MOGADISHU, Somalia — The great part about being mayor of Mogadishu is that you get to reinvent a city so thoroughly taken apart by more than 20 years of chaos and war, it's almost a clean slate.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office on Sunday, calling for an end to terrorism and piracy in a nation mired in conflict for more than two decades.
When nineteen year old Ilwad Elman boarded a plane three years ago to visit her mother in Mogadishu she had no idea she wouldn’t be returning. After years of listening to bombs exploding on the other end of the phone, she worried constantly about her mother, Fartun Adan
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today condemned in the strongest possible terms yesterday’s attack on the hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia where the country’s new President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, was giving a press conference and which resulted in one death and several injuries.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The peacekeeper guarding the Mogadishu hotel smiled and said: "Leave your body armour behind. It's safe here."