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Taiwan's last African ally holds out despite overtures by China

31 Aug 2018

MBABANE While China meets African leaders at a major summit in Beijing next week, the king of eSwatini, self-ruled Taiwan's last remaining ally on the continent, will be hosting thousands of people at a traditional Reed Dance ceremony.

Taiwan's last Africa ally tells China 'no desire' to switch ties

22 Aug 2018

BEIJING/MBABANE Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China, after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute. | Video

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