The annual global climate summit has commenced this week in Dubai, bringing together leaders from across the world to deliberate on the pressing issues of our time; climate change and its associated crises.
Gaalka'yo, the capital city of Mudug region, has served as a beacon of peace and stability for the past six years after successfully overcoming numerous war-related obstacles that repeatedly sprang up during and after the civil war.
Harardheere, the historic district in the southern Mudug region of Galmudug, faced immense challenges in the past decade and half under the rule of al-Shabaab, resulting in devastating destruction of historic places, schools, and healthcare centres.
Driving through Mogadishu, one is always on a hight alert. If it's not a check point manned by unforgiving soldiers, abusive in both vocal and physical, one is forced to dodge the thousand tuk-tuks that seem to tickle the vehicles around them.
As is the norm among societies of war-torn countries recovering from civil wars, questions like “Why did our state collapse?”, “When did the collapse begin?”, and “Who is to blame for it?” often dominate public discourses.