Somaliland Celebrates the 27th anniversary of Independence

By: Mohamed Duale Editor-in-Chief HornDiplomat  Tweets @MohamadDuale

Horndiplomat-The Celebrations were held across the country to mark the 27th anniversary of the reclamation of independence in 1991. As usual, the main parade was in Hargeisa, was contingents from the Somaliland Defence Forces, Police Force, Custodial, Marine and other ancillary corps once again but on a great display.
A 27 years later, not a single country recognises Somaliland, but this territory of about 5 million people is arguably one of the more stable, democratic places in the Horn of Africa.

From the government agencies to social organisations, the business sector and all other sectors of Somaliland’s community were represented at the parade in Hargeisa attended by President Muse Bihi Abdi, government officials and opposition.
The celebrations will be Demonstrating into the all over the world the great break of tradition, communities across Somaliland, and diaspora groups around the world including in the UK, U.S.A, Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Kenya.


Somaliland declared its independence nearly three decades ago from Somalia, but despite having its own currency, parliament, military and legal system The territory has been experiencing stability and economic prosperity and has been influential in the fight against piracy and terrorism in the Horn of Africa.

This is a developing story, Please check back at the Horndiplomat for Updates.

By: Mohamed Duale Editor-in-Chief HornDiplomat  Tweets @MohamadDuale



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