Written by MARINA KOREN
December 17, 2014 In what President Obama is calling "one of the most significant changes in our policy in more than 50 years," the White House announced Wednesday that it would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.
"Neither the American nor Cuban people are well-served by a rigid policy that's rooted in events that took place before most of us were born," said the president, who was born in 1961, the same year that the U.S. imposed a strict trade embargo on Cuba. Obama called the longstanding American stance toward Cuba an "outdated approach that for decades has failed to advance our interests."
Written by Nosa Osazuwa - Ireporter
At the ongoing inquest into the cause of the collapse of a building at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) that led to over 100 deaths, a witness for the Lagos State Police has told the court that the theory of sabotage has not been ruled out.
The Unit Commander in charge of the Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD) of the Lagos State Police Command, ASP Olakunle Olanrewaju, told the coroner that the police is still investigating the theory that explosives were used to cause the collapse of The SCOAN building on 12th September, 2014.
Written by JAMES ODZIWA - MARAVIPOST
Lawrence Francis O'Donnell, Jr. (born November 7, 1951) is an American political analyst, journalist, actor, producer, writer, and host of The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, a Monday through Thursday evening MSNBC opinion and news program. O'Donnell called himself a "practical European socialist" in a Newsmaker Interview dated November 11, 2005.
Written by YAMIKANI SIMUTOWE - MARAVIPOST
Newly elected chairperson of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa)-Malawi Chapter- Thom khanje has said his royalty will always be with the media and ordinary Malawian people.
Writing in his column, The Thumb, Khanje also promised to with the government "only if you respect" the freedom of the press and expression.