The Good News Is the Same as the Bad News, Part 2

Painters are painting again, and Somali singers just held their first concert in more than two decades at the National Theater, which used to be a weapons depot and then a national toilet.

via Somalis Embrace Hope and Reconstruction in Mogadishu – NYTimes.com.

A bomb exploded during a ceremony on Wednesday at the newly reopened National Theater here in the Somali capital as the prime minister was addressing the guests…

via Deadly Theater Blast Shatters Calm in Somalia – NYTimes.com.

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