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Here’s a Headline You Don’t See Very Often, If Ever, On a U.S. Government-funded Media Channel

Normally the Voice of America’s coverage of Chinese engagement in Africa focuses on the threat posed HuaweiChinese “debt traps”, or Pentagon assertions that Beijing wants to build new bases on the continent.

In the more 11 years that CAP has been following the China-Africa story, we have no recollection of VOA producing even a single story that’s been remotely positive about Sino-African engagement.

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