NAIROBI, Kenya

A China Southern Airlines flight landed Thursday in Nairobi, Kenya with 239 people, triggering anger and shock across the East African country.     

The incident comes after Kenya announced Wednesday that it had resumed flights to China.  

Kenyans raised concern on social media, questioning the country’s preparedness to deal with the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, at a time when many African countries have ceased operating China flights.  

Activist Boniface Mwangi posed a question to Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta.  

“Does Uhuru love this country? Because if he did, no Chinese flight would be allowed to land

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