Jonathan Starr founded Abaarso Tech in Somaliland to unlock the potential of the country's brightest boys and girls.
The self-declared republic of Somaliland voted this past weekend for a new president. Somaliland is the one corner of Somalia that functions, but the international community refuses recognize it as a nation-state. Is the West scuppering its best chance for democracy in the region?
The self-declared republic of Somaliland has elections, a strong economy, and zero tolerance for extremists or pirates. But no one recognizes it.
The unrecognized territory hosts tens of thousands of Somali refugees and is trying and imprisoning pirates.
Drawn by better governance and investment opportunities, Africans across the diaspora are increasingly returning to their home countries.