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China Nearly Done With Its Aid Program to Bring Satellite TV to 10,000 Rural Communities Across Africa

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It’s been almost ten years since Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a plan at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit in Johannesburg to install satellite television dishes in 10,000 rural African communities. Now, nine years later, only a few hundred installations are left.

Technicians for the Chinese-owned, privately run satellite TV company StarTimes have installed dishes on 9,512 homes across 20 countries.

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