The experience of Chinese people living in Africa

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October 5, 2023




In recent years, Chinese investment in Africa has grown significantly, especially in infrastructure and small commodities. While Chinese men have become popular among African women, leading to romantic pursuits, cross-border marriages between them are rare due to various reasons. African women find Chinese men too reserved and conservative, and cultural differences in dietary habits and appearance also pose challenges to relationships. Despite these challenges, many Africans view Chinese people as hardworking, friendly, reliable business partners, and appreciate China's rich cultural heritage, fostering positive relationships between the two communities.


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