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Al Jazeera: African Countries Turn to China for Debt Relief

Al Jazeera correspondent Mohammed Adow reports from Nairobi on how rapidly deteriorating economic conditions in East Africa due to the worsening COVID-19 outbreak is prompting more governments in the region to look to China for help… at least in terms of repaying their debts.

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