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Algeria's new president Tebboune has been sworn in

Algeria's new president Tebboune has been sworn in

Algeria

<p>The new Algerian president Abdelmadjid Tebboune officially took office on Thursday by taking an oath at an official ceremony in Algiers, <span class="caps">AFP</span> journalists said.</p> <p>Elected in the first round on 12 December, Tebboune succeeds Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whom he served as prime minister. Bouteflika was forced to resign in April by an unprecedented popular movement that has been shaking Algeria for ten months.</p>
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