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Congressman Keith Ellison Visits Somalia

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison visited Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu on Tuesday, the first visit in years by a member of Congress to what until recently was considered one of the world's most dangerous cities.

Mogadishu has experienced about 18 months of relative peace, after the August 2011 ouster of the Islamic extremists of al-Shabab from the capital by African Union forces.

Source: Minnesota NPR. Read full article. (link)

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