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Rageh Omaar

Rageh Omaar was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1967. He began his career in the Africa Service of the BBC World Service. From 2001 to 2003 he was BBC TV News Africa correspondent based in Johannesburg. He was BBC TV's main correspondent in Baghdad during the Iraq war. He won an Emma award for best TV journalist in 2002 and 2003. He lives in London with his wife and three children.