What Huawei Restrictions Might Mean for Africa

Though its market in the US is minimal, Huawei has grown its reach in Africa, Europe and parts of Asia where it pitches cheaper products compared to Apple. In April, the Kenyan government signed a deal with Huawei to build a data centre worth millions, a project that could create some 17,000 jobs and inject millions more into the economy. So what will happen now that Huawei will lose business due to the U.S.'s decision to ban the technology and services of "foreign adversaries?"

Huawei Technology headquarters in Shenzhen, China.

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