China’s engagement with Africa isn’t new.

The historical, political, economic, military, social and cultural connections between China and the African continent can be traced back to the 14th Century.

But recently, there seems to be a rise of criticism of Chinese relations with Africa, viewed from the prism of stereotype and willful twisting of facts.

So, at the end of the day, is Chinese involvement on the continent good or bad for Africa?

CGTN’s Beatrice Marshall, from Nairobi, observes.

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