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Andrew Harding

Andrew Harding left London in 1991, aged 24, and has lived abroad ever since. Formerly a freelancer with the Guardian and the Economist, he has since 1994 been a journalist with BBC News, most recently based in Johannesburg. For much of the past 25 years he has been covering conflicts, from the parliamentary rebellion in Moscow in 1993, to Chechnya, Azerbaijan, Abkhazia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Burma, Sudan, DRCongo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cote D’Ivoire, CAR, Burundi, Uganda, Libya and elsewhere. He is the author of The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia (2016)
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