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Councilman Warsame to launch exclusive column in Mshale

Councilman Warsame to launch exclusive column in Mshale

The first Somali-American to win a municipal election in the United States, Councilman Abdi Warsame of Minneapolis, will debut a new column called “Councilman’s Corner” in Mshale. The…

From Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Bill Blazer: African immigrant entrepreneurs key to state’s future

From Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Bill Blazer: African immigrant entrepreneurs key to state’s future

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Somali Chamber of Commerce held its first annual celebration dinner Saturday at the Safari Restaurant in Minneapolis. Bill Blazer, interim president of the Minnesota…

New Kenyan Ambassador holds discussions with Mshale’s Gitaa

New Kenyan Ambassador holds discussions with Mshale’s Gitaa

  Kenya’s new ambassador to the United States, Robinson Njeru Githae, held a high level discussion with Mshale founder and publisher, Tom Gitaa, at the embassy last week.…

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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…

Congo’s Faustin Linyekula and Mozambique’s Panaibra Gabriel Canda to perform at the Walker November 7 and 8

Congo’s Faustin Linyekula and Mozambique’s Panaibra Gabriel Canda to perform at the Walker November 7 and 8

This two-evening program of intimately scaled dance-theater features extraordinary contemporary artists from the African continent…

‘Virunga’ team on the risks of politically-charged filmmaking

‘Virunga’ team on the risks of politically-charged filmmaking

Editor’s note: Virunga opens November 7 on Netflix. When filmmaker Orlando von Einsiedel (“Skateistan: To…

East African Voices at The Loft this Friday

The Loft’s Poetry Out Loud program, coordinated by Loft Education Outreach Manager Kathryn Savage, presents…

Salif Keita to Grace Dakota Jazz Club Stage

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

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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…

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?В  And staying well helps them stay in school!В  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…