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Chinese Diplomats and Missions in Africa Are Opening Twitter Accounts. Here’s a List of Who’s Online.

2019 will go down as the year when Chinese diplomacy officially entered the “Twitterverse.” Over the past six months, a small but steadily growing number of Chinese missions and diplomats in Africa have started to open Twitter accounts. It seems like it’s up to each embassy and ambassador to decide for themselves if they want to use Twitter as it seems quite random who has an account and who doesn’t. 

Since it’s rather difficult to keep track of all this, we started a helpful Twitter list of all the Chinese embassies, ambassadors and deputy ambassadors who currently have Twitter accounts. This will no doubt grow in the weeks and months to come as more go online.

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