1. May 1st saw the launch of the latest addition to Africa Research Institute’s Policy Voices series After Borama: consensus, representation and parliament in Somaliland. The launch was opened by way of a historical introduction by Hamish Wilson who witnessed the landmark 1993 Borama conference. The keynote address was delivered by Somaliland Foreign Minister, Mohamed Omar. Haroon Yusuf, programme co-ordinator of Nagaad, a nationwide network of women’s organisations operative in Somaliland, discussed civil society involvement in the country and its relationship to the Somaliland parliament. Farah Jirdeh, founder and chief executive of the Pharo Foundation, spoke on the development challenges that lay ahead. The event was chaired by Edward Paice, Director of Africa Research Institute.

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