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Joe Biden: the new president seeks to heal a divided US

When a mob attacked the US Capitol on January 6, Joe Biden had already left his home in the leafy suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware, to deliver a speech on his presidential plans for the economy and small business. But he rapidly rewrote the day’s script to tackle events in Washington. …

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Uganda faces pressure to end Bobi Wine’s house arrest

Calls are growing for Ugandan authorities to free opposition presidential challenger Bobi Wine from house arrest a week after the country’s longtime president won a sixth term in a disputed election Calls grew Thursday for Ugandan authorities to free opposition presidential challenger Bobi Wine from house arrest a week after …

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Bobi Wine as official warns ‘don’t cry for Ugandans’

The United States ambassador to Uganda was blocked by Ugandan security forces from visiting presidential candidate Bobi Wine on Monday. Wine — a singer-turned-politician, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi — has been under house arrest after the military surrounded his home on Friday. Uganda’s longtime leader President Yoweri Museveni was declared …

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy featured on US inauguration playlist

Nigerian artist Burna Boy will feature on the official playlist for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The award-winning singer’s song ‘Destiny’ will be played alongside other international artists such as Dua Lipa, Tame Impala, and Kygo. The playlist was curated by American actress Issa Rae’s record label Raedio and Derrick Jones, better known by his stage …

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Watch Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez Perform at Biden Inauguration

Gaga sang “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Lopez sang “This Land Is Your Land,” and Garth Brooks sang “Amazing Grace” at the swearing-in ceremony Lady Gaga sang the National Anthem at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris today (January 20). Following the swearing-in of Harris as vice president, Jennifer Lopez sang a medley …

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Watch live: The Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president at around noon on Wednesday, kicking off a day of fanfare that will stand in stark contrast to a Washington, D.C., devoid of crowds and on edge amid heightened security following the insurrection at the Capitol. The star-studded, largely virtual celebration will …

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