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Jowhar.com Somali News Leader

Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

Opposition claims of corruption and lack of progress fuel tensions in Kampala as Yoweri Museveni bids for fifth term as Ugandan president ...

It rained in Mbalavala two weeks ago. The clouds built up from the south, a shower cleared the dusty air, but then, cruelly, it stopped after an hour. For a moment, the 120 families who live in the southern Mozambican village thought their two-year drought was ending. ...

Severe droughts and floods have ruined harvests, and left nearly 100 million people in southern Africa, Asia and Latin America facing food and water shortages. ...

Ugandans are preparing to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections on Thursday, after candidates concluded their campaigns Tuesday. Some voters say peace and stability are most important for them, while others want change and a new regime. ...

[16.02.2016, London] Somalia has been ranked as 194th in the world on how effectively children can use the courts to defend their rights according to new research from Child Rights International Network (CRIN). ...

The U.S. military denied reports from residents and rebels in southwestern Somalia that a suspected U.S. drone with six missiles crashed Monday in a rebel-held village in the Gedo region. ...

Al-Shabab issues a statement claiming responsibility for the Somalia airline laptop bombing on 2 February 2016 bound for Djibouti, targeting western intelligence and Turkish NATO Forces aboard an Airplen. ...

Munich, 13 February 2016: HE the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia is among the world leaders attending the invitation only 52nd Munich Security Conference. ...

Mogadishu, 09 February, 2016  At least 100 Reporters, Editors and Media Directors have staged public protest against the recent High court verdict against their union (NUSOJ) in Mogadishu on Monday to show and stand with solidarity, saying the verdict goes against the constitution and hint irregularities in the due process. ...

The Islamic State wants to spread its influence wherever it can, and propaganda efforts aimed at the Somali insurgent group — and longtime Al Qaeda affiliate — Al Shabab have resulted in both high and low-level defections. ...