Refugees return home armed with pizza and designer jeans

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Ayan Hussein at her newly opened Kulan Art Café in HargeisaBy: Tristan McConnell

Hargeisa Ayan Hussein fled Mogadishu 15 years ago, clutching her three young children. They settled in London, first as refugees, then as British citizens. Hampstead became their home and the children became Londoners.

Ms Hussein worked as a freelance stylist, designing weddings for wealthy clients and advising fashionistas on the right handbags to carry. She often worked at Browns, the über-trendy boutique in South Molton Street.

Two years ago she decided that it was time to return to Somalia. “There has to be some point in your life when you go back to look after your relatives and contribute to your

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