The Fifth Floor

A tale of two Somalias

March 22, 2019

BBC Somali journalist Qalib Barud reports on Somalia for a living. His family left in the early 1990s when civil war erupted, and he'd never visited Mogadishu, so when the opportunity came to spend three months reporting in the capital, he jumped at the chance. Image: Somali children playing on the beach in Mogadishu. Credit: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.