Africa and the decision to not boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics

Published Jan 24 2022 at 1:00 AM GMT
  • African countries have ignored Washington’s call for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, instead expressing support for China’s hosting of the Games and warning that the event should not be a platform for politics.
  • In the last week, Mali, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe have been among the countries on the continent that said the Games would help bring people together.
  • Staunch ally Zimbabwe, which is not sending a team to compete, said the Games were a chance to “unite the….



  • Published Jan 24, 2022 1:00 AM GMT