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  1. Nigerians vote under cloud of Boko Haram threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Supporters cheer the convoy of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as he leaves after validating his voting card in his hometown of Daura.


  2. Nigeria votes in presidential pollRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    People walk in front of an election poster in Kano March 27, 2015. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people stockpiled food, cash and fuel for fear of post-election clashes.


  3. Nigeria Goes To The Polls Amid Boko Haram ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sky News

    It was a move frowned on by international observers and heavily criticised by the main Opposition candidate who saw it as a tactic by the ruling party to gain more time and more votes. The presidential contest is a mainly two-horse race with the former military ruler General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive party attempting to unseat the incumbent Goodluck Jonathan from the People's Democratic Party.


  4. Uzbekistan on eve of presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trend

    There is a day of silence today in Uzbekistan, on the eve of the year's biggest even - the presidential election. The selected president will rule the country for the next five years.


  5. Nigeria's election matters, and here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CNN

    The stakes are high in this election as the nation faces intensified attacks by extremist group Boko Haram. With security catapulting into a key issue, which candidate will voters trust to keep them safe? Nigeria is home to about 173 million people and is considered a powerhouse in the region.


  6. Central bank announces resolution plan for CLICORead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago Friday said it had instituted a five-point plan that would result in billions of dollars being used to settle the outstanding debts owed by Colonial Life Insurance Company . "Central Bank CLICO's resolution plan will bring closure to this deep financial wound inflicted on thousands of CLICO policyholders and Central Bank is doing all in its power and more to ensure that such a financial trauma will never again be inflicted on you," said CBTT Governor Jwala Rambarran at a news conference.


  7. Presidential Election: Winner to be announced on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The race for presidency is stiff between President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party and Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress but Nigerians would have known their next leader by Monday as the Independent National Electoral Commission has assured that the results of today's presidential and National Assembly elections would be released within 48 hours. Speaking at a joint press conference alongside the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps , Brigadier-General Johnson Olawumi, INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega said it would be made possible based on the improvements already made by the commission since the 2011 general elections.


  8. Trinidad and Tobago journalists report online harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | World Press Freedom Review

    The International Press Institute today expressed concern over reports of an escalation in online harassment of journalists in Trinidad and Tobago ahead of elections scheduled later this year. One Caribbean Media reported that a number of their journalists, many of them investigative reporters, and particularly female reporters, have been the subject of character attacks posted online that they say they believe is designed to undermine their credibility and intimidate journalists ahead of general elections in September.


  9. Tobago West MP stands firmRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    MINISTER of State in the Ministry of the People and Social Development Vernella Alleyne-Toppin yesterday stood her ground on statements she made in Parliament on Wednesday. She remained firm in her questions to the Opposition Leader, Dr Keith Rowley, as she lashed out against an article in the Express newspaper in which Roselyn Alleyne, mother of a child of Rowley, reportedly claimed the Minister had fabricated lies on the question of whether Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley committed statutory rape.


  10. CPO remains unmoved - still 9.84 percent for policeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association says it will not comment on statements made by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar that the police tried to hold the country to ransom by their 'Total Policing' action on Monday. Addressing the TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce annual general meeting on Wednesday, Persad-Bissessar said the action had inconvenienced and traumatised students and children, patients and the whole country, and no one had the right to hold the country to ransom.


  11. Clico repays $4B to GovtRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Colonial Life Insurance Company yesterday repaid government $4 billion of the money owing to the State for its bailout of the troubled CL Financial empire six years ago. Central Bank Governor, Jwala Rambaran, made the announcement at a news conference at tthe Central Bank, Independence Square, Port-of-Spain.


  12. Nigeria: Voters Determined, Anxious, Ahead of PollRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation and its biggest economy, goes to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president and parliament. DW spoke to Nigerian voters about their hopes, fears and political loyalties.


  13. LGBT advocates interrupt Jamaican prime minister's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Blade

    LGBT rights advocates on Thursday interrupted Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller's speech to members of her country's diaspora who were meeting at a New York church. Members of Jamaica Anti-Homophobia Stand, a group that advocates for LGBT Jamaicans, interrupted Simpson-Miller as she spoke at St. George's Episcopal Church in Manhattan.


  14. Canadian Olympian Dies in Swimming Accident off Saint Kitts and NevisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AccuWeather.com

    Canadian Olympian sprinter Daundre Barnaby died after he was swept out to sea Friday in a swimming accident during the national team's training camp in Saint Kitts and Nevis. The incident occurred about 11 a.m. Friday, local time, and authorities found Barnaby about four-and-a-half hours later, Athletics Canada said.


  15. Navas wants Real Madrid stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sky Sports

    Navas has made seven appearances, just three in the Primera Division, since joining the European champions from Levante last summer. He is a reported target of Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool but told Spanish sports newspaper Marca: "I feel very calm.


  16. Carlos Varela, a Cuban protest singer, poses for a picture at the bar ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Host Robert Siegel spoke to Carlos Varela, who is perhaps the most interesting political critic on the island in the past few decades. You might have expected him to be a dissident.


  17. Nigeria votes to elect president, parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newstime Africa

    Nigerians started casting their ballot on Saturday to elect a new president and national parliament, five hours after voters had filed out to be accredited. Voting got underway across much of Nigeria, although accreditation has not been concluded in several areas where it started behind schedule owing to issues of late arrival of officials and materials, according to Anadolu Agency reporters monitoring the exercise.


  18. Bournemouth sign Jones on loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sky Sports

    Bournemouth have signed striker Kenwyne Jones on loan from Cardiff City for the remainder of the season, subject to international clearance. The former Sunderland and Stoke player's loan move to the Championship table-toppers will run until the end of May as the Cherries bid for promotion to the Premier League.


  19. Portland Timbers 2 Add Eight to RosterRead the original story

    Thursday | Stumptown Footy

    New T2 signing Rundell Winchester scored a goal and an assist against UP on Sunday. - Jeremiah Mitchell Braeback/Stumptown Footy The Portland Timbers' USL side, Portland Timbers 2, have announced their second wave of signings today, adding five players to the team roster: goalkeepers Justin Luthy and Daniel Withrow, defender Matt Rose, midfielders Blair Gavin, Seth Casiple, and Tim Payne, and forwards Fatawu Safiu and Rundell Winchester have all signed with T2 for the side's inaugural season.


  20. Jamaica gay rights activist meets with Dutch ParliamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Daily Herald

    Jamaica-born Maurice Tomlinson, one of the world's most prominent Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender rights and HIV activists, met with Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday. Tomlinson, along with Kenyan LGBT activists George Gachara, Jim Chuchu and Njoki Ngumi, was invited by Member of Parliament Sjoerd Sjoerdsma of the Democratic Party D66, on whose request the meeting of the Second Chamber's Permanent Committee for Foreign Affairs took place.