Pence sworn in as U.S. vice president
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Indiana Governor Mike Pence takes the oath of office to become vice president of the United States.
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Days after the sudden death of Ivory Coast's prime minister and ruling party candidate in upcoming elections, the country's vice president resigns. The move adds further uncertainty to the political landscape. Also, Rwanda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa whose nationals can now travel to Europe's Schengen area. Despite the apparent success of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, cases are on the rise. And we examine the longstanding political and ethnic tensions in Ethiopia that fed into unrest that followed the killing of Oromo singer Hacaaluu Hundeesaa at the end of June.
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California Senator Kamala Harris was confirmed as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate for the 2020 US presidential election. She is the first woman of color to be part of a major White House ticket.
10 Sep 2020
A bomb targeting Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh has left at least four people dead and several security guards injured. No group has claimed responsibility, but Saleh is known for his anti-Taliban stance.
12 Jan 2021
The outgoing president and vice president have pledged to carry on working together for the last few days of their term. Trump has also declared a state of emergency for the capital.
18 Jan 2021
The US vice president has rejected the call from Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats to invoke the amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office.
17 Jan 2021
Kamala Harris crashed through one of the world's highest glass ceilings to be elected America's first woman vice president, making history and helping bring to an end Donald Trump's turbulent rule. Harris came into the presidential election already a repeat trailblazer as California's first Black attorney general and the first woman of South Asian heritage elected to the US Senate. By winning the vice presidency, she will be a heartbeat away from leading the United States and poised on a stepping stone to the ultimate prize. AFPTV looks back at the moments that brought her there.
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Speaking to members of the National Guard on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence thanks them for their service, telling them "We're going to deliver to the American people a safe inauguration, we're going to swear in a new President, a new Vice President, we're going to move our nation forward."
26 Feb 2021
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26 Feb 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disagreed with the Central Bank of Nigeria to ban Crypto-Currencies transactions in the country. Osinbajo spoke at the CBN/Bankers Committee’s Initiative for Economic Growth in Lagos and called on the CBN and the Securities and Exchange Commission to put in place a robust framework for the regulation of Crypto-Currencies. The CBN had ban Crypto-Currencies usage in Nigeria a few weeks ago.
2 Mar 2021
Zimbabwe's Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations. Local news outlets have been notified of phone recordings allegedly of Mohadi soliciting sex from women, including a subordinate in his office. Meanwhile in Nigeria, families face an anxious wait ahead as Zamfara state officials say they are negotiating with the kidnappers of 317 schoolgirls. And rights activists in Morocco are encouraging women to talk to organisations to break the silence and raise awareness about sexual violence and domestic abuse in the country.
6 Mar 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccine
9 Mar 2021
The step-daughter of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris made her New York Fashion Week debut as a model in the Proenza Schouler show on Thursday. Ella Emhoff snaged a modeling contract with IMG models after her fashion-forward appearance at the inauguration in January.
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The German government has approved additional deliveries of Leopard 1 battle tanks to Ukraine. Meanwhile, IOC condemns Ukraine's Olympic boycott threat. DW has the latest.
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Some social media users and media publications are using photos from a 2022 blast that claim to show the aftermath of the suicide bombing that killed at least 100 people in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. We tell you where these photos are really from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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