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How a single fire has destroyed an entire country

With losses of $2bn, it is a catastrophic blow to poverty-stricken Somaliland, which is unrecognised by most of the world

24 April 2022 - 17:01 By Mohammed Omer

Three weeks ago, Amina Mahmud was a successful businesswoman running a butcher’s shop selling camel meat and a thriving homewares store in Somaliland’s commercial hub, Waheen market...

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