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Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari waves at the crowd while he drives around the venue during his inauguration for a second term in Abuja. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term on Wednesday, with an array of challenges ahead. The 76-year-old was re-elected i(...)

Ugandan LGBT refugees in a protected section of Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. They fled Uganda following the anti-gay laws enacted in 2014. Photograph: Sally Hayden

A long-awaited high court ruling in Kenya dealt a crushing blow to LGBT+ East Africans, as judges announced that colonial-era legislation criminalisin(...)

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

Francis Shanley had been living in Australia for 10 years and was due to get married shortly to his Australian fiancée. Photograph: NT Irish Association Facebook page

A-53-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after an Irishman was killed in a crash in Sydney. Police allege Francis Omi(...)

Children take part in a ceremony at Shehu Palace in Maiduguri.  A total of 894 children were released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force in northeast Nigeria on Friday.  Photograph: Audu Ali/AFP/Getty Images

A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces on Friday freed almost 900 children it had used in the war against Boko Haram insurgents, th(...)

Tega Agberhiere (17), an underage Irish soccer international who suffered serious injuries during an attack last in which gardaí said a ‘corrosive substance’ was used. Photograph: Damian Tiernan via Twitter

A teenager injured in a chemical attack in Waterford city last week has said the acid felt “like someone had a lighter to my face”. Tega Agberhiere (...)

The alleged incident took place on East Sunday in north Dublin.  File  photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The taxi driver who was allegedly assaulted by a passenger earlier this month has said it is too late for apologies and that he is “prepared to go to (...)

Tega Agberhiere (17), an underage Irish soccer international who suffered serious injuries during an attack last in which gardaí said a ‘corrosive substance’ was used. Photograph: Damian Tiernan via Twitter

Gardaí believe drain-cleaning fluid may have used in an attack on a number of teenagers in Co Waterford last week. The incident occurred in the Earls(...)

A file photograph of a measles vaccination being administered. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The number of measles cases in Ireland has increased more than three-fold, according to a United Nations (UN) report that warns millions of children w(...)

Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Heineken, the world’s second largest brewer, increased beer sales in all regions in the first three months of 2019, although a reduction in marketing (...)

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