Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFPChinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFP

African nations to look to China for more help at coronavirus summit

  • Meeting is a goodwill gesture to engender openness on the continent towards China, says analyst
  • Covid-19 death toll in Africa is not as high as in other parts of the world but there are fears hospital admissions may soon outstrip capacity
Topic |   China-Africa relations
Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFPChinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) pictured with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (left). Xi will address a summit of African nations on Wednesday on the fight against coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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