Unusual for Mr Scholz to choose Japan as his first travel destination… His predecessors…went to China first.
Nigeria’s first couple, President Muhammadu Buhari and Aisha Buhari, set the tone for an awkward commemoration of women’s day.
Ms Merkel was in office as German chancellor in 2014 when Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
“Avoid travel to Germany. If you must travel to Germany, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel,” it stated.
The German government approved the export of $4.5 billion worth of armaments in the first 10 months of 2021, says the Economic Affairs Ministry data.
Olaf Scholz of the centre-left Social Democrats defeated Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party in a close call election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Germany today (Wednesday) to attend a G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) meeting in Berlin on August 26 and 27.
The Western defence alliance has agreed to send additional evacuation planes to Kabul.
The remaining 22 housemates got N1,250,000 for participating in the task.
The vaccine was previously recommended only to people under 65 years of age due to insufficient data on its effects on older people.