The Mayor of Mogadishu

By BY MOHAMED MUBARAK - Mohamoud Ahmed Nur, better known to his constituents as "Tarzan," is on a mission to change the capital of Somalia.
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The Mayor of Mogadishu

Since returning to Mogadishu in 2010, after living for nearly 20 years in London, where he ran an Internet cafe, the 57-year-old mayor has shepherded dramatic changes in the famously lawless city, no easy feat in a place where government control in recent years has at times shrunk to just a few city blocks.

"The security situation in Mogadishu is improving," he said cheerfully when Foreign Policy caught up with him at his home in the capital. His confidence doesn

Article 21 May 2021 10:14

I read your article on Foreign Policy with keen eyes and interest. While whining from public officials does not deserve response from any sensible citizen of the Republic of Somalia, I felt compelled to counter false narrative with more objective analysis.