Picture Story: The Mayor of Mogadishu

June 8, 2012

By Meghan Ahearn

© Jan Grarup/Noor Images

The mayor of Mogadishu standing amongst the ruins of the parliament building in the center of the city. To see more images from the series, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

The African country of Somalia has been ravaged by civil war and famine for over two decades. Much of the fighting has taken place in the capital of Mogadishu, including recent conflicts between government forces and Al-Shabab, an army of militant Islamists. But in the last year and a half, one man has made it his mission to return the...

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