• 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 10, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Upper Speaker Meets UN Envoy To Somalia (Halbeeg News)
  • Germany Announces $100m Development Cooperation For Somalia (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali Foreign Forces Raid On Wanlaweyn Town (Galgaduud Media)
  • US Airstrike In Somalia Kills Suspected Al-Shabaab Militant Near Kunyo Barrow (The Defense Post)
  • Report Says Al-Shabab Militants Run Tax System To Rival Somalia’s Federal Government (Reuters)
October 10, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 9, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali PM Flies To Saudi Arabia Amid Strain In Ties (Garowe Online)
  • Government Breaks Promises With Robow Says Former Defense Minister (Jowhar News)
  • Evicted Families In Burao Face Bleak Conditions On Land With No Facilities (Radio Ergo)
  • Small Actions Lead To Big Changes Says Social Media Influencer Jerome Jarre (Hurriyet Daily News)
  • Somalia: Chasing The Impossible Dream (Strategy Page)

October 9, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Bans Political Gatherings Amid Tension Fears (Hiiraan Online)
  • A Police Officer Jailed 8 Years For Armed Robbery (Halbeeg News)
  • Somaliland President Receives UK Minister For Africa (Hiiraan Online)
  • Military Fighter Jets Carry Out Airstrike Targeting Al-Shabaab Vehicle In Southern Somalia (Strategic Intelligence)
  • How To Tackle The Terrorist Threat In East Africa (We Forum)
October 9, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 8, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Britain Cautions Against Hasty Exit Of AU Troops From Somalia (Xinhua)
  • HirShabelle Lawmakers Drop The Motion Against Ware (Goobjoog News)
  • Somali Militants Warn Education Organizations Over Somalia’s New Curriculum (Hiiraan Online)
  • AMISOM Police Hands Over Refurbished Police Station To Somali Police Authorities (AMISOM)
  • Islamic State A Threat Seven Years After We Went To Somalia (Daily Nation)

October 8, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • UK Minister For Africa Holds Talks With The Head Of AMISOM (AMISOM)
  • NISA Chief Meets Robow Days After He Was Barred From Vying For Public Office (Halbeeg News)
  • Somalia’s Planning Minister Wins By-Election For Parliamentary Seat (Shabelle Media)
  • Somali Capital Bans Auto Rickshaw Imports Amid Traffic Congestion (Hiiraan Online)
  • 17 Somali Migrants Return Home From Tanzania (The Citizen)
  • Somalia Stalemate Likely To Go On Despite Hirshabelle Relenting (The East African)
October 8, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 5, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somalia Says ‘No’ To Al-Shabab Defector’s Run For Office (New York Times)
  • Prime Minister Khaire Meets With New UN Envoy (Jowhar News)
  • Senior Communication Advisor To Mogadishu Mayor Fired For Participating In The Launch Of Hassan Sheikh-Led Political Party (Radio Dalsan)
  • UPDF Court Martial Sits In Somalia (Monitor Uganda)
  • Secret US Base In Somalia Is Getting Some ‘Emergency Runway Repairs’ (Air Force Times)

October 5, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • US And Its Partners Seek To Mediate Political Rifts In Somalia (Mareeg News)
  • CIC Hails Senate For Mediation Efforts Over Row With FGS (Goobjoog News)
  • Road Construction Brings Jobs And Infrastructure To Baidoa (Radio Ergo)
  • Al-Shabab Founder To Contest Elections In Somalia (The Star)
  • Trial Of 189 Islamist Suspects Begins In Mozambique (Daily Nation)
  • As Somalia Marks Horrific Attack A book Explores Al-Shabaab (Daily Mail)
October 5, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 4, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • HirShabelle Deputy President Declares Fresh Offensive Against Al-Shabaab (Jowhar)
  • SNA Conduct Military Operations In Lower Shabelle Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Somalia And Saudi Arabia Ink Deal On Civil Aviation (Halbeeg News)
  • Kenya Defies Austerity Buys 12 US Helicopters (Daily Nation)
  • The Forgotten Lessons of Black Hawk Down (New York)

October 4, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somali Federal Government To Back Self-organised Militias To Fight Al-Shabaab (Halbeeg News)
  • The Newly Appointed UN Envoy Haysom Arrives In Mogadishu (Goobjoog News)
  • Hassan Sheikh-led Political Party Forced To Amend Name (Jowhar News)
  • Somali Air Traffic Controllers Strike Amid Dispute With Turkish Company (Hiiraan Online)
  • AMISOM Sends Congratulatory Message To Nigeria On Its 58th Independence Anniversary (AMISOM)
  • Soccer: Golden Club Score A Breakthrough For Gender Equality In Somalia (Reuters)
October 4, 2018 | Morning Headlines

October 3, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • AMISOM Partners Meet To Devise Strategies on Countering Potent Threat From IEDs  (AMISOM)
  • Somalia Signs Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities (Shabelle Media)
  • US Suspected Drone Hit Al-Shabaab Bases In Middle Shabelle (Halbeeg News)
  • ISIL Claims Killing Two Foreigners In Bosaso (Mareeg News)
  • Report: Uganda Less Vulnerable To Al-Shabaab Terrorists (Chimp Reports)
  • Seeking An Enduring Solution To Seemingly Intractable Problem: Another Look At Somalia (Euraasia Review)