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Chinese Companies are Transforming the African Business Environment: Economist

Chinese private businesses like pay-TV operator StarTimes are increasingly replacing state-run companies as the dominant economic actors in Africa.

While discussions of Africa-China engagement tend to focus on the government-to-government level, Chinese private companies are quietly transforming the African business landscape.

So writes the noted Kenyan economist Anzetse Were, in a recent article for SupChina. She argues that the Chinese private sector is a key driver of engagement, one that needs to be better understood:

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