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President Biden addresses America's racial inequalities

The US President has signed a number of executive orders promoting racial equity.

President Biden is trying to address racial division in the US and has signed executive orders aimed at bringing about equality including in access to housing, and treatment in prisons. We get the reaction of the author of "Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities."

Tensions continue in Europe in terms of access to the Covid-19 vaccines. We speak to the Director General of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations.

And the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation has warned that its entire fleet of anti-locust aircraft could be grounded due to lack of funding, as their team leader in East Africa explains.

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Wed 27 Jan 2021 05:06GMT

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  • Wed 27 Jan 2021 05:06GMT