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Books for Africa and MKIDA donate over 22,000 textbooks in memory of Ishmael Gitaa to Kenya schools

Books for Africa and MKIDA donate over 22,000 textbooks in memory of Ishmael Gitaa to Kenya schools

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Less than a year after his death, Books for Africa and Minnesota Kenyans International Development Agency (MKIDA), are helping keep the legacy of Ishmael…

African Immigrant Services secures $200,000 Bush Foundation grant

African Immigrant Services secures $200,000 Bush Foundation grant

African Immigrant Services, a Brooklyn Park – Minnesota based non-profit, and the reigning Non-Profit of the Year honoree of the African Awards that are presented by Mshale Newspaper,…

Prime Minister of Uganda will be Chief Guest for Twegaite Convention in Minnesota

Prime Minister of Uganda will be Chief Guest for Twegaite Convention in Minnesota

Ugandan Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, will be in Minneapolis this weekend as chief guest of the annual Twegaite International Convention that kicks off here on Thursday, May 21.…

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King Sunny Ade’s Show at The Cedar Cancelled

King Sunny Ade’s Show at The Cedar Cancelled

If you had plans to enjoy King Sunny Ade at The Cedar Cultural Center on…

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 to Perform at Rock the Garden June 21st

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 to Perform at Rock the Garden June 21st

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 understand how to play to huge crowds. They know how…

Ugandan Born Musician Samite to Headline International Children’s Festival at the Ordway

Ugandan Born Musician Samite to Headline International Children’s Festival at the Ordway

Samite (Sæm ē tay) n. 1.a. World-renowned musician, b. Humanitarian, c. Photographer. 2. Born and raised in…

Despite late late start, Sauti Sol kicks off U.S. tour with a bang

Despite late late start, Sauti Sol kicks off U.S. tour with a bang

Sauti Sol teased radio listeners with a 20 minute interview on KFAI radio Thursday afternoon…

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

If you haven’t already heard of Kenya’s Sauti Sol, get to know them now. Because…

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The Dandies Project makes a colorful splash at Coup d’Etat

The Dandies Project makes a colorful splash at Coup d’Etat

Spring comes in many colors in Minnesota and The Dandies Project latest book launch at Coup d’Etat was truly a spring affair not to be missed. The event…

Worried about the cost of shots? The MnVFC program can help

Worried about the cost of shots? The MnVFC program can help

Maria is the mom of a 12-month-old who is due for her next well child check-up with the doctor. Like any other parent, she wants what is best…

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…