Xi Jinping sends new top Africa man Wu Peng to front line

Wu Peng, Beijing's new African affairs director.
Wu Peng, Beijing's new African affairs director. © Ambassade de Chine au Kenya
Low profile diplomat Wu Peng, who has had charge of Chinese policy in Africa since the end of June, has had to hurriedly organise China's counter-attack to Taiwan's diplomatic breakthrough in Somaliland. [...] (320 words)
Issue dated 25/08/2020 Reading time 2 minutes
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