Sunday, Dec 05, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Paul Kagame: Transforming Rwanda | Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera, 20 Nov 2021
Paul Kagame took office just six years after the 1994 genocide, in which some 800,000 people were slaughtered in an ethnic conflict.
But although Rwanda has transformed into what many consider “Africa’s tech hub” and achieved rapid economic growth, it has struggled to leave its dark past behind.
And while many see Kagame as a visionary leader, others claim he is a threat to democracy.
After winning his third term in 2017 with nearly 99 percent of the vote, how much longer is he planning to hold on to power? The president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, talks to Al Jazeera.
Omicron Covid variant spreads 'more than twice as fast' as Delta
BBC, 05 Dec 2021
Scientists in South Africa say the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus appears to spread more than twice as fast as Delta - which has so far been the most contagious.
Lantern Festival brings Chinese traditions to southwestern France
AFP, 05 Dec 2021
After three successful editions in Gaillac, the Lantern Festival opens in Blagnac in southwestern France.
Gambians vote with marbles in test for stability
Reuters, 04 Dec 2021
Polls in Gambia opened in a hard-fought presidential election that will test the country’s stability and democratic progress.
Police subdue priest who shouted 'heretic' at Pope
AP, 04 Dec 2021
Pope Francis was heckled by an elderly Greek Orthodox priest on Saturday as he arrived for a meeting with the head of the country’s Orthodox Church.
Suspect’s parents plead not guilty in Michigan school shooting trial
FOX, 04 Dec 2021
James and Jennifer Crumbley plead not guilty to all four counts of involuntary manslaughter, and have both their bails set to $500,000.
Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Buys Small Texas Town
NBC, 04 Dec 2021
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban purchased Mustang, Texas, a small town in Navarro County.
Germany's SPD votes to back 'traffic light' coalition with Greens, FPD
DW, 04 Dec 2021
Germany's Social Democrats have voted to back a coalition agreement with the Greens and the Free Democrats.
Australians protest as Omicron variant spreads
Al Jazeera, 04 Dec 2021
Thousands of Australians have been on the streets, some showing their support for COVID vaccinations but many against.
Is ‘Die Hard’ a Christmas movie?
CNN, 04 Dec 2021
Is “Die Hard” really a Christmas movie? Does “Love Actually” actually suck? Have you ever seen “Jingle Jangle”? CNN’s “Pop Off” hosts weigh in on their favorite holiday films of...
CONI president Giovanni Malago: 'I have great expectations for Beijing 2022'
CGTN, 04 Dec 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-12-04/CONI-president-Malago-I-have-great-expectations-for-Beijing-2022--15IJAnPFwFa/index.html
253 Red Army soldiers REINTERRED in Russia
RT, 04 Dec 2021
253 Red Army soldiers have been reburied with full honors in Russia's Kerch, at the site of the mass death of civilians and Soviet soldiers.
Shakin' Stevens on his Xmas hit Merry Christmas Everyone
Sky, 04 Dec 2021
Pop legend Shakin' Stevens discusses his hit Merry Christmas Everyone and why it's one of our most favourite festive songs.
Gambians vote in first presidential election since fall of dictator • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 04 Dec 2021
Gambians were due to head to the polls on Saturday, in the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
How to lay the perfect Christmas table with Mrs Alice
Telegraph, 04 Dec 2021
In this video The Telegraph's Jessica Doyle and Mrs Alice show you how to lay the perfect festive table ready for your family to celebrate Christmas day.
COVID-19: Canadian zoos eagerly await vaccine shipment for animals
CA, 04 Dec 2021
More vaccines are coming to Canada, but not for humans. Instead, zoos are eagerly awaiting doses of a COVID-19 specifically made for animals.
Wall Street Week: The Powell Pivot (Full Show)
Bloomberg, 04 Dec 2021
On this edition of Wall Street Week, Barbara Ann Bernard, Wincrest
As Hongkongers struggle with rising inflation, the city’s most vulnerable are the hardest hit
SCMP, 04 Dec 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Driven by the Covid-19 pandemic and other factors, rising inflation has emerged as a problem arou...
Biden touts unemployment rate as November jobs report falls short of expectations
CBS, 04 Dec 2021
The U.S. added just 210,000 new jobs in November, a figure well below economists' prediction of 550,000.
Euro 2020: Wembley 'seconds away from Hillsborough-type tragedy' during final chaos
ITV, 04 Dec 2021
Wembley was "seconds away from a Hillsborough-type disaster"
SERTV, 04 Dec 2021