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Tweet of the Day: Chinese Diplomats Do Their Best to Challenge the “Negative Narrative”

China’s diplomatic Twitter accounts in Africa are pushing back against the surge of negative news that has emerged both on social and traditional media over the past several weeks. In this particular instance, the Chinese embassy in Kampala challenged a widely circulated interview with a Ugandan woman named Victoria who reportedly lives in China and claimed that she was a victim of discrimination and abuse.

Similarly, the embassy’s Political Director, Fang Yi, spends quite a bit of time debunking anti-Chinese online rumors include the absurd allegation that China offered to send the U.S. 10 million women.

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