BBC Foreign Correspondent Andrew Harding on The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia
Friday, December 9, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts is pleased to present BBC foreign correspondent at a light buffet supper event at the Springfield Sheraton Hotel. He will speak about his new book, The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia.
Please register by Friday, December 2..
The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m with cash bar reception. Dinner and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $30 per person.
Andrew Harding has worked as a foreign correspondent for the past twenty-five years in Russia, Asia and Africa. He has been visiting Somalia since 2000. His television and radio reports for BBC News have won him international recognition, including an Emmy, an award from Britain’s Foreign Press Association, and other awards in France, Monte Carlo, the United States and Hong Kong. He lives in Johannesburg with his family.
Copies of Andrew Harding's book The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of The Odyssey Bookshop.
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