• alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, Somaliland’s UCID party leader Faisal Ali Warabe and leader of Khatumo state, Ali Khalif Galaydh, during the recent Somali Partnership Forum in  Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Bakarole, a small village just north of Mogadishu. In one of the aerial photos, AMISOM troops can be seen interacting with villagers. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo Address gathering on women, peace and security in Somalia at the side events in the ongoing Somali Partnership Forum. Photo: UNWomen

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Partnership Forum officially kicks off in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: @Engyarisow

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Mogadishu, yesterday.. Photo: Dhacdo.com

  • alt="Image of the day" width="240" />Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: @MofaSomalia

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo during a meeting with former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Ankara Turkey. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

08 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Al Shabaab lost strategic frontlines pulling out of Mogadishu Al Shabaab fighters vacate Mogadishu after overnight gun battle SRSG welcomes news of al Shabaab vacating Mogadishu Somali AU troops expand in Mogadishu after al Shabaab withdrawal Somali PM: We shall keep on hunting al Shabaab Fleeing al Shabaab militias reach Bur-hakaba town Somalia […]

08 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

05 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Somali police receive training funding Somali police service enhancement meeting held in Mogadishu U.S asks al Shabaab to allow humanitarian aid in their regions Somali PM says that the security operations will continue Somali government scholarship exam result released Australian navy joins with Somali anti-piracy exercises Baird Clinton oppose Somalia intervention Relief agencies […]

05 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

05 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somalia: emergency relief for over a million people MSF distributes relief to families in Jilib Al Shabaab demand money from farmers in Middle Jubba Prime Minister vows to continue fighting against al-shabaab Somalia famine has killed ‘29000 children’ Terror risk worst in Somalia Logistics complicate food aid transport to Somalia   PRESS STATEMENT […]

05 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

04 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: U.S eases rules on al Shabaab to help aid agencies Horn of Africa: UNICEF urges airlines to cut costs of delivering aid Child ‘drought brides’ sold secretly in Kenya IDB approves $1 million relief for Somalia’s drought victims Two Kenyan ministers dismiss UN report on terror Egyptian medics pledge medical deliveries worth $30000 […]

04 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

04 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somalia famine summit postponed Somalia: More famine zones declared PM meets civil society groups in Mogadishu Somali police commander says security forces would operate recently seized areas IDPs in Mogadishu receive financial aid from women group UN: Somali refuges top 860000 Somalia’s Islamists appear divided on blocking famine aid Boy fighters of Somalia […]

04 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

03 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: AMISOM sends Ramadan goodwill message to Somalis Al Shabaab blocks relief food bound for IDP camps in Kismayo ASWJ warns of al Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu New IDP camp set up in Badbado Somali Premier praises Arab efforts in containing famine Kenyan MP trashes al Shabaab link claims Somalia PM: Famine crisis ‘very […]

03 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

03 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Somali military court sentences 2 soldiers to 5yrs prison Suspects arrested in connection with murder of MP State funeral for MP Kalif Jire Warfa AU sets Somalia fundraising date defends itself over response US relaxes limits on Somalia aid as famine looms UN: Militants forcing Somali migration along with famine UPDF dismiss al […]

03 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

02 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Ramadan offensive threatens Somalia’s starving Ahlu Sunna meets in Abud-wak for the second day running UPDF soldiers killed in Somalia as Ramadan attacks kick-off Tension high in Dinsor Bay region Sudan announces ‘substantial’ aid package to Somalia British Prime Minister’s message for Ramadan ICRC calls for extra aid for Somalia drought victims UN […]

02 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report