Trump waited to ban Huawei
22 May 2019 | 2:51 pm
Playing a waiting game in Washington. Bloomberg has been told the Trump administration held off on blacklisting Huawei out of concern it could derail trade negotiations with China and officials only went ahead when talks stalled.
6 Mar 2020
Beijing is currently Africa's biggest trading partner and the relationship is set to deepen if Kenya moves forward with a possible contract for China's Huawei to roll out its 5G network. Also, we hear from some of the Nigerian businesspeople whose enterprises are going from strength to strength with a bit of online savoir-faire. And many members of the French Caribbean diaspora have headed to Ivory Coast to start new lives, a move that has led to celebration and the creation of a Caribbean-style carnival
8 Jun 2020
Bob Marley's daughter Makeda Marley joins a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, D. C., and says that protesters can let Donald Trump know they "built this country".
6 Jul 2020
France's cybersecurity agency is encouraging telecom companies not to use Huawei equipment for their 5G networks. However, the country is stopping short of a complete ban on the Chinese group.
1 Aug 2020
For the first time ever, China's electronics giant Huawei sold more smartphones than the South Korea's Samsung in the last quarter, according to an industry tracker. Still, Huawei faces trouble on the global market.
18 Aug 2020
The Trump administration blacklisted the Chinese firm over security concerns last year. The US government has now announced further crackdowns, this time restricting the type of hardware that the tech giant can access.
5 Sep 2020
On the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, Washington saw another racial justice protest. People from across the US heard a clear message: If you want change, vote! DW's Carla Bleiker was there.
16 Nov 2020
Trump supporters rally outside the Supreme Court in the US as they claim voter fraud led to Donald Trump's defeat. The Republican incumbent is falsely insisting the election was fraudulent.
27 Nov 2020
Denzel Washington has been named the Greatest Actor of the 21st Century (So Far), beating Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Day-Lewis into second and third place respectively.
30 Nov 2020
British telecom companies will not be allowed to install new Huawei 5G equipment after September 2021, the UK government announced ahead of a debate on new telecom legislation.
27 Dec 2020
Washington National Cathedral hosts an exhibition featuring thousands of origami doves as a symbol of hope for 2021. The cathedral is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the art installation, entitled "Les Colombes" ("The Doves" in French), will run until May 2021 despite the Covid-19 closure. "It's a symbol we definitely need right now, a symbol of peace and hope and resilience," says German artist Michael Pendry. His paper doves have appeared in several cathedrals across the world over the past six years.
24 Dec 2020
Christmas trees compete for attention outside the White House and the Capitol in Washington, DC, as the US capital gears up for Christmas celebrations.
5 Jan 2021
US law student David MacMillan and his friend got more than just groceries during a recent supermarket trip in Washington, DC, as they were each offered a shot of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, after health care workers had not shown up for their appointments to get the doses. MacMillan posted a recording of himself getting the shot on TikTok, where it had been viewed more than 700,000 times.
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