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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

A significant majority of Somalis favor a federal system of governance, despite serious misgivings.  This is according to a research project concluded by HIPS that spun across 5 major cities in Somalia. ...

26th February 2015, Mogadishu — H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke today chaired the weekly meeting of the Council Ministers. ...

26 February, 2015 – Hon Mustafa Duhulow, former Minister of Information of Somalia spoke on today’s hand-over ceremony and said “I would like to thank H.E. Omar Sharmarke, the Prime Minister of Somalia for attending today’s hand-over ceremony at the Ministry of Information, as this shows the huge commitment from the government towards the Ministry of Information...

Somalia’s al-Shabab militants said they carried out a mortar attack on the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. ...

Islamic extremists killed 173 people in Kenya in 2014, the highest number in the three years that Kenya has experienced violence blamed on neighboring Somalia’s al-Shabab militants, Kenya’s police force said Wednesday. ...

25 February 2015. In a pioneering development for Somali-language broadcasting, BBC Somali will conduct a social-media question-and-answer session with the EU Ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d’Urso.  ...

MOGADISHU, 24 February 2015 – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), United Kingdom and the United States of America have welcomed efforts by local elders and business people in Somalia’s central regions to mediate a peaceful solution to the recent conflict in Guricel. ...

Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated America’s first ambassador to Somalia since 1991, when ties soured as rival warlords took over the African nation. ...

US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has urged people to be vigilant following a terror threat to Western shopping centres, including one of America’s largest malls. ...

23 February 2015, Mogadishu: The President of the Republic of Djibouti, HE Ismail Omar Gelle and his delegation have departed Mogadishu International Airport, concluding a two-day (21-22 February) state visit to Somalia. ...