Somali diaspora: Blast won’t stop effort to rebuild homeland

This Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, photo provided by Jibril Afyare shows Afyare with his arm around Omar Haji Mohamed, a disabled man who lost two of his breadwinners in the Oct. 14, blast that killed over 350 people in Mogadishu, Somalia. Afyare is a Somali-American software engineer who lives in Minnesota. He was among diaspora members invited by the Somalia government to assist in rebuilding his homeland, and stayed in Mogadishu to help after the explosion. (Jibril Afyare via AP)


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