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China’s Overall Approval Rating in Africa Dips But Not by Much According to New Survey

Positive public perceptions of China in several of Africa’s largest countries have fallen in recent years but only by a little, according to the latest results from the independent, non-partisan public opinion research agency Afrobarometer.

In Nigeria, public perceptions about whether China is a positive influence on the country fell from 67% to 62% in the five-year interval since Afrobarometer conducted its last survey in 2015. In Kenya, the drop was a bit more pronounced, falling from 76% in 2015 to 65% this year.

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