• Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire chairing the National Economic Council meeting held in Mogadishu yesterday. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman and his delegation are accorded a warm welcome in Dijbouti by Mayor Fatouma Awaleh Osman. Photo: @engyarisow

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Gonder, Ethiopia for tripartite meeting between the leaders of Somalia, Ethiopia and Eretria. Photo: @TheVilla Somalia

  • Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, with the visiting Turkish Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar, who was in the country to discuss on ways to strengthen cooperation between the two nations. Photo: @SomaliPM

  • Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islan, chairs the inaugural Federal Member States security council meeting attended by regional security ministers in Kismayo today. Photo: @ChismaioCity

  • President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo receives credentials from the new Ambassador of Finland to the Federal Republic of Somalia, Eric Lundberg. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

October 17, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • US Says Airstrike In Somalia Killed 60 Al-Shabaab Fighters (CNN)
  • Somalia’s First ICT Exhibition Opens In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia’s First ICT Exhibition Kicks Off In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • Turkish Entrepreneurs Group Opens Office In Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • Communities In Jowhar Benefit From Sixteen Shallow Wells With Hand-pumps Implemented By AMISOM (AMISOM)
October 17, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 16, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • One Soldier Killed In Al-Shabaab Attack On Jowhar Town (Halbeeg News)
  • Keeping Somali Fishermen Safe – New GPS Devices For Boats In Bosaso (Radio Ergo)
  • Banadir Governor Meets With UNHCR Special Envoy For The Horn Of Africa (Jowhar.com)
  • Shabaab Attacks Somali Force In Southern Somalia (Long War Journal)
  • Leaders Take State To Task After Mandera Al-Shabaab Attack (Daily Nation)
  • Robow: From Wanted Terrorist To Political Candidate (Wardheere News)

October 16, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • US Military Airstrike In Somalia Kills 4 Al-Shabaab Fighters (Washington Post)
  • Federal Government Expresses Solidarity With Saudi Arabia (Garowe Online)
  • Southwest Senators Appeal For Peace Call For Speedy Formation Of Polls Body (Goobjoog News)
  • Investors Keen To Grow Mobile Money In Somaliland (Daily Nation)
  • DP World Starts Construction Of Berbera Port Expansion In Somaliland (Ship Technology)
  • A Year After Somalia’s Deadliest Attack Fireball Still Torments Survivors (Reuters)
October 16, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 15, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Six Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed In Clash With Somali Army (Halbeeg News)
  • Baidoa Attack Victims Flown To Mogadishu For Specialised Treatment  (Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Spends The Night In Marka (Jowhar News)
  • Saudi Arabia Condemns Attacks In Somalia (Arab News)
  • We Should Talk To Al-Shabaab Now – We Owe It To The Mogadishu Bomb Victims (The Guardian)

October 15, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Executes Perpetrator On Anniversary Of Deadliest Attack (Daily Mail)
  • President Farmajo Arrives In Marka Town (Halbeeg News)
  • Somalia EU Sign €100m Direct Budget Support Pact  (Goobjoog News)
  • AMISOM And Somali National Security Forces Undergo Training On Civil-Military Cooperation (AMISOM)
  • We Will Not Withdraw Our Soldiers From Somalia Before Stability Is Restored President Kenyatta (Capital News)
  • Bomb Blast Survivor Relives Fateful Day Last October As Somalis Mark First Anniversary Of The Deadly Twin Attacks On Zoobe Mogadishu (AMISOM)
October 15, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 12, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Set To Mark Somber First Anniversary Of Deadliest Bombing (Hiiraan Online)
  • AU Envoy Visit To Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • Abdullahi Sheikh Hassan Appointed As CIC Spokesman (Jowhar News)
  • Court Orders Ugandan Born Terror Suspect To Be Deported To Kenya (Xinhua)
  • Four Girls Under 10 Have Died Recently From FGM It’s Time To Act (CNN)

October 12, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Leadership Assesses Troops Welfare (New Vision)
  • Solar-powered Irrigation Boosts Debt-ridden Somali Farmers In Beledweyne (Radio Ergo)
  • Two Injured In A Grenade Attack On The Residence Of A Women Leader (Jowhar News)
  • DP World Launches $442 Million Port Expansion In Somaliland (The National)
  • Mobile Money Transfers Have Taken Off In Somalia But There Are Risks (The Conversation)
October 12, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 11, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Kenya’s Security Forces Intensify Hunt For Militants After 2 Teachers Get Killed (Xinhua)
  • ‘Kingpins’ Of Fake Foreign Cash Arrested In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • Robow Expresses Concern Over Delay In The Formation Of The Southwest Presidential Election Commission (jowhar.com)
  • UAE Violating Somalia Arms Embargo (Aljazeera)
  • AMISOM Somali Government And Key Stakeholders Meet To Review Progress In The Security Sector (AMISOM)
  • Fifty Years Fifty Countries: Somalia (Tearfund)

October 11, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali And AU Forces Capture Villages From Al-Shabaab (Halbeeg News)
  • President Of HirShabelle Lashes Out At CIC Leaders (Jowhar News)
  • Somali PM Meets Saudi Foreign Minister In Riyadh (Halbeeg News)
  • Al-Shabaab Attack Kills Two Kenyan Teachers (Reuters)
  • Abdifatah Hassan Ali: Blogging The Untold Stories Of Survival And Resilience (UNSOM)
October 11, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 10, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Al-Shabaab Executes Five Men Accused Of Spying (Reuters)
  • Somali Military Court Jails Two Al-Shabaab Operatives (Halbeeg News)
  • Disabled Mobile Hawker Wins Respect Of Customers In Lasanod (Radio Ergo)
  • Strengthen Security In Mandera Ahead Of Exams Leaders Urge (The Star)
  • Dispatches From A Nomad: Somali Next Investment Haven? (The Star)