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African Media Houses Should Design Own Policies on How to Report on China

NTV news reporters work from their desks in a newsroom of Kenyan 'Nation Media Group' (NMG) in Nairobi on January 19, 2018. SIMON MAINA / AFP

China is featured prominently in the news media and deservingly so for several reasons. It has grown from a relatively obscure, poor country in East Asia into a global power.

China’s economy is the world’s second-largest and by some measures, the largest. It is a superpower that now holds immense diplomatic clout.

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