Mohamoud Nur - Mayor of Mogadishu, 2010 - 2014

Most of us probably don't associate local government with racing pulses and grave danger. But few local government jobs are like the Mayor of Mogadishu's. Hardtalk speaks to Mohamoud Nur who had that post for more than three years, trying to improve life in one of the most violent, most corrupt, most rundown capital cities in the world. So what persuaded him to leave home life in London to take up the post? And, with the benefit of distance now, what hope does he hold out for Somalia?

(Photo: Mohamoud Nur)

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24 minutes

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Mon 7 Jul 2014 19:06 GMT