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Somaliland celebrates 32 years of independence


by MAUREEN KINYANJUI
Friday May 19, 2023


Somaliland flag Image: Handout

Somaliland on Thursday marked 32 years since gaining independence.

It first secured independence on  June 26, 1960, from Britain.

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However, the country made the historic error of relinquishing that independence five days later when it went into a merger with Somalia on  July 1, 1960, to form the Somali Republic.

Somaliland on Thursday marked 32 years since gaining independence.

It first secured independence on  June 26, 1960, from Britain.

However, the country made the historic error of relinquishing that independence five days later when it went into a merger with Somalia on  July 1, 1960, to form the Somali Republic.



 





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