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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

We acknowledge that in public service, it is not proper to breach confidentiality but where the national interest is concerned everything takes a second place. We cannot remain silent when the service we love & cherish which we render to the nation wilts & withers in our time. ...

Societies need national governments for the promotion of social cohesion, protection of the rights of all citizens, defense from external harm and aggression, maintenance of political and security order, spur of economic development, and provision of emergency assistance. ...

As an individual of Somali decedent and a mental health professional it breaks my heart to see tragedies that can be prevented yet happen every day. ...

Our Former prime-minster H.E. Mohammad Abdullahi Farmaajo is and will always be the best Premiership choice for all Somali people. He is a leader that Somalis of all tribes, clans, regions and all walks of life trust, admire, respect and believe in his vision of peaceful, united and stable Somalia-with the exception of “One tribal state”, for them he is just...

On November 15, 2014, Abdirazak Fartaag, former Director of Public Financial Management (PFM) between 2009 and 2011 at the Office of the Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG), released 131 pages report titled, “Their Own Worst Enemy.   ...

In September 2013, International Development Partners (Donors) of Somalia endorsed a three year (2014-2016) “New Deal for Somalia” outlined in the Somali Compact (SC) and Somaliland Special Arrangement (SSA) in Brussels, Belgium and pledged 2.4 billion dollars for its implementation. The SC and SSA are complementary documents to the Provisional Constitution  which...

There is currently a power conflict brewing between Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. This dynamic is not a particularly unique one between these two individuals. In fact, over the past 10 years, there have been four presidents and 11 prime ministers in the Somali federal government. Within each of these administrations there have...

Somalia has been an independent country now for over five decades. It’s still the same people those who holdtop posts  with the same thinking capacities as it was in 1960s and they  set the strategies straight with the combination of interests ...

“A Sick man has a hundred advisers” is one of the widely used proverbs in Somalia and it is at best relevant to the on-going conflict in the country. Somalia has seen many well-meaning external actors (with overlapping and contradicting agenda) ending up making poor decisions that prolonged the conflict. One of the factors that led to this failure is the adaption...

Nickolas Kay, who is the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Somalia, has clearly overstepped his mandate by interfering Somalia’s internal politics and expressing a serious bias against the Federal Institutions. ...