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Southern African states send delegation to troubled Eswatini

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern African nations have sent envoys to the tiny kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, to engage with King Mswati III about the political and civil unrest that has...

South Africa's ex-leader turns himself in for prison term

NKANDLA, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over to police early Thursday to begin serving a 15-month prison term. Just minutes before the m...

Protesters shot, martial law reigns in Taiwan's ally Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports have emerged of citizens killed and seriously injured by security forces in Eswatini, Taiwan's only remaining African ally, in the chaos following protests dem...

Q&A with Eswatini activist as Taiwan-allied African kingdom descends into martial law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Martial law grips Eswatini following days of protests calling for more representation in the impoverished kingdom, where political parties have been illegal since 1973. ...

Pro-democracy protests continue to rock Eswatini kingdom

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government has urged calm and restraint in Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, which has been engulfed by pro-democracy protests this week amid growing reports...

Taiwan denies report Eswatini's king fled amid pro-democracy protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a report yesterday that King Mswati III of Eswatini had fled as pro-democratic protests spiraled out of control, the Taiwanese government has joined the Eswatini...

Eswatini imposes curfew to quell pro-democracy protests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Eswatini, the southern African kingdom previously known as Swaziland, have vowed to intensify demonstrations against the monarchy until it makes democrat...

King of Taiwan's African ally flees country amid protests: Report

[Update: 6 p.m. June 30] Taiwanese Ambassador to Eswatini Jeremy H.S. Liang says Mswati III, in fact, remains in the kingdom. However, the monarch has yet to appear in public or offer a statement o...

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

LONDON (AP) — An investigative report by British media said Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for personal profit and to seek favors ...

FIFA clears 3 former France U21 players to represent Senegal

ZURICH (AP) — Three former France Under-21 players had their international eligibility switched to Senegal by FIFA on Tuesday. Paris Saint-Germain defender Abdou Diallo, Monaco defen...

South Africa reopens its land borders as virus cases decline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has reopened its major land borders with neighboring countries after closing them last month to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ...

South Africa seizes rhino horns to be smuggled to Malaysia

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African customs officials have seized more than $3.5 million worth of rhino horns at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Thursday. A shi...

South Africa's virus lockdown helps reduce rhino poaching

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The number of rhinos killed in South Africa’s national parks dropped by 33% last year, with COVID-19 restrictions helping by reducing movements around the country, the country’s en...

Prime minister of Taiwan ally eSwatini dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prime minister of Taiwan’s only African ally eSwatini, Ambrose Dlamini, died on Sunday (Dec. 13) in South Africa, where he had been treated for coronavirus. &...

South Africa reopens to international flights amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has reopened to international flights, ending a more than six-month ban on international travel that was part of its restrictions to combat the spre...