Andrew Harding

Andrew Harding is one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents, having spent the last 23 years abroad reporting on some of the most momentous events in recent world history. He lived in and reported from Russia, Kenya and Singapore before moving to Johannesburg in 2008 to become the BBC’s Africa correspondent. He has covered the wars in Ivory Coast, Mali, and most recently, the Central African Republic, and made frequent trips to Somalia. He has a popular BBC blog and almost 100,000 Twitter followers – most recently drawn to his courtroom reports from the Oscar Pistorius trial. Over the years Andrew Harding’s journalism has been nominated for many international awards. He has won prizes from Britain’s Foreign Press Association, the Bayeux War Correspondents Awards, and Amnesty International.

Find out more at: www.andrew-harding.com

Bibliography

The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia

The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia

Hurst Publishers (UK), St Martin's Press (US), 2016