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Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Last Night’s Talk Shows on 22 December 2020

The #1 topic on the airwaves last night: The new strain of coronavirus, as we report in What We’re Tracking Today, above.

The diversity of the incoming House of Representatives also featured prominently on the talking heads’ agendas, with each of Lamees El Hadidi (watch, runtime: 25:51) and Al Hayah Al Youm’s Lobna Assal (watch, runtime: 22:36) sitting down for discussions on the new class of MPs.

Also on the airwaves last night:

  • Mid-year exams will be spread out between 10 January and 5 February to limit the number of students who are present in testing centers on any given day, Education Minister Tarek Shawki said. (Lamees El Hadidi on Kelma Akhira | watch, runtime: 5:55)
  • Nurseries aren’t being shut down to curb the spread of covid-19, and could instead face smaller capacity limits if several outbreaks are reported, Social Solidarity Minister Nevine El Kabbaj said. (Lamees El Hadidi on Kelma Akhira | watch, runtime: 8:06)
  • The Federation of Egyptian Banks earned an Award of Excellence from the Union of Arab Banks, federation head Mohamed El Etreby said. (Eman El Hosary on Masaa DMC | watch, runtime: 2:32)

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