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Tweet of the Day: Not Everyone On Board With Idea That China’s Military Presence in Africa Poses a Threat

Popular Nigerian commentator Onye Nkuzi took issue with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s comments yesterday that referenced China’s growing military footprint in Africa as a potential threat to the western military alliance. Stoltenberg’s comments regarding the Chinese in Africa were very quick in passing but Nkuzi’s reaction highlights the sensitivities that a lot of African stakeholders have when US and European leaders talk about the Chinese presence on the continent and don’t include Africans in that discussion.

Onye Nkuzi has more than 121,000 followers on Twitter. You can follow him at @cchukudebelu.

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