Does it make sense to teach Chinese in Africa's schools?

Education officials in Uganda have sparked an increasingly passionate debate over the merits of teaching Chinese in the country's school system. While elites may find Mandarin a practical skills, a lot of people argue that it should not be included in the countrywide curriculum as it still not yet a strategic language for most Ugandans. Opinions on this issue vary widely across the continent as other communities embrace Mandarin-language education.

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