Fishing boats sit in the harbour next to Mogadishu's old lighthouse and port.
A man prepares a boat in the old harbour
Men cast lines for fish near Mogadishu's old port.
Fishermen return from a day's work, carrying an outboard motor from the boat.
A boy runs with the fresh catch from the boat to the nearby fish market.
Mogadishu's fish market
A fishmonger sells a fish in the market
A fishmonger prepares a fish in the market
Mohamed Said Nur (38) is the chairman of the Alla-Amin Workers' Association. "Religious leaders and educational institutions increasingly advocate eating fish. Before, people just cooked seafood in one way: fried. Now, although it is still slow, it begins to be a culinary culture" he says.
A man sleeps in an empty skiff in the boat-yard
Workers walk through Mogadishu's port
A man hauls a cargo net from a transporter boat in the port
Containers now fill the grounds of the port in Mogadishu
Boys sit on a skiff amidst the ruins of harbour buildings destroyed during Somalia's two-decade long civil war.
Mohamed A. Aden, "Ticeey", the former President of Himan and Heeb State, what was the Somali capital of piracy. "In my region, we have completely eradicated piracy," he claims.
An armed security guard stands in the Lido Beach Seafood restaurant. Despite the increased security in the capital, the restaurant has been the target of suicide bombers.
A boat passes along the white sands of the Lido beach in Mogadishu.