Somaliland

Somaliland is the only ‘free’ country in the Horn of Africa, according to the 2017 Freedom in the World report

The Republic of Somaliland is the only country in its neighbourhood that is free. Photo Source: Freedom House

For another year in a row, the Republic of Somaliland has scored higher than Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea in the annual ‘Freedom in the World’ report, published by Freedom House.

Somaliland was among two dozen African countries that were ranked as ‘partly free’ and ‘free’.

Neighbouring Somalia was ranked the second-worst country in Africa for freedom.

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