Somaliland: Celebrating 23 Years of Unrecognized Independence


Somaliland adopted the use of its official flag in 1996

By Frank Mutulu

Somalilandsun – This May, Somaliland will be celebrating 23 years of self-declared independence.

But as Somalilanders mark another year of independent rule, the occasion will likely pass without the world noticing. Such has been the case for over a decade, because the breakaway nation is not recognized internationally.

Somaliland has escaped much of the chaos that plagues Somalia

Unlike the larger Somalia, it doesn’t attract media attention. Read full article “Somaliland unable to gain international status after 23 years”