• Former Member of Parliament Dr. Khadija Osoble Ali, discussing gender inclusion in Somali politics, at a session hosted by Heritage Institute in Mogadishu. Photo : @HIPS INSTITUTE

  • Somali Finance Minister, Abdirahman Duale Beileh met with Local and International non-governmental organizations to discuss on how they can help in lobbying for Somalia’s debt cancellation process in Nairobi. Photo : MohammedYarrow

  • Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman and other Federal Ministers attended a dinner event for “is-xilqan” (self-reliance) initiative, in Mogadishu last night. Photo : Photo: @engyarisow

  • Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled meets with Turkish Ambassador Olgan Bekar and other diplomats in the Turkish Embassy, Mogadishu. Photo : @DeputySomaliP

  • IMAGE OF THE DAY Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" welcomes Somali Upper House senators, who have been dispatched from Mogadishu to mediate between the Federal Government and Federal Members States across the nation. Photo : @AqalkaSare

  • Image of the day" width="240" />Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire meeting with Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman and officials at the Mayor’s office. Photo: @engyarisow

August 21, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Addresses The Nation On Eid Celebrations (Hiiraan Online)
  • NISA Arrests A Man For Allegedly Impersonating Senior Intelligence Official (Halbeeg News)
  • With Prayers Sacrifices Muslims In Somalia Celebrate Eid-Al-Adha (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Shakes Up Its Education System After Years Of Being Wrecked By Conflict (Their World)
  • Somali Women Call For Inclusion In Post Conflict Reconstruction Process (Xinhua)
  • My Friend Mohamed The Dry Cleaner Of Mogadishu  (BBC)

August 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Returns Home As Officials In Custody For Graft (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Minister For Finance Inspects Mogadishu Port (Halbeeg News)
  • Council Of Interstate Cooperation To Convene In Kismayo (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Youths Forge Close Partnerships With Security Institutions To Counter Violent Extremism (AMISOM)
  • UN Says 7 Aid Workers Have Died In Somalia This Year (Xinhua)
  • Anti-graft War Heats Up In Somalia But How Far Will It Go? (The Standard)
August 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 20, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • President Farmajo Meets His Predecessor In Ankara (Halbeeg News)
  • Somalia’s Supreme Court Chief Suspends Judges (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Refutes Reports Of Peace Deal On Tukaraq Tension (Halbeeg News)
  • Qatar Funds Diplomatic Institute Project In Somalia (Gulf Times)
  • As Somalia Marks World Humanitarian Day UN Calls For More Protection Of Aid Workers (UNSOM)
  • Going “Full-Circle” In Somalia (LSE – Centre for Africa)

August 20, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • SNA Dislodges Al-Shabaab From Marka City (Halbeeg News)
  • South West Tightens Security Ahead Of The State Presidential Election (Goobjoog News)
  • MP Quits NIEC Declares By-elections For Vacant Seats (Garowe Online)
  • Meet Somalia’s Youngest And First Ever Female Deputy Police Chief (Face2Face)
  • War And Literature In Mogadishu (Aljazeera)
August 20, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 17, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • Somalia To Register Foreign Nationals In The Country (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Military Court Sentences Soldier To Death Over Murder (Halbeeg News)
  • Ahmed Madoobe Warns The Federal Government Against Interference Of His Administration (Goobjoog News)
  • Al-Shabaab Militants Blamed For Wave Of Killings In Somalia (CGTN)
  • Online Business Thriving In Somalia (Africa News)
  • Annual Book Fair Enters Third Day (AMISOM)

August 17, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Starts Vacating Mogadishu Stadium (Halbeeg News)
  • Schools Clinics Businesses Reopen In El-Afweyne After Nine Months Of Strife In Sanaag (Radio Ergo)
  • Families displaced After Al-Shabaab Divert Water From River Shabelle To Flood Villages (Halbeeg News)
  • RA International Shares Advance As It Lands Contract With UN In Somalia (Proactive Investors)
  • Can Education Really Reduce Armed Group Recruitment? (Relief Web)
August 17, 2018 | Morning Headlines

August 16, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Makes Major Reshuffle In The Security Sector (BBC Somali)
  • Somalia US Forces Arrest 10 Militants In Basra Operation (Caasimada Online)
  • Southwest State Leader Declares His Presidential Bid In Baidoa Town (Halbeeg News)
  • Somali AU Forces Launch Joint Operation To Flush Out Al-Shabaab (Xinhua)
  • Linda Boni Boss Accuses Lamu Locals Of Leaking Intel To Al-Shabaab (The Star)
  • In South Africa’s Migrant Communities Food Offers A Sense Of Belonging (Quartz Africa)

August 16, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo To Leave For Djibouti On Thursday (Halbeeg News)
  • Somalia: ISIL-Linked Faction Imposes Tax On Businesses In Bosaso (Garowe Online)
  • Jubbaland Leader Speak Out On Arrest Of Two Regional Spy Agency Officials (Halbeeg News)
  • AMISOM Force Commander Concludes Tour Of Forward Operating Bases In South Central Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Two Somali Memoirs: Reflections Of Different Generations (Wardheere News)
August 16, 2018 | Morning Headlines.

August 15, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Several Senior Al-Shabaab Combatants Killed In Middle Shabelle And Lower Jubba Operations (Jowhar.com)
  • Mogadishu Hosts Its 4th Annual Book Fair (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somalia Willing To Mediate Eritrea And Djibouti Ministry Of Foreign Affairs (Halbeeg News)
  • ‘Sex Tourists’ Duping Somali virgins Into Marriage (Channel 4)
  • UN Says Favorable Weather Improves Food Security In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Despite Trump Somali-Americans Overcame Scrutiny To Make Political History In Minnesota (Quartz Africa)

August 15, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Forces Foil Major Attack Arrest Five Al-Shabaab Suspects (Halbeeg News)
  • PM Khaire Declares War On Graft (Radio Dalsan)
  • Two People Dead In Blast In Mogadishu (Caasimada Online)
  • Four Al-Shabaab Returnees Hiding In Malindi For Fear Of Elimination (The Star)
  • Somali Sheep In Great Demand Somali Sheep Priced Between BD65 And BD75 Are The Cheapest Available For Sacrifice In the Livestock Market (Daily Tribune)
  • Somali Women Divorce Violent Husbands Addicted To Chewing Narcotic Leaf Khat (Radio Ergo)
August 15, 2018 | Morning Headlines