Mogadishu’s mayor (Source: Radio Mogadishu Somalia Report) Somalia’s al Shabaab says Europeans among its foreign […]

15 Dec 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report