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Somaliland, East Africa’s Strongest Democracy

Though unrecognized by the international community, the country benefits from a strong social contract between government and citizens

Somaliland held its sixth peaceful, competitive and relatively clean vote yesterday. This unparalleled record makes it the strongest democracy in the region.

BY THE ECONOMIST

Drop a pin on a map of eastern Africa and chances are it will not land on a healthy democracy. Somalia and South Sudan are failed states. Sudan is a dictatorship, as are the police states of Eritrea, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Continue reading Somaliland, East Africa’s Strongest Democracy