What Was Taiwan’s President Doing in Eswatini?
By Brian Hioe
For what might be her last foreign trip as president, Tsai Ing-wen chose to highlight one of Taiwan's firmest remaining diplomatic relationships.
The Somaliland Connection: Taiwan’s Return to Africa?
By Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Taiwan's new representative office in Hargeisa not only gives Taipei another connection to the African continent, but also establishes a new model of relations that could be extended to other states.
Eswatini, Taiwan’s Last Partner in Africa
By Carien du Plessis
The relationship hinges on proudly democratic Taiwan befriending an absolute monarch. Will pro-democracy protests spell the end of King Mswati’s rule – and relations with Taipei?
Taiwan Throws a Diplomatic Curveball by Establishing Ties With Somaliland
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s decision to establish relations with the unrecognized state – with a probable eye on formalizing country-to-country ties – is an unusually audacious move.