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In pictures: Mogadishu rebuilds

Somalia's capital looks to the future after decades of war and failed governance.

Ahmed Mahmoud |

Mogadishu, Somalia - Labourers have replaced armed fighters across much of this city, as a nervous calm spreads in the wake of the departure of the notorious al-Shabaab.

Workers here struggle with bags of cement and plaster as they repair damaged buildings and embark on new construction projects.

After decades of war, the capital is shattered, and there is plenty of work to do.

For more on this story, read Glen Johnson's Mogadishu rebuilds despite uncertain peace.

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