Somaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFPSomaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFP
Somaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFP

How Taiwan found a new African friend in Somaliland

  • The relationship between the two largely unrecognised states has given Taipei a foothold in the region despite Beijing’s attempts to freeze it out
  • The two self-ruled democracies are largely unrecognised on the world stage, but can support each others’ international ambitions

Topic |   Taiwan
Somaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFPSomaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFP
Somaliland declared independence in 1991. Photo: AFP
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