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France to meet Sahel leaders over Islamist insurgency

French President Emmanuel Macron and a group of five African allies are set to meet on Monday to discuss the violent jihadist insurgency across Africa's Sahel region. Leaders of the so-called G5 ...

Taiwan rejects China's criticism over Somaliland ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has hit back at China, which criticized Taiwan for enhancing its ties with the self-governing African territory of Somali...

Taiwan legislature forms Latin American, African caucuses to boost ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Legislature has established Latin American and African caucuses in hopes of promoting ties with allied nations through parliamentary networks. Even though ...

U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on the continent, a move that worries its international partners who ar...

Photo of the Day: First Taiwatini Regiment in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ambassador led other Taiwanese embassy staff and officials in serving with the country's new Taiwanti Regiment as part of the Kingdom of Eswatini's annual ...

As Somalia marks horrific attack, a book explores al-Shabab

"Inside al-Shabaab: The Secret History of al-Qaeda's Most Powerful Ally" (Indiana University Press), by Harun Maruf and Dan Joseph The deadliest terror attack in Africa's history beg...

Taiwan's Foreign Minister denies weakening ties with eSwatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) denied Wednesday that the country’s diplomatic ties with eSwatini are at risk, even though a senior Chinese diplomat ...

Kenya, Tanzania mark 20 years since US embassy bombings

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans and Tanzanians are marking the 20th anniversary of the al-Qaida bombings of the U.S. embassies in their countries that killed more than 250 people. The ...

China's Xi Jinping strikes deals with Rwanda during four-nation African tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping signed 15 bilateral agreements with Rwanda on Monday while visiting the East African country, the second stop on a four-nation tour to cement relations with African allies...

Mali's al-Qaida affiliate claims attack on French soldiers

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — SITE Intelligence Group says the Mali branch of al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on French forces which officials said killed four civilians in the north...

eSwatini king observes military exercises, welcomed by 21-gun salute, treated with great courtesy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After observing the Han Kuang military exercises with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Thursday morning in Taichung, the king of the African nation of eSwatini (formerl...

eSwatini King to visit Taiwan to show commitment to bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — King Mswati III of eSwatini (formally known as Swaziland) is visiting Taiwan from June 6 to 12, during which he will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and both leader...

Taiwan President describes relationship with Swaziland as "brotherhood"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was the only leader of Swaziland’s allies to give an address at a grand celebration event Thursday in Swaziland and she described...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to visit Swaziland in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan and Swaziland mark the 50th anniversary of official diplomatic relations this year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will visit the African country next month, the M...

Taiwan president might visit African and Caribbean allies in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to shore up official diplomatic relations, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) might visit two African allies and four Caribbean allies this year, the Apple Daily report...