• Speaker of the House of the People Mohamed Mursal, alongside former speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari hosted Southwest federal MPs in Mogadishu to discussed the upcoming regional elections in South West. Photo: @HarunMaruf

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad receiving the credentials of the new Turkish Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. Mehmet Yilmaz, in Mogadishu. Photo: @TC_Mogadishu

  • The AU Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira accompanied by the Deputy President of Jubaland State of Somalia, Mohamud Siyad Aden cut the ribbon for the newly constructed Dalhis Police Station, in Kismayo. Photo: AMISOM

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid met with Peter de Clercq, the UN Deputy Special Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • Mukhtar Robow and other presidential candidates allied to his camp addressing the media. Photo: @garoweonline

  • Minister of Planning, Investment and Economic Development of Somalia,  Gamal Hassan, with Executive Director of the World Food Programme, David Beasley, in Italy, Rome. Photo: @AmbGamal

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman with US Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto and head of USAID Jeffrey Bakken, in Mogadishu. Photo: @engyarisow

08 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Government promises to bolster security in Mogadishu Government forces expand its power into rebel-held areas in Mogadishu Mogadishu’s main market ordered closed Mogadishu elders welcome al Shabaab’s withdrawal from the capital Somalia fighters quit capital but remain a threat UAE clinic treats 750 Somalis Rift among al Shabaab commanders Somali government forces warily […]

08 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

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