Unsuspecting shoppers at the fish markets in the western Kenyan city of Kisumu on Lake Victoria have been buying frozen imported fish from China that’s being passed off by unscrupulous vendors as fresh catch.
When reporters from The Standard newspaper approached some of the vendors to ask whether they were selling imported Chinese fish they all said no but a glance beneath some of their stalls revealed boxes that clearly indicated their inventory was from China.
- Get a daily email packed with the latest China-Africa news and analysis.
- Read exclusive insights on the key trends shaping China-Africa relations.
- Full access to the News Feed that provides daily updates on Chinese engagement in Africa and throughout the Global South.