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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

NAIROBI, KENYA (20th February 2015). In 2013, Barkhad Abdi shot to global attention in his Oscar-nominated role opposite Tom Hanks in the movie Captain Phillips. Last month, Abdi was far from the glories of Hollywood when he returned to Puntland, Somalia for the first time since fleeing the war-torn nation at the age of seven. ...

A new law to allow Swedish authorities to confiscate the passports of Swedes who are known to have fought alongside extremists in Syria or Iraq is being drafted by the government. ...

Looking Back During Somalia’s transitional period, successive governments lacked the ability to propose a cohesive plan to advance the country’s political system and with it their own legitimacy. ...

Broadband availability in Africa has been a major issue for both business and personal access to the cloud. Fortunately, Internet bandwidth has improved dramatically over the past few years—In Africa, especially for businesses looking to connect to cloud resources elsewhere in the world. ...

As part of its work in detention centres in Somalia, the ICRC set up a vocational training programme in Bossasso prison in 2013. Detainees are able to take courses in carpentry, masonry and sewing. ...

Islamist gunmen killed four airport workers in a drive-by shooting in the center of Mogadishu on Monday, the police and rebels said, showing the rebels can still carry out attacks in the capital even as they lose territory in the countryside. ...

February 17th, 2015, Mogadishu, Somalia – The Forum for Unity and Democracy today convened its first National Founders Conference at the Peoples House, the Forum’s headquarters in Mogadishu, Somalia. ...

  Around 20 Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Monday in an airstrike carried out nearby a southern Somali city of Merca, a internal executive has said. ...

Islamist gunmen killed four airport workers in a drive-by shooting in the center of Mogadishu on Monday, the police and rebels said, showing the rebels can still carry out attacks in the capital even as they lose territory in the countryside. ...

Gift of the Givers which is a humanitarian agency which has its headquarters in South Africa built Internationally accepted shelters with its complete facilities for the EX-Somali National Army. ...