Somaliland: Nation Commemorates 22 Years of Self-rule


Our Colours our Nation/pic by Nagib ShunufBy: Latifa Yusuf Masai

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Festivities marking 22 years of Somaliland’s independence are on-going in various capitals of the world.

In the capital city Hargeisa the head of state H.E Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo led activities at the city based presidency where thousands of flag colours adorned citizens congregated.

Though the remaining main activities are the once at the presidency later this evening citizens in the capital and other major cities of the country continue with their own distinct celebrations that include flag draped vehicles patrolling the streets in convoys of hundreds and drama shows in various stadiums.

The president’s speech that touched on various issues to the nation’s development and relations both internally and externally shall be posted here a short while later together with other assorted items from around the world.