Current Affairs of 25 April 2016

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs of 25 April 2016

1. Former Finance Minister Clement Mouamba appointed as Prime Minister of Congo
1. Mouamba Clement, the former Congolese Finance Minister, was appointed as the Prime Minister of Congo. He was appointed to the post by Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
2. Clement will be responsible for forming a government in consultation with the president in accordance with the 25 October 2015 constitution.
3. Also, his major task after being appointed as Prime Minister would be to help in creating jobs for the youth, a majority of whom are struggling with under unemployment.

2. World Malaria Day 2016 observed with theme End Malaria For Good
1. World Malaria Day (WMD) 2016 was observed globally on 25 April 2016. The theme for 2016 is End Malaria For Good.
World Malaria Day
2. This year’s theme reflects the vision of a malaria-free world set out in the Global technical strategy for malaria 2016-2030. Adopted in May 2015 by the World Health Assembly, the strategy aims to dramatically lower the global malaria burden over the next 15 years.

3. Garcia-Mladenovic defeated Sania-Hingis to win Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament in Germany
1. French pair of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic won women’s doubles final of the Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament.
2. In the final held at Stuttgart in Germany, the French duo defeated the Indo-Swiss pair of top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis 6-2, 1-6, 6-10.
3. On the other hand, the women’s singles title was won by Angelique Kerber of Germany. In the final clash, the reigning Australian Open champion Kerber defeated her countrywoman Laura Siegemund 6-4, 6-0.

4. 24 April: National Panchayati Raj Diwas
1. Every year April 24 is being observed as National Panchayati Raj (PR) Diwas across India.
2. It marks the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.

5. Rafael Nadal won Barcelona Open Men's singles title
1. Rafael Nadal defeated two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the Barcelona Open of tennis 6-4, 7-5.
2. This was Nadal's 9th Barcelona Open title, and he has now won his opening 10 matches of the European clay-court season.