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The #WuhanShake Makes it to Africa

The “Wuhan Shake” that’s been trending on Twitter for the past few days has made its way from China all the way to the State House in Tanzania. After talks with National Convention for Construction and Reform leader Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad, rather than the customary handshake or embrace that is now considered dangerous in these COVID-19 times, the two politicians tapped each other’s feet in what’s known as the “Wuhan Shake.”

Some African media outlets incorrectly stated that President Magufuli came up with the new greeting technique when, in fact, it originated in China. It’s actually a trending topic on Twitter using the hashtag #WuhanShake

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