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An African’s view of Brexit

An African’s view of Brexit

Writing on the blogpost This Is Africa, Malawi journalist Levi Kabwato tackled the much reported story of “Brexit” from his own unique perspective. “European Union policies towards Africa…

African immigrants await key Supreme Court ruling on immigration

African immigrants await key Supreme Court ruling on immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court will announce its decision in United States v. Texas between now and the end of June. The outcome will determine the future of two…

SawaPay launches in direct competition to SendWave

SawaPay launches in direct competition to SendWave

MINNEAPOLIS – The money transfer landscape in the North America to Kenya corridor is about to undergo a major shakeup with the entry of SawaPay into the market.…

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Siama Matuzungidi to Shake the Stage at the Cedar May 31

Siama Matuzungidi traveled across Africa performing his beloved soukous music of Zaire, now Democratic Republic…

Queen of African music set for “Woman of Substance” concert in St. Paul

Queen of African music set for “Woman of Substance” concert in St. Paul

As part of St. Catherine University’s Woman of Substance Series, Angelique Kidjo will  perform at…

Acclaimed Mauritanian Griot, Noura Mint Seymali, coming to Minneapolis on February 19

Acclaimed Mauritanian Griot, Noura Mint Seymali, coming to Minneapolis on February 19

The Twin Cities has finally gotten lucky and will play host to the heir of…

Angelique Kidjo tickets go on sale for Twin Cities concert

Angelique Kidjo tickets go on sale for Twin Cities concert

After a five year hiatus, two-time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, will be back in…

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

The Little Africa initiative, spearheaded by project leader Gene Gelgelu, held its first arts, open…

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Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Aminata Kamara knows how important it is that her children are up-to-date on all of their shots so that they are protected from dangerous diseases. She also knows…

What you need to know about infant immunization

What you need to know about infant immunization

Vaccines are a very important part of protecting your children and yourself from some serious diseases. Anyone who has seen a person die or get very sick from…

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles kills 400 children in the world every day. It is very contagious and travels easily from one continent to another. But, there is something you can do…

Immunization and Pregnancy

Immunization and Pregnancy

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child healthy. Keeping your child healthy starts before they are born. When you’re pregnant, you take vitamins,…

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

If you are living with a long-term health condition like asthma, COPD, diabetes or heart disease, you take steps every day to stay healthy by taking your medicine,…

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

The small chartreuse and white building on the corner of East Lake Street and Stevens Avenue might be easy to miss, but what goes on inside might well…

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Last winter Samuel thought he had caught a bad cold, but after two weeks of being sick, his health took a sudden turn for the worse. Samuel, only…