Muhammadu Buhari arrives for his inauguration ceremony in Abuja on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was inaugurated as only the second elected president in Kazakhstan’s history on Wednesday, after winning polls marred by a police crackdown and slammed
Slovak government critic Zuzana Caputova, who on Saturday was sworn in as the European Union (UN) member’s first female president, is an environmental lawyer and anti-corruption activist.
Nigeria’s footballers stand to earn a minimum $75,000 windfall if they find the net against Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Cairo.
Algeria booked an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Nigeria after battling past Ivory Coast on penalties. Sofiane Feghouli broke the deadlock in the first half for Algeria ahead after Baghdad Bounedjah squared it to the Galatasaray midfielder.
A Chinese envoy will head to Washington on Wednesday to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement on Tuesday follows conciliatory gestures by both sides ahead of the October talks on their fight over trade and technology,
South Korea is to invest 88 billion won ($74 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023 that can detect and strike drones, its procurement agency said on Tuesday, after incidents of infiltration by North Korean spy drones.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will seek to persuade Britain’s top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week.