China Daily’s Africa edition, launched last week, is just the latest component of a long-running soft power campaign. China has been sending medical teams to Africa for almost 50 years, and has 42 currently at work around the continent. From Kathleen McLaughlin at the Pulitzer Center:
The eight-member Chinese medical team sent to Kampala, Uganda’s capital, a year ago by the Chinese government is booked solid, each routinely seeing 20 patients or more every day.
December 24, 2012