Somaliland: Its not What we Expected but its Beautiful’ British Somaliland Youths

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Local and diaspora women take part in Sitaad a form of female dance in Hargeisa Somaliland

Somalilandsun -Somaliland’s population was scattered across the globe by a civil war in the late 1980s. Though it remains unrecognised as a separate nation from Somalia, Somaliland is now a haven of relative peace in the unstable region. During summer the population of its capital swells with diaspora visitors who come from all over the world to spend their summer exploring the land of their family.
In a Guardian piece journalist Kate Stanworth reports on how British-Somaliland youths explore their roots in a piece titled ‘It wasn’t what I expected, it’s beautiful’

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