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    The Chief of Defense Forces (CDF), of the Uganda People’s Defence Force Gen David Muhoozi being received by senior officers of the Ugandan contingent serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia following his visit to Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

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    Somali Ministry constitutional affairs conduct a consultative meeting on the ongoing constitutional review process with Benadir regional administration in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    His Excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo gives an award to Eastern Mediterranean WHO chief Dr. Mohamed Fiqi on their commitment to eradicate Polio from Somalia during the 3rd Polio free celebration event in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre along with other officials attended an event held at Peace Garden for Somali youth. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    His excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo visits Somali National Television offices in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Ambassador Francisco Madeira meets with Somali Federal Minister for Constitutional Affairs Abdurahman Hosh Jibril and the Director General of the Ministry Mohamed Abukar Zubeyr in Mogadishu to discuss on the planned constitutional review process. Photo: AMISOM

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    Constitutional Affairs minister Abdirahman Jibril oversees plenary session in ongoing consultative conference in Mogadishu.

July 26, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Joint US-Somali Raid Nabs Suspected US Resident (CNN)
  • Finance Minister Discusses Debt Relief Asks New Assistance With World Bank Officials (RBC)
  • New French Ambassador Presents His Credentials To Somalia President (Horn Observer)
  • HirShabelle Accuses Puntland Of Run-away Inflation As Traders Display Sacks Of Fake Notes (Goobjoog News)
  • UN Says Food Security In Somalia Unlikely To Improve Before 2018 (Xinhua)
  • Kenya Steps Up The War Against Al-Shabaab Before Its Elections (The Daily Beast)
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July 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Receives Weapons In Exchange For Aid Workers In Somalia (Middle East Monitor)
  • Tension Rises As Four Al-Shabab Suspects Slain in Unclear Manner in Bula-Hawa (Somali Update)
  • Regional Administrations Accuse Federal Government Of Ignoring Their Input On Telcom Bill  (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Authorities Step Up Security Amid Al-Shabaab Threat (France24.com)
  • ERC Rescue Programmes in Somalia Cost AED14 million (Emirates News Agency)
  • Reporter’s notebook: Somaliland And The Never-ending Drought (France24.com)
July 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 25, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM And Somali Government Hold Joint Meeting On Transitioning Security To Somali Security Forces (AMISOM)
  • Somaliland Appoints Former Diplomat Edna Aden Special Envoy To Talks With Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Commander Of Operations In Galkayo Arrested (Jowhar.com)
  • House Opens Up Budget Process As It Holds First Public Outreach Session (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Frees 7 Aid Workers In Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • President Farmaajo’s Delicate Balancing Act (Hiiraan Online)
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July 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Government To Sponsor 1000 Students To Pursue Higher Education, President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Parliament Dismisses Anti-corruption Bill Urges Further Review (Horn Observer)
  • Several Prisoners Shot Dead In Southern Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • 4 Al-Shabaab Militants Surrender To Somali Army (Xinhua Net)
  • Churches Provide Refuge to Kenyans Fleeing Al-Shabaab Attacks (The Tablet)
July 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 24, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Forces Open Access To Roads of Besieged Town Allowing Trade Flow for 5 Years (Somali Update)
  • Government Dismisses Claims Prime Minister Met EU Officials Over Frustration On Fighting Graft (Goobjoog News)
  • Interior Minister Farah Threatens To Resign If Prime Minister Khayre Reinstates Sacked Permanent Secretary (Radio Dalsan)
  • Prime Minister Khayre Visits Youth Released From Ethiopian Jails Pledges Government Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Security Forces Foil Landmine Attacks Along Mogadishu Afgoye Highway (Somali Update)
  • Soldiers Killed In Somalia Blast (Aljazeera)
  • Why Raids Are A Cause For Worry As Al-Shabaab Changes Face (Standard Digital)
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July 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Lawmakers Reject Supreme Court Ruling On Nullified Seats (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Warns Telcos And Remittance Companies Against Aiding Terror Financing (Goobjoog News)
  • Suspension of Permanent Secretary of Somalia’s Interior Ministry Sparks Conflict in the Ministry (Horn Observer)
  • Rival Militia Clash In Central Somalia Leaving 20 Dead (The East Africa)
  • IMF Management Completes The Second Review Under The Staff–Monitored Programme For Somalia (CPI Financial)
July 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 21, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • About 3000 Students Fail This Year’s Secondary Exams (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Forces Seize A Car Loaded With Explosives At A Security Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu (Horn Observer)
  • President Farmaajo Urges End Of Herale Clashes (Jowhar.com)
  • Somali Presidential Secretary Is Suspended Over Power Struggle – Reports (Horn Observer)
  • Terror Suspect Arrested After Turning Himself In (Daily Nation)
  • No Al-Shabaab Is Not Deadlier Than Boko Haram. Here Are Better Numbers. (Washington Post)
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July 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland To Pay Three Months Salaries To The Newly Formed Puntland-Galmudug Security Unit (RBC Radio)
  • People In Galkayo Turn Down Somali Shilling Use Foreign Currency Instead  (Horn Observer)
  • South West State Education Minister Applauds Federal Government For Endorsing Education Bill (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenyan Police Question Varsity Student On Terror List (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Leases Land To AU Mission After University Handover (Africa News)
  • How Boni Forest Became The Warzone It Is Today (Daily Nation)
July 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

July 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Over 700,000 Displaced By Drought Since November In Somalia – UN (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Auditor General Freezes Bank Accounts Of Ousted Cabinet (RBC Radio)
  • President Farmaajo’s Planned Visit To Puntland Postponed (Garowe Online)
  • Kenyan Soldiers Kill Al-Shabaab Chief In Southern Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • KS Relief Repatriates 316 Stranded Somalis (Asharq-Al-Awsat)
  • The Somali Pirates Are Back – SPOILER ALERT: They Never Really Left (Irinnews)
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July 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UN AU Launch Joint Police Patrol Training In Somalia (Xinhua Net)
  • NISA Officer wounded In Car Bomb Blast In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Government Installs 5KW FM Transmitter To Expand Reach Of Radio Muqdisho – Officials  (Horn Observer)
  • Young Somali Poet Wins BBC Award (Daily Nation)
  • Meet The Woman Who May Be Somalia’s Only Female Auto Mechanic (Public Radio International)
July 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines