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The return of taxis to Mogadishu - positive news for the war-torn city

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Somali soldiers check a minibus taxi in Mogadishu
Somali soldiers check a minibus taxi in Mogadishu Getty Images/The Washington Post/Sudarsan Raghavan
By: Mohamed Sheikh Nor

It has been a long struggle, but slowly and surely Somalia's once war-torn capital, Mogadishu, is getting back to some kind of normalcy. Businesses are starting to open up, and the familiar signs of life in a major African city are beginning to appear. One such business is a new taxi company operating with a starting fleet of 100 cars.  

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