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It’s Becoming Increasingly Difficult For African News Consumers to Figure Out What’s Legitimate News About China and What’s Propaganda

A column published on one of Ghana’s largest news portals, Ghanaweb, on Sunday highlights the difficulties confronting readers in determining what is legitimate editorial content and what is state-produced propaganda.

Last week, the official Ghana News Agency published a signed column by Ambassador Lu Kun that promoted China’s vision for how countries like Ghana can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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