Somaliland blessed by dodging aid "curse" - minister

By Reuters | Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:01 PM

* Minister in Cape Town to woo mining firms

* Region relies on selling livestock, remittances

* Relatively stable compared with rest of Somalia

By Ed Stoddard

CAPE TOWN, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The breakaway territory of Somaliland cannot access foreign aid because it has not yet been recognised internationally as a state, and that suits it just fine.

"That is a blessing in disguise. ...

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