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Ramaphosa: China to Increase PPE Shipments to Africa and Deploy New Centralized Distribution Hub

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa speaking to news editors in a virtual conference.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that all African countries will be able to procure COVID-19 medical supplies shipped from China through a new central gateway. “What we are now doing, is to set up a procurement platform, which we are going to launch next week, which will allow every country on the continent to be able to procure from a central place and benefit” from the Chinese shipments, the President said during a two-hour online discussion with news editors.

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