• President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomed Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and his delegations, at Mogadishu International Airport today. Photo: @M_Farmaajo

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid, Somali Minister of Fisheries Abdillahi Bidhan, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and other officials witness the official signing of the fishing licenses, in Mogadishu. Photo: @KhadarGulaid

  • 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

November 23, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Backs ITU Resolution On Special Assistance (Xinhua)
  • Suspected Pro-ISIS Militias Kill A Businessman In Bosaso (Kismaayo.com)
  • New Mobile App Links Somaliland Farmers To Produce Buyers And Expert Advice (Radio Ergo)
  • Kenyan Police Arrest 46 Members Of Outlawed Separatist Group (Xinhua)
  • Border Residents Adopt System To End Conflicts (The Star)
  • Improving Access To Justice In Somaliland (Somaliland Standard)

November 23, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • South West Electoral Body Postpones Presidential Poll To Next Month (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali Military Clashes With Al-Shabaab In Lower Shabelle Region (Radio Shabelle)
  • Life Unbearable For 7000 Families Cut Off By Floods In Villages In Bal’ad (Radio Ergo)
  • 50 Dead So Far On Third Day Of US Airstrikes In Somalia (Capital News)
  • Somali Bomb Blast Shatters Expectant Mother’s Life (VOA)
November 23, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 22, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • 1500 Hormuud Staff In Fear After 11 Die In Targeted Killings (Radio Dalsan)
  • President Farmaajo Meets Somalis In Italy (Halbeeg News)
  • Al-Shabaab Raid Beled Hawo Kill Prominent Elder And Abduct His Two Sons (Kismaayo.com)
  • UN Police Officer Recognized For Protecting Vulnerable Somali Women From Abuse (UN News)
  • What is Somali’s Finance Guru Up To? Something Big Or Selling Snake Oil (Wardheere News)

November 22, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Two Employees Of Somali Telecom Giant Killed In Somali Capital (Hiiraan Online)
  • We Can’t Talk Unity Till Mogadishu Changes Cause President Bihi (252Politics)
  • Kenya Police Thwart Al-Shabaab Plot To Destroy Telco Mast (Goobjoog News)
  • US Airstrike In Somalia Against Al-Shabaab Kills 7 Extremists (Daily Mail)
  • China Trained Somali Graduates Return Home To Aid Recovery (Xinhua)
November 22, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 21, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Regional Economic Integration Not Good For Somalia Claims Former President (252Politics)
  • ICRC Staff German Citizen Abducted In Somalia Rescued Last Night (Mustaqbal Media)
  • President Farmaajo: Somalia And Italy Have A Strong Historical Foundation For Modern Partnership (Halbeeg News)
  • Gunmen Kidnap Italian Volunteer Shoot Children Near Kenya’s Coast (Reuters)
  • Border Opening To Spur Somali Trade (The Standard)
  • Stripped Of The Last Coin By Smugglers Affected Families In Somaliland Now Reduced To Beggars (Radio Ergo)

November 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Southwest State Poll Agency: No Candidate Will Be Barred From Presidential Race (Halbeeg News)
  • Puntland President Blamed For ‘Massive Intervention’ In Elections (Garowe Online)
  • Beled Hawo Residents To Face Fines For Seeking Legal Redress From Al-Shabaab (Kismaayo.com)
  • US Army Says Somalia Air Raids Target Al-Shabaab Kills 37 Fighters (Al-Jazeera)
  • Airlines Given Free Rein In Lawless Somalia Route (Standard Digital)
November 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 20, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Finance Ministry Under Scrutiny As $42 Million “Is Unaccounted” (Radio Dalsan)
  • Vocal MP Escapes Car Bomb Assassination Attempt (Kismaayo.com)
  • Insurance Demands By Somalia Delays KQ’s Flights To Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya Beefs Up Security Along Border With Somali After Foiled Attack (Xinhua)
  • Somalia: EU training Mission Extended Budget Agreed And Mandate Amended (Council of European Union)
  • The Changing Face Of Somalia (Sun News)

November 20, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Comes Under Heavy Bombardment In Adaley Hours After Clash With Galmudug Forces Near Guriel (Kismaayo.com)
  • Somaliland Says ‘We Will Not Be Cowed’ Amid New Diplomatic Pressure (Hiiraan Online)
  • Former Somali President Arrives In Kismayo City (Radio Shabelle)
  • Al Shabaab Still A Threat To Kenya New UN Report Says (The Star)
  • Minnesota Writer Launches ‘First Of Its Kind’ Magazine Packed With Somali Stories And Art (Star Tribune)
November 20, 2018 | Morning Headlines

November 19, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmajo Jets Off To Rome For Official State Visit (252Politics)
  • Somalia Lacks Legal Framework And Capacity To License Oil Drilling-Petroleum (Goobjoog News)
  • Ex-Jubbaland Cop Executed For Murder (Kismaayo.com)
  • AMISOM Builds Leadership Capacity Of Young Somali Leaders In Post-conflict Era (AMISOM)
  • The Preacher Who Laid The Ground For Violent Jihadi Ideology In Kenya (The Conversation)

November 19, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia: Airstrike Destroys Al-Shabaab Radio Station In Jilib Town (Garowe Online)
  • Public Private Dialogue Meeting Opens In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • US Ambassador Praises Somali Government Progress (Radio Shabelle)
  • Boinnet Denies Claims Shabaab Bribed Police To Cross Border (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia Holds First Boxing Competition Since Civil War (AFP)
November 19, 2018 | Morning Headlines