Somalia is not just a story of violence and state failure. Focus on our strengths
Somaliland forces launched an offensive on a town where people had inaugurated a man they said was president of the newly autonomous Khatumo area. Officials and many attending the occasion in north Somalia fled to the nearby Ethiopian border.
The incident shows how quickly clashes can flare in Somalia, even in quieter regions like Somaliland where some semblance of normality has returned to towns after years of conflict between warlords across the nation on Africa
In Somalia, where the needs are extreme, multiple, and urgent, there is no shortage of development projects, but more often than not, this dominates the global view of Somalia. However, this is not the full story.