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Jul 28, 2017

Drawing in the customers in Mogadishu

Drawing in the customers in Mogadishu

Somalian mural artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow, also known as 'Shik Shik', is the man responsible for the art that features on more than 100 shops, including barbers, tea shops and supermarkets across Mogadishu.

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A mural illustrating electronic appliances is seen on a wall of a shop in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on the wall of a shop illustrates electrical appliances, cosmetics and beverages in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural depicting a soccer player is seen on a wall of a stadium in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 13, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural shows spare parts for vehicles on a wall of a shop in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural is seen on a wall of a shop in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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An illustration prohibiting weapons, broken bottles, cigarettes and military is seen on a wall of a stadium in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 13, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on a shop front shows a PlayStation 3 in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural shows lions on a wall of the Shik Shik art shop in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on a shop front shows traditional Somali tools and equipment in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural showing spare parts for vehicles is seen on a wall of a shop in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on the wall of a fast food store illustrates food and drinks in Wabari district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural illustrating educational classes is seen on the outside of a building in Wabari district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural is seen on a wall of a shop in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 10, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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Somali dentist Hassan Ali, 35, sits inside his dental clinic with murals painted on the walls in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 7, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on a shop front illustrates a beauty salon and traditional Somali henna in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on a shop front illustrates electrical appliances and cosmetics in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural on a shop front illustrates electrical appliances in Wabari district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 8, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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A mural depicting a soccer player is seen on a wall of a stadium in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 13, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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Artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow, also known as Shik Shik, stands in front of a mural he painted on a shop wall in Mogadishu, Somali, July 21, 2017. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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