China and African nations have been in dispute over complaints of racism against Africans living in Guangzhou. Photo: EPA-EFE

Is the China-Africa ‘all-weather’ relationship in the midst of a coronavirus storm?

  • Beijing has sent medical teams and vast quantities of essential supplies to help African nations battle Covid-19, but it has also been accused of racism towards African people living in southern China
  • Observers say China has to be careful the incident does not damage its otherwise positive image in Africa
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China and African nations have been in dispute over complaints of racism against Africans living in Guangzhou. Photo: EPA-EFE
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