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Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory Council

Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory Council

KILIFI, Kenya – Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent countries has vowed to expand its books donation program…

Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud visit met with protests in Minnesota

Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud visit met with protests in Minnesota

It was completely dark by the time Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrived at Northrop Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus on Aug. 9. But the lack…

America plays catch-up as it hosts the US-Africa Summit

America plays catch-up as it hosts the US-Africa Summit

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for an unprecedented summit aimed in part at building his legacy on a…

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Salif Keita to Grace Dakota Jazz Club Stage

When Salif Keita stepped on stage as an 18 year old in Mali, West Africa,…

Miguel to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards

Miguel to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards

MTV Base has revealed that R&B superstar Miguel is to join the star-studded line-up of…

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…

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Vax4Teens

Vax4Teens

Did you know that younger teens need vaccines, too? As kids get older, the protection from their childhood vaccines begins to wear off. There are also new diseases…

Healthy kids equals healthy minds!

Healthy kids equals healthy minds!

Did you know that vaccines help keep children and teens healthy?  And staying well helps them stay in school!  Healthy students are able to pay better attention and…

Hepatitis B: A serious infection that can be prevented

Hepatitis B: A serious infection that can be prevented

This article focuses on a specific type of hepatitis that is important to know about during pregnancy –Hepatitis B. What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver…

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…

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…