Mexico elects its first woman president

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Claudia Sheinbaum becomes Mexico’s first woman president, so how will she tackle the country’s violence and insecurity? Also in the programme: Nigeria’s public sector workers go on strike disrupting power supplies; and was the so-called Bulgarian Crypto-queen murdered?

( Photo: Claudia Sheinbaum addressing a victory rally in Mexico city. Credit: Reuters.)
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