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Widespread Outrage Over Chinese Businessman Named as Chief in Ghanaian Village

The appointment of Sun Qiang, a Chinese businessman, to the position of Development Chief (Nkosuohene) in the small southern Ghanaian town of Kwahu-Abetifi has prompted widespread outrage. 

Sun was awarded the honor after he donated $5,000 to build a new school in Abetifi. Although it’s not uncommon for foreigners to be named Nkosuohene, there’s clearly a sense of unease about a Chinese national receiving the honor.

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