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Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Last Night’s Talk Shows: El Sisi talks GERD, Libya crisis with Algeria prez

El Sisi, Tebboune talks dominate the talk shows: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s discussions with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Cairo yesterday was the talk of the airwaves last night. The two heads of state discussed the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the political crisis in Libya, where efforts to organize national elections are in danger of falling apart. Kelma Akhira (watch, runtime: 9:45), Yahduth Fi Masr (watch, runtime: 3:05), Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 3:13), and Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 3:10) all had coverage.

Covid vaccines for the kids: The Health Ministry is considering allowing children as young as five to be vaccinated against covid-19, Ministry Spokesperson Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said on Ala Mas’ouleety last night (watch, runtime: 9:40). The vaccine rollout has so far only been extended to children aged 12 and above.

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