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Wake up call on Chinese racism

The actions of Chinese officials in Guangzhou exposed them as really not different from apartheid South Africa COMMENT | HILDA MUKIIBI |  Professor Makau Mutua, the maverick Kenyan academic, columnist and Chair of Kenya Human Rights Commission drew praise and consternation in equal measure recently when he called on the …

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Anger in Africa over coronavirus ‘stigma’ in China

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | African countries are seething over accounts that Africans are battling stigma and discrimination in China over the coronavirus pandemic, apparently linked to a cluster of cases in the Nigerian community in the southern city of Guangzhou. The African residents say they have suffered forced evictions, arbitrary …

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McDonald’s apologises after China store bans black people

Beijing, China | AFP | US chain McDonald’s has apologised after a sign telling black people they were banned from entering a branch in southern China prompted outrage online, following reports of discriminatory treatment towards Africans in the city. Tensions have flared between police and Africans in the southern metropolis of …

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African community targeted in China virus crackdown

Beijing, China | AFP | Africans in southern China’s largest city say they have become targets of suspicion and subjected to forced evictions, arbitrary quarantines and mass coronavirus testing as the country steps up its fight against imported infections. China says it has largely curbed its COVID-19 outbreak but a recent …

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Uganda Tourism Night – In China

Ambassador Solomon Rutega has described Uganda’s tourism as a “smiling beauty in the dark” whose potential will stun the world once the spotlight is put on it. “Uganda’s tourism beauty has been compared to a smiling beauty in darkness,” he told over 100 major tour and travel operators, airlines and media …

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