Customers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: BloombergCustomers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
Customers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg

As Western nations close doors to Huawei, Chinese telecoms giant finds warm welcome in Africa

  • Huawei’s status as a major relay for China’s Belt and Road Initiative could further solidify its presence in the continent
  • African officials say they won’t be influenced by Washington’s fears that the Chinese company is a national security threat

Topic |   Huawei
Customers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: BloombergCustomers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
Customers wait outside a Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
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