Kamala Harris: America's next vice president
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.
Why Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccines
Nigeria, Africa's largest country by population is also forced to depend on the limited amount of Covid-19 vaccines produced internationally. Here are the reasons why Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccines now.
PGA of America to move 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National Golf Club
PGA of America announces it will move the 2022 PGA Championship away from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey
America's first vaccinated nurse receives second dose of vaccine
"The message is still that of hope... I feel like I've completed kind of the marathon - I've closed the loop," says critical care nurse Sandra Lindsay after receiving her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a New York hospital. Lindsay was the first American to receive a Covid-19 vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
The day Latin America started their Covid-19 vaccination campaign
Chile, Costa Rica and Mexico begin vaccinations against Covid-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, while Argentina receives the Sputnik V vaccine and Brazil the CoronaVac vaccine against the new coronavirus.
'America is back': Biden presents security and foreign policy team
US President-elect Joe Biden introduces his nominees for foreign policy and national security positions in his cabinet, including the first woman ever nominated to lead the intelligence community and the first Latino and immigrant nominated to run the Department of Homeland Security. "They embody my core beliefs that America is strongest when it works with its allies," Biden says of the team he has selected.
Music show: American jazz trumpeter Hermon Mehari releases personal second album
France-based American jazz trumpeter Hermon Mehari has released a powerful second record called "A Change for the Dreamlike". Recorded in the French countryside during the first lockdown, it's more personal than his 2017 debut record "Bleu". He describes it as a "modern mixtape of dreams". Mehari drew inspiration from his childhood in the American Midwest as well as his family history. He tells FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot about the track "A Conversation with My Uncle", where he plays along to a story his uncle tells about his father escaping Eritrea.
America is back? — Joe Biden's 5 biggest economic challenges
From the pandemic to his tax and spending plans, US President-elect Joe Biden faces an uphill battle as soon as he takes office. DW looks at five challenges he must overcome to convince voters that "America is back."
America and the world: Foreign policy challenges for Biden-Harris
US President-elect Joe Biden has spoken to the leaders of European allies, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Many European leaders have expressed hopes that relations with the US can be repaired under Biden.