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    On his visit to UNON in Nairobi, President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo planted a tree at the compound. Photo: UNON

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    President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed at State House. PHOTO: @UKenyatta

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    Newly appointed Cabinet of Ministers walk over to the Office of the President to Meet with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’. Photo: VIlla Somalia

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre announced his nomination for the Cabinet of Ministers in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Dalsan

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    Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, travels to Dhobley town, in Lower Jubba, to visit #KDF troops stationed there. Photo: Daily Nation

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    Amb Ronneberg of NorwayInSomalia meets with Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre at Villa Somalia. @SomaliPM

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    Members of the Jubbaland Regional Assembly with pose for a group photo with the Nairobo City County Assembly members during a courtesy visit to the Nairobi City County Assembly on March 14, 2017. Photo: AMISOM

March 3, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Three Teachers At Dadaab Refugee Camp Kidnapped By Suspected Al-Shabaab Men (Goobjoog News)
  • Vehicle Full Of Explosive Intercepted In Galkayo (Baidoa News)
  • Government Forces Conduct Security Operations In Baidoa (Goobjoog News)
  • US Steps Up In Somalia As Al-Shabaab Proves A Stubborn Foe (The Washington Post)
  • Protesters Reject Creation Of UAE Military Base In Somaliland (Middle East Monitor)
  • Geopolitical Time Bomb: Chaos In Somaliland Could Trigger Regional Conflict (Oilprice.com)
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March 3, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At least 57  Al-Shabaab Extremists Killed In Somalia Assault (Associated Press)
  • Omar Abdirashid Hands Over The Keys To The Office Of The PM In Power Transfer Ceremony (Hiiraan Online)
  • Moderate Islamist Group Signals Relations With New Somalia Government (Goobjoog News)
  • AU Pledges To Work With New PM To Stabilize Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Rehabilitation Centre For Former Al-Shabaab Fighters Opens In Kismayo (UNSOM)
  • Go inside ‘Little Mogadishu’ The Somali Capital Of America (Star Tribune)
March 3, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 2, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • African Union Warned It Faces Donor Fatigue As Mission Reviews Budget (Xinhua)
  • Former President’s Close Allies May Feature In New Cabinet List (Jowhar.com)
  • MPs Call On The New PM To Form An Effective Cabinet (Shabelle News)
  • AMISOM Public Information Officers Urged To Embrace Modern Technology To Counter Al-Shabaab propaganda (AMISOM)
  • Fighting To Survive Famine In Somalia (Al Jazeera)
  • The Fate Of Fragile Somalia Is Now In The Hands Of A Remarkably Young Diverse Parliament (Quartz)
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March 2, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Calls On Parliament To Complete Constitutional Review Process (Goobjoog News)
  • Bomb Under Car Seat Kills Somali Intelligence Officer (Shabelle News)
  • 49376 Somali Refugees Repatriated (Radio Mustaqbal)
  • 44 Aid Agencies Appeal For UN Action To Avert Famine In Somalia (China.org)
  • Circling The Square In Somalia (Huffington Post)
March 2, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 1, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s New Leader Declares Drought A National Disaster  (Belfast Telegraph)
  • Elders Officials Met To End Crisis Of Mutinous Puntland Soldiers (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland President Gaas In Trouble As MPs Set For A Vote Of No Confidence Motion (Radio Dalsan)
  • Aisha Abokor Appointed As Presidential Advisor For Social Affairs (Goobjoog News)
  • Over $4m Losses In Khalifa Mall As Traders Come To Terms With Bakaara Market Blaze (Goobjoog News)
  • Miraa Export Resumes After Tax Dispute Is Resolved (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia Is Looking Forward Confidently (Hiiraan Online)
March 1, 2017 | Morning Headlines

March 1, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Hassan Ali Khaire Confirmed As Prime Minister By Parliament Vows To Tackle Corruption (Hiiraan Online)
  • Galmudug Sets Date For The Presidential Election (Goobjoog News)
  • Top Army Officer Escapes An ‘Assassination Attempt’ (Shabelle News)
  • Former Lawmaker Wants Ministers Not Picked From Among MPs (Goobjoog News)
  • Unidentified Warplanes Have Bombed An Al-Shabaab Convoy In Gedo Region Of Southern Somalia (Strategic Intelligence News)
  • What Somalia Can Teach Kenya On Elections And Power Transitions (Africa Blogging)
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February 28, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Drought Response High Level Meeting Opens In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland MPs Preparing A Vote Of No Confidence Against Puntland President (Radio Mustaqbal)
  • Mudug Regional Court Chief Injured In Galkayo City (Garowe Online)
  • Galmudug Plans To Hold Presidential Election Soon (Goobjoog News)
  • Top AMISOM Officials Meet To Review Budget And Future Plans (AMISOM)
  • US To Boost Somali Military Operation Against Al-Shabaab (The Star Kenya)
  • Why You Should Invest In Somalia (Rising Powers)
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February 28, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s New President Inherits A Country On The Brink Of Disaster And Famine
  • Blast Near Mogadishu Hours After Al-Shabaab Vows Attack  (Al Jazeera English)
  • A Senior Puntland Official Injured In Galkayo Town (Shabeele News)
  • WHO Appeals For $10million For Emergency Health Response (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Gov’t And AMISOM To Combat Use Of Child Soldiers (New Vision Uganda)
  • East African Bloc To Hold Special Summit On Somali Refugees (Xinhua Online)
  • Somalia’s New President Inherits A Country On The Brink Of Disaster And Famine (Vice News)
February 28, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 27, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Massive Fire Broke Out At Bakara Market In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • HirShabelle President Calls For An End To Clan Fighting (Shabelle News)
  • DP World Layoffs Hundreds From Port In Somaliland (All East Africa)
  • UN Relief Chief Visits ‘Hot Spots’ Across Yemen Somalia And Kenya (Xinhua)
  • Traders Stop Miraa Export To Mogadishu Over Tax Dispute (Daily Nation
  • Somali President Seeks Saudi Intervention Over UAE Naval Base Pact With Somaliland (Goobjoog News)
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February 27, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug President Abdikarim Guled Resigns Cites Health Reasons (Goobjoog News)
  • Former  MP Shot Dead In Mogadishu An Elder Wounded (Garowe Online)
  • President Farmajo Promises Regular Pay For Custodial Corps (Goobjoog News)
  • Puntland Troops Stage Short Mutiny ‘over unpaid salaries’ (BBC News)
  • Pentagon Seeks To Expand Fight Against Extremists In Somalia (Associated Press)
  • The Illusion Of Hope (Hiiraan Online)
February 27, 2017 | Morning Headlines