Kenya is the epicenter of China’s media presence in Africa, with Nairobi hosting the regional headquarters of CGTN and an expanded presence by the state-run news service Xinhua. Also, Kenya is one of the largest markets for Chinese-owned private sector media and technology companies like the pay-TV provider StarTimes and the popular streaming music service Boomplay.
The BBC went to Nairobi to explore whether China’s heightened presence in the African media market is paying off.
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