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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 17, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Will Stay In Somalia Till SNA Is Reformed Says President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Two Killed In Violent Robbery In Dharkenley District (Goobjoog News)
  • Somaliland Warns Politicians And Journalists From Travelling To Somalia (Radio Dalsan)
  • Somali Forces Secure Villa Somalia As President Spends His First Night In The Palace (Dhacdo.com)
  • Al-Shabaab Claims Attack As New Somali Leader Takes Office (The East African)
  • Somalia’s Peaceful Presidential Handover Bolsters Hope (United States Institute for Peace Blog)
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February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Three Killed In Mortar Attack Near Presidential Palace In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Farmaajo Announces Interim Staff After Taking Reins At Villa Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • No Retirement Deal For Hassan Sheikh Mohamud As State Officers Benefits Bill Still Hangs In Parliament (Goobjoog News)
  • Kenya Hails Peaceful Presidential Polls In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • Families Struggle To Survive Drought In North Eastern Somalia (BBC)
  • Somalia’s New Leader Faces Delicate Balancing Act (Mail Online)
February 17, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 16, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Former President Mohamud To Exit Villa Somalia Today As Farmaajo Takes Over (Goobjoog News)
  • Senator Farole Urges To Support New President Warns Against Political Interference (Garowe Online)
  • Additional Money Imposed On Passengers At Adan Adde Airport (Allbenadir.com)
  • British Envoy Urges Action To Prevent Somalia Famine Deaths (ABC News)
  • Somalia ‘Plans To File Legal Complaint Against UAE’ Over Somaliland Base (Press TV)
  • The Time Is Now to Prevent A New Famine In Somalia (Chatham House)

February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Suspends Flights To Mogadishu On Inauguration Day (Garowe Online)
  • Social Activist Abdimalik Coldon Arrested In Somaliland Over President Farmaajo’s Support (Goobjoog News)
  • Second Elder In Two days Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Hiiran Online)
  • Progress Expected In Somalia After Election: AU Mission (Xinhua)
  • Ethiopian President Lauds Defense Forces For Fight Against Al-Shabaab (Africa News)
  • Somalia Presidential Elections: Is Democracy Emerging? (Prospect Magazine)
February 16, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 15, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Daallo Plane Carrying Somali MPs And Ministers Makes Emergency Landing In Nairobi (Radio Dalsan)
  • All Crew Members Rescued After Commercial Boat Sinks Off Coast Of Somalia (Goobjoog News)
  • Calm Returns To Parts Of Mudug Region After Battle (Shabelle News)
  • Auditor General Says Approval Of 2017 Budget By Cabinet Is Illegal (Jowhar.com)
  • Somaliland Asks US for Exemption To Trump’s Travel Ban (Associated Press)
  • Somalia Heralds New Dawn After Election (Daily Nation)

February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Galmudug Forces Engage In Deadly Gunfight With Al-Shabaab In Central Somalia (Garowe Online)
  • Somalia Dismisses Somaliland-UAE Military Base Deal (Goobjoog News)
  • Late former Puntland President Honoured With State Funeral In Bosaso (Garowe Online)
  • Global Charity Group Warns Of Famine In Somalia (Xinhua)
  • UNHCR Repatriates 4753 Somali Refugees In 2 Weeks (China.org)
  • Will New Reformer Somali President Overcome The Huge Challenges? (The East African)
February 15, 2017 | Morning Headlines

February 14, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia To Inaugurate President Farmaajo On 22nd February (Goobjoog News)
  • Senior Al-Shabaab Commanders Surrender In Baidoa (Garowe Online)
  • Electoral College Delegate Killed In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Galmudug And SNA Forces Launch An Operation Toward Harardhere (Dhacdo.com)
  • New Burundi Battle Group Arrives In Somalia (AMISOM)
  • Iran Gets 8 Sailors Freed From Somali Pirates: MP (Press TV)
  • Lessons Derived From Somalia Polls (Standard Digital)

February 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Military Court Sentences Alleged Al-Shabaab Members To Death(Goobjoog News)
  • President Farmaajo Urged To Appoint A Competent PM (Shabelle News)
  • Three Female Journalists Allegedly Beaten By Police In Hargeisa (Goobjoog News)
  • Visiting UN Official Calls For Respect Of Human Rights During Military Operations (UNSOM)
  • Somalia Sees Hope On The Horizon But US Partnership Is Needed (The Hill)
February 14, 2017 | Morning Headlines.

February 13, 2017 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • President Farmaajo Freezes Government’s Bank Accounts Ahead Of The Inauguration (Garowe Online)
  • Grenade Attack At Checkpoint Kills One In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland President Holds Talks With UN Envoy (dhacdo.com)
  • Newly Elected MP Dies In Mogadishu Hospital  (Goobjoog News)
  • Why Mogadishu Attracts Foreign Workers (BBC News Day)
  • Famine Grips Somalia After Two-year Drought (Toronto Star)
  • A New Test For Somalia Unity (Hiiraan Online)
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February 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Free Media Vital For Open Governance-President Farmaajo (Goobjoog News)
  • Heavy Fighting Between SNA And Al-Shabaab In Hiiraan (Goobjoog News)
  • Farmaajo Meets Former President At Villa Somalia Ahead Of Inauguration (Garowe Online)
  • Somaliland Agrees To UAE Military Base In Northern Port *(Associated Press)
  • Somalia Says It Will Resume Printing Currency Soon (VOA)
  • Kenya May Have To Study Somalia’s New President More (Daily Nation)
February 13, 2017 | Morning Headlines