Published June 06, 2014
They fled Somalia for Kenya when al Shabab militants overran their homeland, rebuilding their businesses and lives in the country next door. But now, fed up with being the targets of security sweeps in Kenya, VOA’s Gabe Joselow says many of these Somali citizens are packing up everything, and returning to Mogadishu to start all over … again.
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