Europe

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland’s School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence. Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system dramatically, but how? One of the hottest trends in education reform lately is looking at the stunning success of the West’s reigning education superpower, Finland. Trouble is, when it comes […]

Nollywood

Mercy Johnson ends the year on high notes

  …Emerges Google’s most searched celebrity, beaten only by Facebook and 2go …wins Outstanding actress award in Australia One actress who made so much news in the year 2011 is delectable screen goddess Mercy Johnson. Saying that the year has been a really wonderful year for her is stating the obvious, as the curvaceous actress […]

North America

Venezuela’s Chavez: Did U.S. give Latin American leaders cancer?

CARACAS (Codewit) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speculated on Wednesday that the United States might have developed a way to give Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez joined the list of presidents diagnosed with the disease. It was a typically controversial statement by Venezuela’s socialist leader, who underwent surgery in June to remove […]