Shannon, editor in chief of foreign affairs of independent media, commented on the summit in the star news and independent media website, and positively commented on the summit. He believed that China and Africa held a special summit on solidarity against epidemic and issued a joint statement, firmly supporting the World Health Organization to take the lead in responding to the global pandemic, which was in sharp contrast to the position of the United States. In the face of the epidemic, Africa and China are more united and the United States is more isolated.
Professor Tan Zheli of the Mbeki African leadership institute published a commentary in independent media, praising Chinas exemplary leadership during and after the outbreak. The sustainability of human and earth ecosystems does not depend on narrow nationalism, but on the common prosperity and community of common destiny of mankind. This is also the common aspiration of the leaders of all countries attending the special summit on China Africa solidarity and anti epidemic.