A six part video series profiling new businesses taking advantage of an improved security environment in Mogadishu.
The following interviews are excerpts from the Open for Business video series, filmed in Mogadishu.
Mogadishu, 03 April 2013 – The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura, arrived in Mogadishu to raise awareness and discuss ways of addressing sexual violence in Somalia.
"Militia Man" explores the issue of demobilisation of armed militia and youth involvement in militia in Somali. The story centers on Abdi's journey from war to peace and his personal struggles of how he leaves a life of violence behind him to make way for his new found love in a new Somalia.
The "Dooda Maanta" or Debate of Today series provides a platform for discussion of key issues which need to be addressed in Somalia. The shows bring together key players such as Somali politicians and members of civil society and NGOs in a televised debate.