Current Affairs International - 29 May 2016

1. President of Guinea Bissau has named Baciro Dja as the Prime Minister of the country, as per a presidential decree. He succeeds Carlos Correia, who was sacked earlier this month.


2. An Indian American teen, Rishi Nair (12 years old) won the coveted USD 50,000 National Geographic Bee competition this year in which Indian-origin contestants won all the top three prizes. This is the fifth year in a row that an Indian-American has won the national tournament. 14-year-old Saketh Jonnalagadda from Massachusetts was the runner-up and winner of the USD 25,000 college scholarship and Kapil Nathan from Alabama won the third prize with USD 10,000 college scholarship.