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Women make progress in politics, but glass ceiling remains unbreakable

Women make progress in politics, but glass ceiling remains unbreakable

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a creature of the U.N.’s 193 member states and who serves at their will and pleasure, did not hesitate to fault 13 countries that kept…

African Paradise Restaurant Opens in South Minneapolis

African Paradise Restaurant Opens in South Minneapolis

All week long, tantalizing aromas have been wafting from the doors of African Paradise Restaurant as they’ve rehearsed for their grand opening, Friday, March 20. The freshly painted…

African Awards Gala venue announced and Leon Rodrigues joins Judges panel

African Awards Gala venue announced and Leon Rodrigues joins Judges panel

Mshale, organizer of the African Awards announced today that they have reached agreement with  the Minneapolis Convention Center to hold this year’s Awards gala at the venerated space…

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Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela sing freedom in tribute to anti-apartheid freedom fighters

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela sing freedom in tribute to anti-apartheid freedom fighters

It goes without saying that Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela delivered an outstanding performance as…

Seun Kuti to perform in Minneapolis at Rock the Garden

Seun Kuti to perform in Minneapolis at Rock the Garden

Attention Afrobeat fans: Be ready Thursday March 12 at 11am. Why? That is when Seun…

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela to ‘Rock the Ordway’

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela to ‘Rock the Ordway’

While Spring may still seem far off, Rock the Ordway, billed as “22 days of…

Yacub Addy, renowned Ghanaian drummer and composer passes

Yacub Addy, renowned Ghanaian drummer and composer passes

Yacub Addy, drummer, composer and choreographer from the Addy family of drummers, singers and dancers…

Van Vicker to star in his first Hollywood movie

Van Vicker to star in his first Hollywood movie

Ghanaian celebrated actor, Van Vicker, After many years in the movie industry has finally gotten…

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African Paradise Restaurant Opens in South Minneapolis

African Paradise Restaurant Opens in South Minneapolis

All week long, tantalizing aromas have been wafting from the doors of African Paradise Restaurant as they’ve rehearsed for their grand opening, Friday, March 20. The freshly painted…

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day

What is TB? TB is a serious disease caused by a bacteria (germ) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is most often found in a person’s lungs, but TB can…

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…

Growing awareness of end-of-life care among Nigerian immigrants

Growing awareness of end-of-life care among Nigerian immigrants

For Nigerian Americans, opting for all possible medical treatments for the ailing parents is normal. “This thinking represents the family caring and the filial duty in our culture.…

Influenza (flu): What you need to know

Influenza (flu): 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…

Keep your travels healthy

Keep your travels healthy

She meant for her son to get the vaccine but he was finally sleeping. The doctor said it was a special situation because they were traveling to visit…

What you need to know about Ebola

What you need to know about Ebola

Right now, there is an Ebola outbreak occurring in four West African countries – Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria. No one has contracted Ebola disease in the…