the port of Mogadishu's operations are flourishing
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Income on the rise in Mogadishu's renovated port

12 July 2012 Last updated at 18:26 BST

After two decades of civil war the port of Mogadishu was virtually on its knees.

But after a renovation project and a change of management the port's fortunes have started to turn around.

However the challenges, including pirate activities, still pose a threat to its operations.

Murad Shishani reports.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Ali Halani.