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As Nigeria inaugurates Muhammadu Buhari as its next president, the small village of Daura is bubbling with excitement. The normally sleepy little town on the edge of the Sahel is the birthplace of the new leader.
Once a military dictator, Muhammadu Buhari is the new president of Africa's biggest economy. Buhari was the strongest rival of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and he is very popular in the north.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to elect its new chief at its annual meeting in Abidjan. In the last 50 years the bank has focused on fighting poverty and improving living conditions on the continent.
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