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In Somalia, optimism rises

One year after the ouster of the Islamist militia, the capital city prospers. But Al Shabab remains a threat.

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    Nur Ibrahim Adan runs a general shop in the Bakara market district of Mogadishu, where he says the removal of the Al Shabab Islamist militia has made it far safer for people to come to his store, and profits have increased.
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