Lagos/London — Yetunde Oluyide has run a gift shop in bustling Lagos for nearly a decade, but with the coronavirus curtailing imports of Chinese goods, she is losing more than 2-million naira ($5,555) a month.

Oluyide’s reliance on China to fill the shelves of Yettyjewel Ventures reflects the close ties between the world’s second largest economy and Africa’s most populous country...

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