Expectations are high among Africans and African leaders as former US vice president, Joe Biden takes office as the 46th President of the United States. The biggest question right now on the mind of African leaders is how will a Joe Biden presidency affect Africa’s over 1.3 billion people?
Joe Biden is inheriting a weakened American economy, battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Unemployment remains high, and the latest jobs figures show that the recovery could have stalled. Ahead of the inauguration, we look at the details of the incoming president's rescue plan for the US economy and his broader economic platform. Also today, we tell you why Janet Yellen has given hope to many European leaders that a compromise could be found on changing the rules for taxing digital giants.
As Joe Biden becomes the new president of the United States after a bitterly contested election, Inside the Americas takes you to Washington and to his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. In this special edition of the show, our team meets some of the people who made Biden the man he is today. We also discover the places where the president-to-be spent his time, such as the train that took him to Washington every day when he was a young senator.