• 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

14 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: MP targeted in bomb attack A New Zealand army colonel to advice Somalia defence force and police Jerry Rawlings visits Somalia condemns extremist attack Government forces place parts of Lower Jubba under their control Somalia Premier condemns kidnapping of aid workers Kenya: Spanish kidnap victims may already be in Somalia Aid work curtailed […]

14 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

14 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Jerry Rawlings visits Mogadishu Heavy fighting erupts in parts of Lower Jubba Gunmen kidnap aid workers at Kenyan camp Somali capital slowly returns to life after rebel retreat Five more Somali children die of diarrhoea in Lower Jubba   SOMALI MEDIA Jerry Rawlings visits Mogadishu 13 Oct- Source: Radio Bar-kulan, Radio Mogadishu, Kulmiye, […]

14 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

13 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Hundreds of residents return to their homes after four years Puntland president to attend anti-piracy forum in London Mogadishu residents rebuild after al Shabaab departure Turkish high school to open in Mogadishu Chinese donation supports WFP’s food distribution in famine- stricken Somalia Somali politician calls government to have peace talks with the rebel […]

13 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

13 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: South African delegation visits Mogadishu Al Shabaab top commander dies in a grenade attack Food aid reaches famine-stricken Somalia Puntland refutes claims that pirates are holding Pakistani vessel in Hafun area Increased security along Kenya-Somali border   SOMALI MEDIA South African delegation visits Mogadishu 12 Oct- Source: Radio Bar-kulan, Radio Mogadishu, Kulmiye- 79 […]

13 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

12 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali government calls rebel fighters to surrender to them Heavy blast in outskirt of capital Mogadishu More al Shabaab militias head to the Somali capital Somalia suicide bomber aimed for maximum damage FAO IGAD sign MoU to promote food security in Horn of Africa Red Cross to feed one million in war against […]

12 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

12 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: TFG officials visit recently seized areas in Mogadishu Al Shabaab cuts off Afgoye road Somali man who was behind the kidnapping of two French intelligence officers was arrested in Hargeisa Peacekeepers vow to push out al Shabaab remnants US UK forces free Italian ship from Somali pirates The tears of Somalia   SOMALI […]

12 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

11 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Military vows to extend its offensives against al Shabaab to other parts of the country Al Shabaab militants driven out of Mogadishu AMISOM claims Somali president joins citizens in mourning attack Somalis in Minnesota condemn suicide bombing in Somalia Erdoğan calls for more security aid for famine-stricken Somalia Six foreign fighters seen in […]

11 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

11 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: TFG / AMISOM secure remaining al Shabaab strongholds in Mogadishu TFG and AMISOM commence operations to secure final sector of Mogadishu Erdoğan calls for more security aid for famine-stricken Somalia Al Shabaab divided over the killing of former District Commissioner in Gedo Somalia peacekeepers win control of Mogadishu district Somalia Islamists al Shabaab […]

11 Oct 2011 – Morning headlines

10 Oct 2011 — Morning headlines

Key Headlines AU forces plan to cover al Shabaab strongholds Opening remarks by SRCC, Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra at the photo exhibition portraying the work of AMISOM soldiers 160 students flown to Turkey for further studies TFG army and AMISOM capture key ground in Mogadishu Somali Council of Elders lobby for TFG support In rare […]

10 Oct 2011 — Morning headlines

10 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: TFG / AMISOM commence operations to secure final sector of Mogadishu Fighting continues in the Somali capital today AU Somali forces seize Mogadishu rebel bases Joint forces seize control of Heliwa district Mogadishu TFG/AMISOM forces take control of Pasta Factory Mass demonstration in Mogadishu to condemn Tuesday’s carnage Government offensive ongoing in regions […]

10 Oct 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report