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What Did Chinese Community Leaders in Africa Think of the Two Sessions Meeting in Beijing?

Song Fangcan (left) from China News speaks with Nan Gengxu (right) who leads the local Chinese business association in Botswana.

Since last Friday, Chinese news has carried wall-to-wall coverage of the Two Sessions “parliamentary pageant” in Beijing. Not surprisingly, it’s been followed by Chinese expats across Africa.

The Two Sessions meetings provide a rare glimpse into the Chinese policymaking process with clues to the government’s priorities for the year ahead.

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