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Journalist April Zhu on Reporting in Nairobi: “The City With a Plot”

Nairobi-based journalist April Zhu. Photo via Nuvoices.

The NüVoices podcast interviewed the Chinese-American freelance journalist April Zhu about her experience reporting on the China-Africa story from her home in Nairobi. 

April is an accomplished journalist who reports extensively on China-Africa issues with a distinctive emphasis on issues related to gender and urban inequality.

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