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Football authorities in Europe including Uefa and the Premier League have condemned twelve major soccer clubs signing up to a breakaway European Super League. The organisations say that they will ban the clubs – which include Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Liverpool - from their domestic leagues if they go ahead with the plans for the mid-week competition. Football finance expert, Kieran Maguire tells us the details. Also in the programme, a spike in COVID infections in Kenya has triggered new travel restrictions with a curfew imposed in Nairobi over the weekend. This follows recent warnings by the head of Africa's Centre for Disease Control that moves by India to delay exports of the Astra Zeneca vaccine could be catastrophic for African countries. Former head of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka explains the impact vaccine nationalism could have on the continent. Plus, Mexico's top broadcaster Televisa and Univision of the US have agreed to a $4.8 billion content merger aimed at launching a Spanish language streaming service to take on the likes of Netflix . Cynthia Littleton, the Co-Editor of Variety magazine tells us more. (Picture:A soccer game / Credit: Getty Images)