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Chinese Spying in Africa through Infrastructure Projects

Chinese Spying in Africa through Infrastructure Projects

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By Keefa Nuwahereza A new report shows how Beijing is using infrastructure to expand its surveillance network on the continent, making U.S. officials vulnerable. China’s Expands Spy Ambitions in Africa In 2018, the African Union accused China of infiltrating the computer network in its glitzy new headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to steal sensitive data—a task made easier by the fact that China itself built the headquarters. But it likely didn’t stop there. In recent years, China has quietly embarked on government building projects across Africa that add up to a counterintelligence nightmare for the United States and its partners on the continent, according to new research from the Heritage Foundation. China has constructed or renovated nearly 200 govern...
President Kagame Deports 18 Chinese ‘Investors’ For Mistreating Rwandans

President Kagame Deports 18 Chinese ‘Investors’ For Mistreating Rwandans

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Gen. Paul Kagame, the no nonsense Rwandan president, has ordered for the deportation of 18 Chinese after he received reports that they were mistreating and exploiting Rwandans. We have established that 18 Chinese were sent packing back to China on Wednesday after President Kagame found out that they were mistreating Rwandan workers and grabbing farm land from them. It is alleged that the deported Chinese also took advantage of their being investors by forcing  their employees to work abnormal hours like slaves, something that Kagame could not accept. "Africa is a peaceful continent, we don't tolerate discrimination here or to be slaves again,” President Kagame said. He added that “This country is for Africans and those who mean well for us. I'm inst...