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Daily Nation Headline Highlights the Dramatic Change in China’s Narrative in Africa

By Saturday morning, the photos and videos that had dominated so much of the discussion on social media had made its way to mainstream press outlets in Africa, with dramatic headlines like this one in the popular Daily Nation newspaper.

What’s remarkable here is that only a week ago, the Daily Nation’s narrative on China was largely focused on Jack Ma’s second donation of medical supplies to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and before that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s calls for China to assist with debt relief.

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