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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

No one should be fooled by the holding of the 53rd Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministries in Mogadishu, Somalia, on January 10, 2015 under the chairmanship of Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Foreign Minister of Ethiopia as historical event. ...

Despite the roller coaster of political and security-related drama that dominated the headlines in this past year, I still remain optimistic about Somalia’s future — cautiously of course. ...

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 ...