The Times of London
Next to Finsbury Park station in North London, the city where his six children grew up, is Mohamed Nur’s small internet café. His wife of 30 years lives in the family home in nearby Gospel Oak, where their seven grandchildren often visit.
All of this is a world away now for Mr Nur because he is back in his home town of Mogadishu, and mayor of the world’s most dangerous city. Like many other Somalis Mr Nur, 55, has left a comfortable life of exile in Britain for the bullet-riddled and rubble-strewn streets of the Somali capital where he hopes to play a part in rebuilding his country. Continue reading Somalis leave the good life in Britain to rebuild Mogadishu