China is facing enormous pressure from all around the globe. After the economic crackdown indication by the United States, Japan, and South Korea now other countries too joining the chorus. Several African nations are facing the corona now. Poor medical facilities and the low testing rate is the major concern for them.
The economic impact of the corona is also affecting these African nations. Several African nations are now protesting against China for her cover-up of corona news. The other reason for this is the bad quality import of medical kits from China.
For your information, the first case of the corona was reported in November 2019 in Wuhan. The CCP was mum for a long period regarding the virus. Several countries now primarily the United States and Australia is demanding an independent probe in Wuhan Lab.
As seen from the last several years, China was expending its economic power in Africa. Several African nations are under extreme economic trap of China. Several African nations were expecting help from China during this pandemic. The faulty kits and low-quality medical PPE kits supplied by China has raised a question in the mind of African nations now too.
Earlier Forbes magazine report, said, “The new SARS coronavirus has literally closed the economies of the Western world and created a public relations nightmare for China.”
The other concern from African nations was also discrimination against Africans in China. Earlier in the month of April, several media reports suggested racism and discrimination in China for Africans.
Wang, China researcher at Human Rights Watch said: “Chinese authorities claim ‘zero tolerance’ for discrimination, but what they are doing to Africans in Guangzhou is a textbook case of just that,”. He also added, “Beijing should immediately investigate and hold accountable all officials and others responsible for discriminatory treatment.”
Source : https://medium.com/