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26 November 2021

Episode 2640

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A worrying new coronavirus variant has been identified; how have governments reacted? Plus: US lawmakers make a surprise trip to Taiwan, Filipino politicians push to block the son of a former dictator from running for president, and Andrew Mueller’s madcap assessment of what we have learnt this week.

26 November 2021

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A worrying new variant has been detected. How have governments reacted? Monocle’s Chris Cermak speaks to the BBC’s Africa correspondent, Andrew Harding.

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