Most local women think Somalis living abroad, especially in the West, have lots of money.
It’s easy for diasporan men to seduce them with cash, the perceived chance of a better life abroad or love. “I can even tell what you do for a living.” She and her friends reckon there are three types of diasporan men in Mogadishu. The government workers This group is mainly made up of former taxi drivers from London, Minneapolis, Toronto and Sydney who have returned home to work in government.
To this day, in this country there is no actresses or models, and those who aspire to become them or run away from the country at all, or may be severely their tribes punished or even killed. Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid (July 25, 1955 Mogadishu, Somalia), professionally known as Iman (which means "faith" in Arabic), is a Somali fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. They get so much hype blah blah because people like to see naked muslim or former women.
“You may dress like a local but you don’t sound like the Eastleigh type.
You definitely don’t look like one.”Moving her chair to to my table, she introduces herself as Hamdi from Hamarweyne, a district in Mogadishu.
"Yeah, obviously, you can see that." Idil Mohamed is Somali, and wears the Muslim headscarf. He converted to Islam before they met on a Muslim dating website.
Chippendale agrees that he and his wife attract attention when they're in public.