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Huawei Has Leveraged the COVID-19 Crisis to Enhance Ties With African Governments

Seemingly every week since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, has seen a new announcement of a Huawei technology donation to an African government in support of their effort to combat the pandemic.

Huawei appears to be skilfully taking advantage of the crisis to deepen its engagement with local government stakeholders, while at the same enhancing its public image with African publics when news of the various donations are published on social media and in the press.

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