• Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emanuela C. Del Re in Mogadishu.

  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received the credentials papers from Norwegian Ambassador to Somalia Ms. Elin Bergithe Rognlie Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

  • 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

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

02 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: AMISOM foils suicide attack in Mogadishu TFG forces carry out security operations in Mogadishu Heavy fighting rocks parts of Gedo region Islamic militants launch Ramadan offensive in famine-stricken Somalia Somalis waste away as insurgents block escape from famine AU force presses offensive to ease Somali food aid Up to six more Somalia regions […]

02 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

01 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: Prime minister congratulates the nation on the beginning of Ramadan Busar clash leaves 11 dead Somali PM calls for Somalia aid Police accuses al Shabaab of killing MP in Mogadishu President Guelleh urges international community to aid Somalia Kenyan mosque’s past link to Shabaab banker Somalia appeals for aid boost to check refugee […]

01 Aug 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

01 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: Disaster Management Agency AMISOM concludes police training to help build security in Mogadishu Somali president visits injured soldiers at AMISOM run hospital AU organizes Somalia donor conference in Ethiopia Fighting in Mogadishu continues for third day Government troops seize Burdubo Gedo region Drought victims in Idale receive humanitarian aid Somalia’s drought-displaced seek shelter […]

01 Aug 2011 – Morning headlines

29 Jul 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines: 20 killed 35 hurt in fierce Mogadishu battle New Somali Cabinet takes oath in Mogadishu EU extends Somalia military mission by one year IDP’s continue to flock into Mogadishu Peacekeepers fight off Somali militants Third Kuwaiti aid plane heads to drought-plagued Somalia Why can’t we end famine in Somalia?   SOMALI MEDIA 20 […]

29 Jul 2011 – Daily Monitoring Report

29 Jul 2011 – Morning headlines

Key Headlines: AMISOM / TFG Forces contain extremist threat to humanitarian operations in Mogadishu Nearly 20 Somalis arrested over Kenya-Somalia border blast Eritrea behind AU summit attack plot – UN report Kenyan Muslim networks fund al Shabaab: UN report Ahlu Sunna threatens it will clear al Shabaab from central Somalia 10 killed in battle to […]

29 Jul 2011 – Morning headlines