The independent news Web site GaroweOnline.com is the online sister publication of Radio Garowe, a community radio station based in Garowe, the State capital of Puntland, a self-governing region in northern Somalia. Radio Garowe, est. 2004, broadcasts daily from Somalia on shortwave 89.8 FM, covering all the latest headlines in Somali news, politics and society, as well as broadcasting other special programming for its local audience. GaroweOnline.com [est. 2004] is an independently-operated news agency that specializes in publishing objective and timely Somali news from direct sources inside Somalia. The Web site is updated on a minute-by-minute basis and offers our global audience all the latest developments in Somalia on a bilingual platform [Somali, English]. The Web site relies on the professionalism and dedication of its staff – skilled reporters who work in harmony with experienced Web editors to deliver relevant news on time. Editorials, opinions and other commentary regularly appear on GaroweOnline.com, with the ultimate intention of offering our worldwide audience a variety of views on different and relevant topics, stretching geographically from the Horn of Africa to the far ends of the globe. We are always open to ideas.