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The Chinese “Western Media Conspiracy”

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When the news broke on Sunday that Kenyan Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced that he had decided to ban the import of Chinese-made PPE due to quality concerns, the reaction on Chinese social media was entirely predictable.

Right off the bat the prevailing sentiment was that Minister Kagwe is a victim of “western media controlled by those who are hostile against China.”

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