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Jul 9, 2014

A Chinese multi-level marketing company has signed up hundreds of thousands of Ugandans to pitch their so-called medicines and medical supplies in the hope of curing seemingly any illness and getting rich at the same time. Not surprisingly, Tiens or as it's known in Chinese "Tianshi's" products aren't doing much more than scamming people. Think Africa Press editor James Wan completed a reporting trip to Uganda earlier this year to report on this potentially dangerous scam and why Tiens has been so successful there.