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Kenya eases coronavirus restrictions

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Kenya eases coronavirus restrictions

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Six months after their introduction, Kenya is easing strict coronavirus restrictions. The BBC's Ferdinand Omondi in Nairobi tells us about the economic impact of the coronavirus curbs. And Magdalene Wambui, owner of bar Ibiza Club, which is reopening, discusses how life has been for her and her employees over the past few months. Also in the programme, Epic Games, developer of Fortnite, is facing off in court against Apple over the fees the iPhone maker charges to app developers to appear in its app store. Nicole Carpenter from the games website Polygon has been watching the virtual hearing, and we get wider context on the fees charged by various app stores from Rupantar Guha, technology analyst at Global Data in Hyderabad. The BBC's Justin Rowlatt considers how seriously we should take Chinese president Xi Jinping's pledge to cut China's net carbon emissions to zero by 2060. Plus, with so many people around the world working from home during the pandemic, we hear about the growth in companies using software to monitor their employees' online activities, to ensure they are actually doing useful work.

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