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China’s Top Diplomat for Africa Vows to Crack Down on Offensive Videos After Meeting With Malawi FM

Wu Peng, director-general for African Affairs at the Chinese Foreign Ministry met with Malawian Foreign Minister Nancy Tembo in Lilongwe on Tuesday. Image via @WuPeng_MFAChina.

China’s top diplomat for Sub-Saharan Africa, Wu Peng, arrived in Lilongwe on Tuesday and tried to quell surging anger in the country over revelations in a new BBC documentary that showed how Chinese nationals in Malawi exploited children to produce offensive videos.

The issue was undoubtedly high on the agenda during talks with Foreign Minister Nancy Tembo, who said on Monday that her compatriots were “disgusted, disrespected and deeply pained” by what was uncovered in the program.

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