A feature full-length WSJ story today confirms Washington's worst fears over controversial Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Though it's been no secret that Chinese corporations have expanded all over Africa, and that China's influence has risen dramatically there in the past decade, the WSJ report reveals that Huawei has been spying on political opponents of African leaders backed by Beijing.
The report details how the firm's technicians have "helped African governments spy on their political opponents, including intercepting their encrypted communications and social media, and using cell data to track their whereabouts,"citing senior security officials coordinating with Huawei employees in these countries.

The bombshell report documented about a half-dozen significant incidents in which Huawei technicians hacked and intercepted communications of African leaders and governments.

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