BBC Africa Eye: What hope for Somalia?

Jamal Osman, a Somali journalist, has watched his country being torn apart by civil war for three decades. When al-Shabab Islamists brutally attacked a hotel in Kismayo in July last year, leaving 26 dead and 56 injured, any fragile hopes of lasting security in the region were shattered.

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