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    First ever televised debate held for Somaliland presidential candidates. Photo: @Mohedhazzan

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    UN flag returned to half-staff today in honor of fallen UNDP staff Faiza Mohamed Sheikh who was killed in Saturday's Mogadishu attack. Photo: @JustinTBrady

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    UNDP Somalia officials donated VHF radios to Aamin Ambulance to help them carry out their work easily. Photo: Goobjoog News

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    His Excellency President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo welcomes a delegation of doctors from Djibouti led by their health minister Jamaac Elmi Cokane to help the victims of Saturdays terror attack in Mogadishu. Photo: Radio Muqdisho

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    Somali President His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receive calls from families looking for missing loved ones at the call center set up to connect families trace missing persons. Source: @gurmadka252

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    Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre with Speaker of the House Mohamed Osman Jawaari and other government officials at the National Flag celebration event in Mogadishu last night. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Christine Alalo, AMISOM Deputy Police Commissioner speaks during the handing over ceremony of a renovated police station to Jubaland Regional Administration led by Deputy President State Abdikadir Mohamud Lugadheere. Photo: AMISOM

September 29, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Militants Attack Somali Military Base Kill At Least 15 (Reuters)
  • AU Envoy Condemns Terror Attack in Mogadishu (Somali Updates)
  • President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre Jet Back To Mogadishu (Jowhar Media)
  • Turkish Army Chief Of Staff General Arrives In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • UAE Commends UN And AU Missions In Promoting Security And Stability In Somalia (Emirates News Agency)
  • Somalia: Fishing Trade Sees Boost From Boat Engines Freezers (ICRC)
  • DP World To Fund Improved Water And Healthcare Access In Somaliland (Emirates News Agency)
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September 29, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Seven Killed By Car Bomb Explosion In Mogadishu (Reuters)
  • Somali Prime Minister To Reshuffle Cabinet Targeting Key Ministers (Garowe Online)
  • “I Will Resign If The Killers Of Women Rights Activists Are Not Arrested In 48hrs” Security Minister Dualle Says (Radio Dalsan)
  • Human Rights Improve In Somalia Big Challenges Remain (Voice of America)
  • New Beginning For Failed State Somalia? (Deustche Welle)
September 29, 2017 | Morning Headlines

September 28, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • King Salman Receives Somali President (Asharq Al-Awsat)
  • Operate On Realistic Revenue Projections IMF Urges Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Conference Between Federal Finance Minister And Regional States Finance Ministers Concluded In Garowe (Dhacdo.com)
  • Weeks Left To Save East Africa’s Starving Children – World Vision (Reuters)
  • World Tourism Day: Tourists Are Heading To Somalia To See The Ruins Of A Two-decade Civil War (Quartz Media)
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September 28, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • China Vows To Support Somalia’s Peace Reconstruction (Xinhuanet)
  • AMISOM Regrets The Accident Involving One Of Its Vehicles In Mogadishu (SONNA)
  • Over 100000 IDPs Evicted From Settlements This Year NGO Says (Somali Update)
  • UN Rights Mechanism Needed to Document Violations and Provide Accountability in Somalia (Human Right Watch)
  • Somali Teenagers Flee Al-Shabaab Recruitment Campaign (Voice of America)
September 28, 2017 | Morning Headlines

September 27, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmajo In Saudi Arabia To Hold Talks With Saudi King (SONNA)
  • Women Organization Official And Son Of The Chairperson Killed In Drive-by Shooting In Mogadishu(Goobjoog News)
  • Shabelle River on the Brink of Flooding Risking 20 Villages Around Jowhar (Somali Update)
  • UN Trains Somalia Security Forces On Humanitarian Law (Xinhuanet)
  • The Battle For Survival In Somalia (Deutsche Welle)
  • The Gulf Contest For The Horn Of Africa (Criticathreats.org)
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September 27, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug MPs Vote Out President Ahmed Dualle Geelle Haaf (Garowe Online)
  • Jubbaland Leader Madobe Urges Calm Over Gulf Feud Disputes Calls For Talks (Goobjoog News)
  • Southwest State Assembly Opposes Siding With Saudi-Led Bloc (Radio Shabelle)
  • Deputy Secretary Reinforces U.S. Support For Defeating Al-Shabab ISIS (Defense.gov)
  • Statement At The House Of The People On The Amended Media Law (SONNA)
September 27, 2017 | Morning Headlines

September 26, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Set To Make Third Trip To Saudi Arabia (Jowhar Media)
  • Boost For Amisom As It Receives 19 Combat Vehicles From US (Googjoog News)
  • Somali MPs To Table Motion Against UAE Envoy For “Criminal Acts” & “Interference” (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somalia AU Forces Seek Solution To Improvised Explosive Devices  (Xinhua Net)
  • Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People (Bloomberg Politics)
  • The Crocodile Tears Of The Extradition of Qalbi-dhagax And The Baseless Greater Somalia Euphoria Beneath it (Wardheere News)
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September 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • SRSG Keating Welcome Parliamentary Review of 2016 Media (UNSOM)
  • South West President Sharif Hassan Sheikh Blocks Members of Parliament To Avoid Impeachment (Radio Dalsan)
  • A Revolutionary New Site Connecting Jobseekers And Employers In Somalia (Jowhar News)
  • Residents In Fear After Police Issue Them Threats (Daily Nation)
  • Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Resumes Night -Time Flights In 27 Years (All Africa News)
  • Media Representatives Lawmakers Open Forum on Media Law Reform (Somali Update)
September 26, 2017 | Morning Headlines

September 25, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Meets Somali Prime Minister In New York (Horn Observer)
  • Defiant Galmudug President Haaf Accuses Farmaajo Government Of Declaring War On Region After His Flight Was Blocked (Radio Dalsan)
  • Al-Shabaab Claims Killing Four Puntland Soldiers In Attack (Radio Shabelle)
  • Senior Somali General Gunned Down In Mogadishu (Voice of America)
  • Gates Bolsters Relief Efforts As Drought Ravages Somalia (Daily Nation)
  • In Minneapolis Somali-Americans Set Out To Reshape US-Somali Relations (Hiiraan Online)
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September 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Seeks Easing Of Arms Embargo In Effort To Defeat Al-Shabaab (Shabelle News)
  • Executive And Parliament To Unveil New Constitutional Review Road-map In 10 Days (Goobjoog News)
  • Six Killed In Inter-clan Fighting In Mudug Region (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Captures Weapons-laden Boat From Yemen (Middle East Monitor)
  • We Are Not UN Employees Museveni Tells AMISOM (Daily Monitor)
  • My Journey To America (Hiiraan Online)
September 25, 2017 | Morning Headlines