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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

February 24, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • King Salman Welcomes Somali President (Arab News)
  • Local Administration In Gedo Region Vows To Eliminate Al-Shabaab From The Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Mogadishu Residents Welcome New PM (Radio Muqdisho)
  • Suspected Al-Shabaab Members Kidnap Two Aid Workers In Central Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • IEBC Ex-chair Issack Hassan Now Lead Elections Consultant In Somalia (The Star Kenya)
  • What’s Next For Somalia (The Brookings Institution)
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February 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Regional Leaders Front Joint Efforts As Drought Plunges Millions Into Hunger 23 February – Source: Goobjoog News- 280 Words Regional heads of states and governments have vowed to a joint approach towards the ongoing drought in the East and Horn of Africa which the UN estimates is affecting upwards of 12 million people. In a […]

February 24, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 23, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s News President Appoints Prime Minister  (Associated Press)
  • Somali President Makes His First Trip (Puntlandi)
  • PM Designate Pledges An Inclusive And Responsive Government In First Address (Goobjoog News)
  • The New Government Will Prioritise The Galkayo Conflict President Says (Dhacdo.com)
  • resident Farmajo Says Somalia Needs 20 Years To Fix Its Problems (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Says No Quick Fix For Nation’s Woes (Daily Nation)
  • Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo Gives Horn Of Africa Fresh Hope (VOA)
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February 23, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Cannot Match The Will And Power Of 12 Million Somalis: President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali President Pledges To Create Jobs For The Youth (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia’s New  Leader Inaugurated Vowing To Restore Dignity (Associated Press)
  • Uhuru Assures New Somalia President Kenya’s Support In Rebuilding Nation (The Star)
  • Somalia’s Diaspora Poets Step Into The Mainstream (CNN)
February 23, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 22, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Horn Of Africa Leaders Join Somalia At President Farmaajo’s Inauguration (Africa News)
  • Traffic Banned In Mogadishu Ahead Of President Farmaajo’s Inauguration (Goobjoog News)
  • Over 60 MPs File A No Confidence Motion Against HirShabelle Leader (Shabelle News)
  • Food Crisis Could Become Worse With Poor Rainy Season In Somalia UN Agency Warns (Xinhua)
  • Military Officers Urged To Work Closely With Residents To Promote Peace And Security (AMISOM)
  • Somalia Is A Leader In Mobile Money But Still Wants To Print Its First Cash Notes In 25 Years
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February 22, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Mogadishu On Lockdown Ahead of President Farmaajo’s Inauguration (Garowe Online)
  • Coastal City Of Kismayu Hosts Inaugural Book Fair  (Goobjoog News)
  • MP Opposes Appointment Of HirShabelle Cabinet (Shabelle News)
  • UN Expresses Concern Over Lasting Drought In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • AU Trains Military Officers On Gender Human Rights In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Somalia Faces Unprecedented Drought (VOA)
February 22, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 21, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • UN Security Council Reaffirms Its Commitment To Support Somalia’s Peace Process (Goobjoog News)
  • Dozen Foreign Trawlers Arrive Bosaso Port Amid Concerns Of Marine Exploitation (Garowe Online)
  • Unconvicted Prisoners Should Be Released Speaker Jawari Says (Dhacdo.com)f
  • Security Beefed Up Ahead Of President Farmaajo’s Inauguration (Radio Muqdisho)
  • 1.4 Million Children At ‘Imminent Risk Of Death’ As famine Looms In East Africa Warns Unicef (International Business Times)
  • Can The New Somalia President Really Deliver? (Hiiraan Online)
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February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • IMF Urges Somalia To Clear Arrears And Take Concrete Action To Reform Economy (Bloomberg)
  • Three Women Appointed Ministers In 52 Member HirShabelle State Cabinet (Goobjoog News)
  • Gunmen Kill Prominent Elder In Mogadishu (Shabelle News)
  • Death Toll Rises To 39 In Mogadishu Blast (VOA)
  • AMISOM Shells Al-Shabaab Combatants Near Qoryoley Southern Somalia (Intelligence Brief)
  • Drought in Somalia: Time Is Running Out (Al Jazeera)
February 21, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 20, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali Government To Pay Medical Bills For Victims Of Sunday’s Deadly Car Bomb (Goobjoog News)
  • Universal TV Owner Arrested In Somaliland (Jowhar.com)
  • Plans To Liberate The District Of Sakow Finalised (Dhacdo.com)
  • A Military Officer Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • IMF To Help Somalia Print First Banknotes In A Quarter Century (Bloomberg)
  • AMISOM To Help Construct Military Training Facility For Somali National Army (AMISOM)
  • How An American Bureaucrat Became The President Of Somalia  (Politico.com)
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February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Blast  In Somalia Kills 34 In Mogadishu Market Place (Associated Press)
  • Somali President Calls On AMISOM To Expedite Operations Against Al-Shabaab (Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Visits Victims Of Bomb Blast Announces USD$100 Thousand Reward For Information Leading To Bomb Plots (Hiiraan Online)
  • Two Arrested In Connection To The Killing Of Former Spokesman Of Himin And Heeb Administration(Goobjoog News)
  • UN Agency Seeks 825 Mln USD For Somali Aid (Xinhua)
  • Somalia A Great Example To Rest Of Africa (Daily Nation)
February 20, 2017 | Morning Headlines