People close to Mogadishu's slain mayor said he never complained about the huge burden of getting the city back on its feet.
Despite a challenging environment and sometimes conservative cultural barriers, these young Somalis being empowered in the fashion industry.
Fashion has also become a family affair, with Hassan's father -a tailor by trade -and older sister helping cut and sew the clothes
Government begins early and direct payment of soldiers' salaries as part of strategies to boost combat morale
The city was on Monday struck by a car bomb which left 17 dead and more than two dozen wounded
Monday's attack was the latest in a long line of bombing and assaults claimed by Al Shabaab terrorist group
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the Medina hotel in the port town of Kismayo
Police at a checkpoint near the site of Saturday's bombing in Mogadishu, which killed eight people
The victims were rounded up from the streets or their homes and then shot dead on the outskirts of Galkayo
Lowcock says about $700 million is needed after a rainless season that has killed both livestock and crops.