Colors: Blue Color

Vote counting is under way in Nigeria's tightest presidential election since military rule ended in 1999. Turnout appeared to be high, with many young, first-time voters arriving before dawn to cast their ballots.

Saturday's voting was marred by long delays at polling stations, as well as scattered reports of ballot box snatching and attacks by armed men. And some parties have raised alarm over allegations of irregularities, which could lead to a disputed outcome.

A Japanese startup announced plans to launch commercial space viewing balloon flights that it hopes will bring an otherwise astronomically expensive experience down to Earth.

Company CEO Keisuke Iwaya said passengers do not need to be billionaires, go through intense training or have the language skills needed to fly in a rocket. “It’s safe, economical and gentle for people,” Iwaya told reporters.

Jeremy Hunt has concluded his first international visit as Chancellor to Bengaluru, India, for the first G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting held under India’s 2023 Presidency.

The Chancellor, alongside Andrew Bailey, the Governor of the Bank of England, attended a meeting of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on Thursday 23 February.

A strong 6.8 earthquake was measured at 12.37 am GMT in Tajikistan in the Pamir National Park 41.53 miles W of Murghob, Tajikistan. Murghob or Murghab is the capital of Murghob District in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan. With a population of just under 7,500, Murghob is the only significant town in the eastern half of Gorno-Badakhshan.

Two important leadership changes of commercial core functions at Lufthansa Group and Lufthansa Airlines: Heiko Reitz will be the new CCO of Lufthansa Airlines and Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner will now be responsible for network, alliance and partner management of Lufthansa Group.

Heiko Reitz has made several key strategy decisions for network, alliance and partner management in recent years and drove harmonization and further development of holistic commercial customer offerings, also with airline partners.

Carolyn McCaskill, a Gallaudet University professor and founding director of its new Centre for Black Deaf Studies, has devoted her career to shining a light on Black American Sign Language (Black ASL).

McCaskill, who is deaf, also helped produce the recent documentary Signing Black in America and co-authored a book titled ‘The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure’, a compilation of research on Black sign language in the South and the people who use it.

Caribbean tourism stalwart George Myers, who passed away last week, was remembered by the chief executive of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board (NPIPB), the organization he helped form several decades ago.

“George was truly a legendary figure here in The Bahamas – a place he loved so deeply,” said Joy Jibrilu, NPIPB’s CEO. “He had that rare ability to touch and shape the lives of so many people throughout our country, the Caribbean region and beyond.

In the heart of Ghana's capital, Accra, hoardings plastered with artistic impressions of an architectural marvel block prying eyes from seeing what lies on the other side.

Depending on who you ask, the planned multi-million dollar building - known as the National Cathedral of Ghana - is either a symbol of the country's economic mismanagement or a strategic and bold investment.

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is now connecting African and Caribbean states through tourism, banking on the historical and heritage bondage between African and Caribbean people.

Speaking at the Future of Tourism panel during the just-ended Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Jamaica, the ATB Executive President Mr. Cuthbert Ncube said that Africa and the Caribbean states should be connected together through tourism.

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) will lead a KSA Pavilion at IDEX 2023, one of the world’s leading defence shows, to build new partnerships as it expands its global footprint and positions the Kingdom as a leading global defence player.

IDEX 2023 brings together the global defence community to share the latest trends, research, and capabilities that are shaping the sector's future.

Holidaymakers in search of both polar expedition sailing and warm water exploration in an ultra-luxury environment need look no further than Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours with the countdown to the arrival of its latest ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse II, now on.

It’s less than two months until the 228-person yacht departs on its debut sailing – an 11-day ‘Incredible Iberian Discovery’, cruising from Lisbon to Barcelona, departing on 12 April – before the new Discovery Yacht embarks on a summer season exploring the Mediterranean, Iceland and Scotland.

After leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a historic Super Bowl victory Sunday night in Arizona, Patrick Mahomes paused for a moment amid the euphoria of his team's championship performance and revealed that he is going to the one place every NFL player longs to go after the big game: "I'm Going to Disneyland!''

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness is facing potential prosecution for breaches of the anti-corruption law and public procurement rules. He was referred by the Integrity Commission to its Director of Corruption Prosecution (DCP) following the Commission’s conclusion that he may have influenced the awarding of government contracts to Westcon Construction Limited, whose principals, Robert Garvin and Donovan Simpson, had been known to him for the past 20 years and had business dealings with him.

At 27, Lasu Jacob works to tackle the twin problems of youth unemployment and food insecurity in his native South Sudan.

Jacob plans to teach young people in South Sudan techniques that he learned when he came to the United States that will allow them to grow more crops. That, he said, will “reduce hunger, create more jobs and reduce poverty.”