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People’s Daily Launches Kiswahili Language Website

Front page of the new People's Daily Kiswahili language website.

The People’s Daily, China’s largest and arguably most important state-run media outlet, launched three new online sites last week including one in Kiswahili, a language spoken widely throughout East Africa.

The new site complements an increasingly prominent Chinese media presence in eastern Africa, which houses the regional headquarters of Xinhua, CGTN, and China Radio International, all located in Nairobi.

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