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Flamingo Restaurant: “We feel like we’re home”

Flamingo Restaurant: “We feel like we’re home”

In July 2010, six months after fulfilling their dream and opening Flamingo Restaurant (located at the intersection of Syndicate Street and University Avenue in St. Paul), Shegitu Kebede…

Westgate Mall attack coverage wins the New York Times a Pulitzer

Westgate Mall attack coverage wins the New York Times a Pulitzer

Coverage by the New York Times of the September 21, 2013 Al-Shabaab attack on the upscale Westgate mall in Nairobi has won the New York Times a Pulitzer…

“Freedom Day” fundraiser in Minneapolis to build classrooms in KwaZulu-Natal

“Freedom Day” fundraiser in Minneapolis to build classrooms in KwaZulu-Natal

Africa Classroom Connections holds its annual “Freedom Day” gathering on April 30 at the historic Alfred Pillsbury house in Minneapolis, home of Uri and Melissa Camarena. Freedom Day…

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Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Eric Omondi, recognizable by his trademark red hair on Kenyan TV, is currently touring the…

Can musicians contribute to peace in Africa?

Can musicians contribute to peace in Africa?

In his latest music video, world-renowned Senegalese pop star Youssou N’Dour does what he does…

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Acclaimed Nigerian musician Praiz is visiting the United States currently and will be visiting the…

National Museum of African Art showcases Eco-Friendly African Design

National Museum of African Art showcases Eco-Friendly African Design

Sustainable. Sexy. Eco-friendly. Ethnic. These are words that usually don’t go together when describing fashion…

Lupita Nyong’o wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Lupita Nyong’o wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Lupita Nyong’o's best supporting actress Oscar win marks a new chapter in the young actress’s…

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Is the Twin Cities losing Black professionals due to lacking social scene?

Is the Twin Cities losing Black professionals due to lacking social scene?

Recently on a local sports talk radio station the hosts were lamenting on the poor play of the Timberwolves and began discussing what they called an overall lack…

What you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy

What you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy

A pregnant woman has just returned from her first prenatal doctor’s visit. Her doctor has given her a large packet of information on how to keep herself and…

How to make a date with yourself for Valentine’s Day

How to make a date with yourself  for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re married, single or divorced, Valentine’s Day’s emphasis on romance and the expectations it sparks can create more stress than joy for many people, says Dr. Jaime…

Influenza: What you need to know

Influenza: What you need to know

Your child has been home from school for three days with a cough, runny nose, and fever. You’ve had to miss work to take care of him and…

Global partners commit $12 billion to UN-backed fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria

Global partners commit $12 billion to UN-backed fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomed today a $12 billion commitment by international partners to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at its fourth…

Ten African internet millionaires to watch

Ten African internet millionaires to watch

Forbes has named the ten African Internet millionaires it believes are worth watching as Africa’s technology sector accelerates. According to the magazine, the ten are: Nigeria’s Abasiama Idaresit…

Diabetes during Ramadan

Diabetes during Ramadan

This posting is courtesy of Wellshare International (Formerly Minnesota International Health Volunteers) Healthy living is an important part of Islam and is just as important during the Ramadan…